Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016

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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
  • Schwalbe Energizer Plus
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Energizer PlusMarathon Mondial Evo
Year 20152016
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100312
TPI 6767
Compound EnergizerTravelStar
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 730 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 85 psi1 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
47-584 (27.5x1.75)
47-559 (26x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
50-559 (26x2.00)
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Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Energizer PlusMarathon Mondial Evo
Specified Weight 730 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 742 grams579 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm35 mm
Measured Height 36 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 7 mm6.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.5 mm1.1 mm
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 Energizer PlusMarathon Mondial Evo
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
19.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00597
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
21.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00644
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
31.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00935
38.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01157
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 Energizer PlusMarathon Mondial Evo
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 98 Points85 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 6 Points7 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Energizer PlusMarathon Mondial Evo
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Energizer Plus
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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