Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
CST E-Series Reach 2015 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
  • CST E-Series Reach
  • Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard)
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CSTSchwalbe
Model E-Series ReachMarathon (GreenGuard)
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100007
TPI -67
Compound Endurance
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 734 grams730 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 75 psi85 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 37-622 (28x1.40)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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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E-Series ReachMarathon (GreenGuard)
Specified Weight 734 grams730 grams
Measured Weight 734 grams729 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm35 mm
Measured Height 34 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 1.1 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm7.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm1.65 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E-Series ReachMarathon (GreenGuard)
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
No Data18.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00564
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
19.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00588
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
23.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00713
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
36.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01085
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
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 E-Series ReachMarathon (GreenGuard)
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 44 Points102 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 11 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E-Series ReachMarathon (GreenGuard)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • CST E-Series Reach
  • Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard)
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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