Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
CST E-Series Reach 2015 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CSTSchwalbe
Model E-Series ReachMarathon Plus
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100769
TPI -67
Compound Endurance
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 734 grams900 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)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
25-622 (28x1.00)
42-590 (26x1.60)
37-590 (26x1.40)
40-584 (27.5x1.50)
50-559 (26x2.00)
47-559 (26x1.75)
40-559 (26x1.50)
35-559 (26x1.35)
47-507 (24x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
35-406 (20x1.35)
35-349 (26x1.35)
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E-Series ReachMarathon Plus
Measured Weight 734 grams898 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm34 mm
Measured Height 34 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 1.1 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm1.6 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E-Series ReachMarathon Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar No Data22.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 19.0 Watts23.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 21.9 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 26.6 Watts28.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 36.2 Watts36.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar No Data0.00677
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005700.00707
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006560.00764
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007970.00866
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010850.01097
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E-Series ReachMarathon Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 44 Points117 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
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E-Series ReachMarathon Plus
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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