Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 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
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVredestein
Model Marathon Mondial EvoPerfect-E
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number
TPI 6730
Compound TravelStar
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 570 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 55 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 1 psi80 psi
Made In Indonesia
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)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Marathon Mondial EvoPerfect-E
Specified Weight 570 grams660 grams
Measured Weight 579 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm37 mm
Measured Height 34 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 2.6 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.1 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.1 mm1.4 mm
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 Mondial EvoPerfect-E
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
No Data
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
27.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00818
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
32.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00959
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
38.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01157
41.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01238
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 Mondial EvoPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 85 Points62 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 7 Points6 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 EvoPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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