MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Year 20142015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number TB9675340011600668
TPI 12067
Compound ExceptionPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 560 grams710 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.60
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.35
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.35
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Measured Weight 583 grams731 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.6 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.7 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.80 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.9 Watts20.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.4 Watts21.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.5 Watts22.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 38.2 Watts25.0 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009260.00609
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009410.00629
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010040.00671
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011450.00749
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 77
Puncture Resistance Side 47


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 1 / 55 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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