MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

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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
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Fast Trak
Year 20142016
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 TB967534000012-4056
EAN
TPI 120120
Compound Exception60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 560 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 560 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 583 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.70 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 SilkwormS-Works Fast Trak
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
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
33.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01004
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
38.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01145
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 SilkwormS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Fast Trak
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 1 / 53 / 5
Buy At
  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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