Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015 Vs
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Marathon PlusRandonneur
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number 11100769111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI 6730
Compound Endurance
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 900 grams570 grams
Min Pressure 55
Max Pressure 8570
Made In IndonesiaThailand
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)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon PlusRandonneur
Measured Weight 898 grams598 grams
Measured Width Carcass 34 mm33 mm
Measured Height 36 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 9 mm5.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.6 mm0.9 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon PlusRandonneur
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 22.6 WattsNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 23.6 Watts29.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 25.5 Watts32.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts38.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 36.6 Watts52.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00677No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.007070.00869
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007640.00971
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.01166
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010970.01562
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon PlusRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 1321
Puncture Resistance Side 54
Puncture Factor Tread* 117120
Puncture Factor Side* 84
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon PlusRandonneur
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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