MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Year 20162016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number TB967421000012-5007
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62258-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.30
Specified Weight 720 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi50 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Measured Weight 759 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm56 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.80 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.9 Watts24.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.2 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.9 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.1 Watts31.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007760.00740
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008150.00764
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008960.00815
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010520.00938
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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