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


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Marathon Almotion (OneStar)Voyager 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 Members OnlyMembers Only
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 (OneStar) 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion (OneStar) 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion (OneStar) 2016
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Marathon Almotion (OneStar)Voyager Hyper
Specified Weight 610 grams395 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams415 grams
Measured Width Casing 38 mm (un-round)37 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 39 mm (un-round)35 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 2 mm0.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall Members 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 Marathon Almotion (OneStar)Voyager Hyper
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
No DataMembers Only
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
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
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 Marathon Almotion (OneStar)Voyager Hyper
Total Puncture Score Tread 107 Points60 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 6.6 mm3.3 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon Almotion (OneStar)Voyager Hyper
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon Almotion (OneStar)
  • Vittoria Voyager Hyper
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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