Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 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 Marathon (GreenGuard)
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Marathon (GreenGuard)Marathon Plus
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 1110000711100769
TPI 6767
Compound EnduranceEndurance
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 730 grams900 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 85 psi85 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 40-635 (28x1.50)
32-630 (27x1.25)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
25-622 (28x1.00)
23-622 (28x0.90)
37-590 (26x1.40)
44-584 (27.5x1.65)
50-559 (26x2.00)
47-559 (26x1.75)
40-622 (26x1.50)
32-559 (26x1.25)
47-507 (24x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
40-406 (20x1.50)
44-355 (18x1.65)
35-349 (16x1.35)
47-305 (16x1.75)
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 Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon (GreenGuard)Marathon Plus
Measured Weight 729 grams898 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm34 mm
Measured Height 36 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 2.3 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 7.3 mm9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.65 mm1.6 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon (GreenGuard)Marathon Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 18.8 Watts22.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 19.6 Watts23.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 21.3 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 23.8 Watts28.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 30.6 Watts36.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.005640.00677
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005880.00707
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006380.00764
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007130.00866
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.009170.01097
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon (GreenGuard)Marathon Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 102 Points117 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 8 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon (GreenGuard)Marathon Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard)
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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