Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018 vs
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 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
  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard)
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassSchwalbe
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Year 20182015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number RF735TC-LX-CP11100007
TPI -67
Compound Endurance
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 355 grams730 grams
Min Air Pressure psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi85 psi
Made In JapanIndonesia
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)40-635 (28x1.50)
32-630 (27x1.25)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
25-622 (28x1.00)
23-622 (28x0.90)
37-590 (26x1.40)
44-584 (27.5x1.65)
50-559 (26x2.00)
47-559 (26x1.75)
40-622 (26x1.50)
32-559 (26x1.25)
47-507 (24x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
40-406 (20x1.50)
44-355 (18x1.65)
35-349 (16x1.35)
47-305 (16x1.75)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Specified Weight 355 grams730 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams729 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm35 mm
Measured Height 33 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 0.3 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm7.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm1.65 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 15.8 Watts18.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 16.7 Watts19.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 18.6 Watts21.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 21.8 Watts23.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 28.1 Watts30.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.004740.00564
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005010.00588
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.005580.00638
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.006530.00713
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.008420.00917
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 23 Points102 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard)
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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