MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019 vs
Vittoria Mezcal 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 *
  • Vittoria Mezcal *
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisVittoria
Model Aspen EXO TRMezcal
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 ETB96895500111.3M3.19.55.111HD
EAN 4717784032719
TPI 120120
Compound Dual Compound4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 645 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Aspen EXO TRMezcal
Specified Weight 645 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 659 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 55 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.1 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.3 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mm2.40 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


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Aspen EXO TRMezcal
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
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 TRMezcal
Total Puncture Score Tread 29 Points40 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 mm2.4 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 TRMezcal
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR *
  • Vittoria Mezcal *
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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