MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019 vs
Michelin Force AM 2017

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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 Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Rekon Race EXO TRForce AM
Year 20192017
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 ETB00046300
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 1203x60
Compound Dual CompoundGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 670 grams760 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 29x2.2526x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force AM 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force AM 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Michelin Force AM 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Rekon Race EXO TRForce AM
Specified Weight 670 grams760 grams
Measured Weight 680 grams781 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 56 mm58 mm
Measured Height 54 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.9 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.5 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm2.10 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Rekon Race EXO TRForce AM
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
31.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00950
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
33.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01007
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
37.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01121
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 Rekon Race EXO TRForce AM
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rekon Race EXO TRForce AM
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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