MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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 TB9674000011600492.02
EAN
TPI 12067
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 590 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 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
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 590 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 581 grams674 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm1.10 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.40 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 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
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 TLRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 54 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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