MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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
  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20142017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number TB9675340011600298.02
EAN
TPI 12067
Compound ExceptionTrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 560 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 560 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 583 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm60 mm
Measured Height 53 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.90 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormHans Dampf TrailStar
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
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
33.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01004
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
38.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01145
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
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 eXCeption SilkwormHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormHans Dampf TrailStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 1 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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