MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014 vs
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

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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 MaxxisVittoria
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormMezcal
Year 20142017
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 TB96753400111.3M3.19.55.111HD
TPI 120120
Compound Exception4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 560 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormMezcal
Measured Weight 583 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.60 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested2.40 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormMezcal
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.9 Watts25.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.4 Watts26.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.5 Watts28.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 38.2 Watts30.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009260.00770
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009410.00800
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010040.00851
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011450.00926
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormMezcal
Puncture Resistance Tread 79
Puncture Resistance Side 45


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ikon eXCeption SilkwormMezcal
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 1 / 53 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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