Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015 Vs
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Marathon PlusMarathon Racer
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number 1110076911100290
TPI 6767
Compound EnduranceSpeedGrip
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3735
Specified Weight 900 grams465 grams
Min Pressure 5565
Max Pressure 8595
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 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)
40-622 (28x1.50)
35-622 (28x1.35)
30-622 (28x1.20)
40-559 (26x1.50)
40-406 (20x1.50)
40-355 (18x1.50)
40-305 (16x1.50)
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon PlusMarathon Racer
Measured Weight 898 grams450 grams
Measured Width Carcass 34 mm33 mm
Measured Height 36 mm32 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm1.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 9 mm4.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.6 mm0.8 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon PlusMarathon Racer
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 22.6 Watts20.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 23.6 Watts22.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 25.5 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts28.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 36.6 Watts38.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006770.00626
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.007070.00677
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007640.00737
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00863
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010970.01148
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon PlusMarathon Racer
Puncture Resistance Tread 1316
Puncture Resistance Side 54
Puncture Factor Tread* 11774
Puncture Factor Side* 83
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon PlusMarathon Racer
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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