Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016 vs
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 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 Marathon Almotion
  • Vittoria Voyager Hyper
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Marathon AlmotionVoyager Hyper
Year 20162016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600593111.3VH.20.37.111BX
TPI 67120
Compound OneStarAramid 3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 40-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 4037
Specified Weight 610 grams395 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi60 psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi90 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 55-622 (28x2.15)
50-622 (28x2.00)
40-622 (28x1.50)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon AlmotionVoyager Hyper
Specified Weight 610 grams395 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams415 grams
Measured Width Casing 38 mm37 mm
Measured Height 39 mm35 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm0.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.8 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon AlmotionVoyager Hyper
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
No Data14.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00444
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
17.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00531
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
19.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00582
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
27.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00830
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 Marathon AlmotionVoyager Hyper
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 86 Points40 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 5 Points5 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon AlmotionVoyager Hyper
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon Almotion
  • Vittoria Voyager Hyper
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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