MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014 vs
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

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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
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisVittoria
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRMezcal
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 TB96740000111.3M3.19.55.111HD
EAN
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 590 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
29x2.00
26x2.20
26x2.00
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRMezcal
Specified Weight 590 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 581 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm2.40 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 TLRMezcal
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRMezcal
Total Puncture Score Tread 22 Points40 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.7 mm2.4 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLRMezcal
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Vittoria Mezcal
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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