MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Michelin Force XC 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRForce XC
Year 20142017
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 TB96740000
TPI 1203x110
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 590 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 29 x 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
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 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRForce XC
Measured Weight 581 grams660 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm58 mm
Measured Height 54 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 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 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRForce XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 24.2 Watts29.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 25.4 Watts30.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 27.6 Watts32.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts35.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007250.00887
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.007610.00917
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008270.00965
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.01058
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRForce XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRForce XC
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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  • Michelin Force XC
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