MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

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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
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Rekon Race EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Year 20192016
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 ETB000463000012-5007
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 120120
Compound Dual Compound60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62258-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.30
Specified Weight 670 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi50 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.2529 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rekon Race EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Specified Weight 670 grams650 grams
Measured Weight 680 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 56 mm56 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 1.9 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.5 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.80 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 TRS-Works Ground Control
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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
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
31.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00938
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 TRS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rekon Race EXO TRS-Works Ground Control
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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