MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Static Grip Test Results
  6. Conclusion
  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed *
* Grip test data not available
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is best)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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 ETB0004630011600492.02
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 12067
Compound Dual CompoundAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 670 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.2526x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 670 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 680 grams674 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 56 mm55 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 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.40 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


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube None (40 ml sealant)None (40 ml sealant)
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
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
22.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00665
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Total Puncture Score Tread 25 Points22 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.5 mm1.4 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Static Grip Test Results


Static Grip Test Results (higher is better)
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Wet Grip Average 60 PointsNo Data
Wet Grip Center Members OnlyMembers Only
Wet Grip Edge Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Knob Height Center 1.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.5 mm4.5 mm
Grip in points = coefficient of friction * 100
Wet Grip Test and Off-Road Tires (info)

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rekon Race EXO TRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed *
* Grip test data not available
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 11-point radar charts