MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMaxxis
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRekon Race EXO TR
Year 20142019
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 TB96740000ETB00046300
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedDual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 590 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi60 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29x2.25
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRekon Race EXO TR
Specified Weight 590 grams670 grams
Measured Weight 581 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm56 mm
Measured Height 54 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm1.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.50 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 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRekon Race EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
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 Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRekon Race EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRekon Race EXO TR
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
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