MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 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
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
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 ETB0004630011601015
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 12067
Compound Dual CompoundAddix SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 670 grams630 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.2527.5x2.25
29x2.25
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 670 grams630 grams
Measured Weight 680 grams609 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 56 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)51 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 1.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.65 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
25.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00773
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
28.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00860
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 TRRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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