MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019 vs
Michelin Force XC 2017

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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 Aspen EXO TR
  • Michelin Force XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Aspen EXO TRForce XC
Year 20192017
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 ETB96895500
EAN 4717784032719
TPI 1203x110
Compound Dual CompoundGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 645 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force XC 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Aspen EXO TRForce XC
Specified Weight 645 grams670 grams
Measured Weight 659 grams660 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm58 mm
Measured Height 55 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.1 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.3 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mm2.20 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Aspen EXO TRForce XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 22.7 Watts29.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 24.3 Watts30.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 26.2 Watts32.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 30.6 Watts35.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006800.00887
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.007280.00917
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007850.00965
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009170.01058
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Aspen EXO TRForce XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Aspen EXO TRForce XC
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR
  • Michelin Force XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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