Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion TLE Addix 2021

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand PanaracerSchwalbe
Model Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
Year 20212021
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number RF738-LX-18PT211654230
TPI -67
Compound -Addix
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 38-62240-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3840
Specified Weight 420 grams625 grams
Min Air Pressure 45 psi50 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi80 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
38-622 (700x38c)
25-630 (27x1)
28-630 (27x1-1/8)
32-630 (27x1-1/4)
32-559 (26x1.25)
37-559 (26x1.50)
42-559 (26x1.75)
42-584 (650bx42)
40-622 (700x40c)
50-622 (700x50c)
55-622 (700x55c)
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Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion TLE Addix 2021
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Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion TLE Addix 2021
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Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion TLE Addix 2021

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
Specified Weight 420 grams625 grams
Measured Weight 408 grams607 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm (un-round)38 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 34 mm (un-round)37 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 1.4 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm5 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 Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
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Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
Members OnlyNo Data
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
21.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00641
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
20.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00618
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
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 Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
Total Puncture Score Tread 76 Points83 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 3.6 mm5 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Static Grip Test Results


Static Grip Test Results (higher is better)
Model Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
Wet Grip Average 63 Points74 Points
Wet Grip Center Members OnlyMembers Only
Wet Grip Edge Members OnlyMembers Only
Grip in points = coefficient of friction * 100

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pasela PT (ProTite)Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.5 / 53.5 / 5
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  • Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite)
  • Schwalbe Marathon Almotion TLE Addix
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