MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisVittoria
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20162019
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 TB9674210011A.00.016
EAN 8022530017411
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 720 grams680 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
26x2.25
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 720 grams680 grams
Measured Weight 759 grams717 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm2.30 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00896
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
35.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01052
30.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00899
Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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