MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Year 20142014
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 TB9674000011600256.01
EAN
TPI 120127
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 590 grams535 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi54 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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 TLRRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Specified Weight 590 grams535 grams
Measured Weight 581 grams534 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mmNot Tested

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 24.2 Watts19.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 25.4 Watts19.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 27.6 Watts21.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts23.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007250.00573
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.007610.00591
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008270.00635
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.00716
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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