MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

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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 MaxxisSpecialized
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Ground Control
Year 20142016
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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Part Number TB967534000012-5007
TPI 120120
Compound Exception60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62258-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.30
Specified Weight 560 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 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 Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Ground Control
Measured Weight 583 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm56 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.50 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 SilkwormS-Works Ground Control
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.9 Watts24.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.4 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.5 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 38.2 Watts31.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009260.00740
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009410.00764
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010040.00815
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011450.00938
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 76
Puncture Resistance Side 45


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormS-Works Ground Control
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 1 / 53 / 5
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