Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Kojak 2017 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 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
  • Schwalbe Kojak
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbeSchwalbe
Model KojakMarathon Mondial EvoMarathon Racer
Year 201720162015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range MedHighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600020.0111100290
TPI 676767
Compound SpeedGripTravelStarSpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"28"
Width mm 353735
Specified Weight 330 grams570 grams465 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi55 psi65 psi
Max Air Pressure 95 psi1 psi95 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
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)
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)
40-622 (28x1.50)
35-622 (28x1.35)
30-622 (28x1.20)
40-559 (26x1.50)
40-406 (20x1.50)
40-355 (18x1.50)
40-305 (16x1.50)
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model KojakMarathon Mondial EvoMarathon Racer
Specified Weight 330 grams570 grams465 grams
Measured Weight 351 grams579 grams450 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm (un-round)35 mm (un-round)33 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 31 mm (un-round)34 mm (un-round)32 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 0 mm2.6 mm1.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.9 mm6.1 mm4.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers 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 KojakMarathon Mondial EvoMarathon Racer
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
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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 Mondial EvoMarathon Racer
Total Puncture Score Tread 67 Points108 Points97 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 3.9 mm6.1 mm4.6 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model KojakMarathon Mondial EvoMarathon Racer
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Kojak
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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