MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR 2016

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 *
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR *
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Aspen EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak 2BR
Year 20192016
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 ETB968955000012-4056
EAN 4717784032719
TPI 120120
Compound Dual Compound60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 645 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.30
29x2.10
27.5x2.30
27.5x2.10
26x2.30
26x2.10
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR 2016
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR 2016
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Aspen EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak 2BR
Specified Weight 645 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 659 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 55 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.3 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mm1.70 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Aspen EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak 2BR
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube None (40 ml sealant)None (40 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
21.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00641
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
26.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00782
23.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00704
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 Results (higher is better)
Model Aspen EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak 2BR
Total Puncture Score Tread 29 Points25 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 2 mm1.7 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Aspen EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak 2BR
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR *
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2BR *
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts