MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

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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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20192015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number ETB0004630011600385.01
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 120127
Compound Dual CompoundPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 670 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.2529 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 670 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 680 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 56 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 1.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.5 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.70 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 TRRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 TRRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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