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)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

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 Members OnlyMembers Only
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


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Specified Weight 355 grams730 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams729 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm (un-round)35 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 33 mm (un-round)36 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 0.3 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm7.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 60 psi / 4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
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Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
19.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00588
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
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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 Bon Jon PassMarathon (GreenGuard)
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only
Puncture Factor Tread* 23 Points102 Points
Puncture Factor Side* Members OnlyMembers Only
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

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)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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