Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Marathon AlmotionMarathon Plus
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 1160059311100769
TPI 6767
Compound OneStarEndurance
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 40-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 4037
Specified Weight 610 grams900 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi85 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 55-622 (28x2.15)
50-622 (28x2.00)
40-622 (28x1.50)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
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 Almotion 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
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 AlmotionMarathon Plus
Measured Weight 629 grams898 grams
Measured Width Casing 38 mm34 mm
Measured Height 39 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 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 AlmotionMarathon Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar No Data22.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 15.8 Watts23.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 17.1 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 19.4 Watts28.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 24.9 Watts36.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar No Data0.00677
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.004740.00707
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.005130.00764
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.005820.00866
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.007460.01097
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon AlmotionMarathon Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 86 Points117 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 5 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 AlmotionMarathon Plus
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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