Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016 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 Mondial Evo
  • 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 Mondial EvoMarathon 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 11100769
TPI 6767
Compound TravelStarEndurance
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 570 grams900 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 1 psi85 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
50-559 (26x2.00)
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 Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon Mondial EvoMarathon Plus
Specified Weight 570 grams900 grams
Measured Weight 579 grams898 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm34 mm
Measured Height 34 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 2.6 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.1 mm9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.1 mm1.6 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon Mondial EvoMarathon Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
38.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01157
36.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01097
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 Mondial EvoMarathon Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 85 Points117 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 7 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon Mondial EvoMarathon Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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