MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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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 SilkwormRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20142012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number TB96753400N/A
TPI 12067
Compound ExceptionORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 560 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRacing Ralph Performance
Measured Weight 583 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not TestedNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not TestedNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRacing Ralph Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.9 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.4 Watts20.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.5 Watts23.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 38.2 Watts27.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009260.00579
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009410.00626
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010040.00710
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011450.00836
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 710
Puncture Resistance Side 4Not Tested


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 1 / 54 / 5
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