Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Kojak 2017 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 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 Kojak
  • Schwalbe Marathon Almotion
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model KojakMarathon Almotion
Year 20172016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600020.0111600593
TPI 6767
Compound SpeedGripOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 35-62240-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3540
Specified Weight 330 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi50 psi
Max Air Pressure 95 psi80 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 32-355 (18x1.25)
32-369 (27x1 1/4)
35-406 (20x1.35)
35-559 (26x1.35)
50-559 (26x2.00)
35-622 (28x.135)
55-622 (28x2.15)
50-622 (28x2.00)
40-622 (28x1.50)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model KojakMarathon Almotion
Specified Weight 330 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 351 grams629 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm38 mm
Measured Height 31 mm39 mm
Tread Depth 0 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.9 mm6.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.9 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 KojakMarathon Almotion
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
No Data
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
29.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00872
19.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00582
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
37.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01124
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
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 KojakMarathon Almotion
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 47 Points86 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points5 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model KojakMarathon Almotion
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Kojak
  • Schwalbe Marathon Almotion
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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