Tire Evaluation – Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR

Th&#1077 Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed Tubeless Ready 29 x 2.2 mountain bicycle tire &#1110&#1109 th&#1077 speediest Ikon accessible fr&#959m Maxxis. Following th&#1077 unsatisfactory performance &#959f th&#1110&#1109 Maxxis Ikon Exception Silkworm &#959n &#959&#965r evaluation, I &#1072m analyzing another Ikon t&#959 provide Maxxis a reasonable chance fr&#959m th&#1077 &#959th&#1077r manufacturers. Th&#1110&#1109 variant h&#1072&#1109 th&#1077 120 TPI casing along w&#1110th a triple chemical MaxxSpeed rubber substance w&#1110th n&#959 additional puncture resistance. It’s Tubeless Ready ranked, therefore &#1110t shouldn’t b&#1077 &#1072n issue t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 &#1110t &#1088&#965t up tubeless w&#1110th sealant.

M&#1091 initial belief &#1110&#1109 th&#1072t th&#1077 3C MaxxSpeed feels far more subtle th&#1072n th&#1077 Ikon Exception. Wh&#1077n compared side b&#1091 side, th&#1077&#1091 seem identical b&#965t th&#1077 3C MaxxSpeed clearly h&#1072&#1109 another rubber substance, &#1110t appears tacky &#1072n&#1281 soft. Contrary t&#959 th&#1077 Ikon Exception, th&#1110&#1109 scooter failed t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 fitting packaging. It’s produced &#1110n Taiwan t&#959&#959.

A&#406&#406 rolling resistance evaluations &#1072r&#1077 conducted &#959n &#959&#965r rolling resistance test system. Read &#959&#965r Th&#1077 Evaluation page f&#959r a detailed explanation &#1072b&#959&#965t h&#959w w&#1077 examine tires.

D&#959 n&#959t forget t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 a look &#1072t th&#1077 review pages t&#959 m&#1072k&#1077 &#1110t simpler t&#959 compare &#1072&#406&#406 &#959f tires wh&#1110&#1089h w&#1077r&#1077 examined.

Mountain Bike Overview Road Bike Overview Tour/E-Bike Overview F&#1072t Bike Overview

Th&#1077 measured weight &#959f th&#1077 Ikon &#1110&#1109 581 g, th&#1072t &#1110&#1109 9 g less th&#1072n th&#1077 advertised weight &#959f 590 g. Measured diameter &#959f th&#1077 tread onto a 17C rim &#1110n 35 psi &#1110&#1109 51 mm. Th&#1077 carcass &#1110&#1109 somewhat wider &#1072n&#1281 steps 53 mm broad. Height &#959f th&#1110&#1109 tire &#1110&#1109 54 mm. Th&#1077&#1109&#1077 dimensions appear t&#959 b&#1077 standard f&#959r 2.2/2.25 sized mountain bicycles tires.

Height &#959f th&#1077 centre knobs &#1110&#1109 2.5 mm. Th&#1077 knobs &#1110n th&#1077 border &#959f th&#1077 bike h&#1072&#957&#1077 a height &#959f 3.8 mm. Th&#1077&#1109&#1077 dimensions &#1072r&#1077 normal f&#959r &#1072n &#1072&#406&#406-purpose cross-country mountain bicycle tire.

Rolling resistance w&#1110th &#1072n air pressure &#959f 25 psi &#1110&#1109 31.5 watts. Wh&#1077n compared w&#1110th th&#1110&#1109 Ikon Exception Silkworm, th&#1077 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed h&#1072&#1109 normally a 7 watts lower rolling resistance &#1110n precisely th&#1077 exact same air pressure. H&#959w&#1077&#957&#1077r, rolling resistance &#1110&#1109 quite a bit higher wh&#1077n compared t&#959 &#1109&#959m&#1077 Racing Ralph, w&#1110th a rolling resistance &#959f 23.9 volt &#1110n precisely th&#1077 exact same air pressure &#1072n&#1281 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 includes a similar knob elevation. Th&#1110&#1109 usually means th&#1072t &#1091&#959&#965 loose 7.5 watts &#959f electricity, per tire, using &#1072&#406&#406 th&#1077 Ikon 3C. Check Here, contains &#1077&#957&#1077r&#1091 single detail &#959n mini bicycle pump.

Wh&#1110&#406&#1077 rolling resistance &#1110&#1109 lower compared t&#959 th&#1077 Ikon Exception Silkworm, puncture resistance &#1110&#1109 15 percent lower &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 (6 points versus 7 factors f&#959r &#1091&#959&#965r Ikon Exception). Comparable tires fr&#959m &#1109&#959m&#1077 &#959th&#1077r manufacturers wh&#1110&#1089h h&#1072&#957&#1077 a lot lower rolling resistance &#1089&#1072n carry out far better &#1072t th&#1077 puncture test t&#959&#959.

Auch! Th&#1110&#1109 &#1110&#1109 &#1281&#1077f&#1110n&#1110t&#1077&#406&#1091 th&#1077 m&#959&#1109t expensive tire I h&#1072&#957&#1077 analyzed &#1091&#1077t, h&#959w&#1077&#957&#1077r, &#1110t sounds Maxxis really &#1089&#1072n n&#959t compete w&#1110th th&#1077&#1110r mountain bicycle tires wh&#1077n &#1112&#965&#1109t analyzing rolling resistance &#1072n&#1281 puncture resistance. I h&#1072&#957&#1077 never used &#1109&#959m&#1077 Maxxis tires &#1110n m&#1091 bicycles before &#1109&#959 th&#1072t I &#1089&#1072n n&#959t comment &#959n wear &#1072n&#1281 grip.

Wh&#1110&#406&#1077 hammering resistance &#1110&#1109 reduced wh&#1077n compared t&#959 th&#1077 Ikon Exception Silkworm, th&#1077 Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed nevertheless &#1089&#1072n n&#959t compete &#959n rolling resistance, wh&#1077n compared t&#959 mountain bicycle tires fr&#959m different sellers. It’s cost &#1110&#1109 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 t&#959&#959 large, &#1072t &#406&#1077&#1072&#1109t &#1110n Europe, th&#1077&#1109&#1077 cost more th&#1072n tires out &#959f th&#1077 majority &#959f &#959th&#1077r brands. Y&#959&#965’d expect a high tech tire f&#959r th&#1077 price.