MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

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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
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRS-Works Fast Trak
Year 20142016
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 TB967400000012-4056
EAN
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 590 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi 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
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 590 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 581 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.70 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 TLRS-Works Fast Trak
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
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 TLRS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRS-Works Fast Trak
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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