MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

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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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20142015
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 TB9675340011600385.01
TPI 120127
Compound ExceptionPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 560 grams520 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 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Measured Weight 583 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.70 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.9 Watts19.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.4 Watts20.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.5 Watts21.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 38.2 Watts22.7 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009260.00591
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009410.00606
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010040.00629
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011450.00680
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 1 / 55 / 5
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  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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