Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Kojak 2017 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model KojakMarathon Plus
Year 20172015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600020.0111100769
TPI 6767
Compound SpeedGripEndurance
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 330 grams900 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 95 psi85 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)
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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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Kojak 2017
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model KojakMarathon Plus
Specified Weight 330 grams900 grams
Measured Weight 351 grams898 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm34 mm
Measured Height 31 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 0 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.9 mm9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.6 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 Plus
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
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
29.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00872
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
37.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01124
36.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01097
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 Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 47 Points117 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model KojakMarathon Plus
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Kojak
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