Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVredestein
Model Marathon AlmotionPerfect-E
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number 11600593-
TPI 6730
Compound OneStar
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 40-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 4037
Specified Weight 610 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi80 psi
Made In Indonesia
Available Sizes 55-622 (28x2.15)
50-622 (28x2.00)
40-622 (28x1.50)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon AlmotionPerfect-E
Measured Weight 629 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 38 mm37 mm
Measured Height 39 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm1.4 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon AlmotionPerfect-E
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar No DataNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 15.8 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 17.1 Watts27.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 19.4 Watts32.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 24.9 Watts41.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar No DataNo Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.004740.00737
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.005130.00818
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.005820.00959
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.007460.01238
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon AlmotionPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 1313
Puncture Resistance Side 54
Puncture Factor Tread* 8662
Puncture Factor Side* 56
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon AlmotionPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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