Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015 vs
Vittoria Randonneur 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 Racer
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Marathon RacerRandonneur
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100290111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI 6730
Compound SpeedGrip
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 465 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 65 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 95 psi70 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 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)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon RacerRandonneur
Measured Weight 450 grams598 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm33 mm
Measured Height 32 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 1.5 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.6 mm5.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.8 mm0.9 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon RacerRandonneur
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.9 WattsNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 22.6 Watts29.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.6 Watts32.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.8 Watts38.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 38.3 Watts52.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00626No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006770.00869
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007370.00971
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008630.01166
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011480.01562
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon RacerRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 16 Points21 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 74 Points120 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 3 Points4 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Marathon RacerRandonneur
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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