Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeVredestein
Model Marathon RacerPerfect-E
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeSupplied by Continental
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100290
TPI 6730
Compound SpeedGrip
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 465 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 65 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 95 psi80 psi
Made In Indonesia
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)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Marathon RacerPerfect-E
Measured Weight 450 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm37 mm
Measured Height 32 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 1.5 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.6 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.8 mm1.4 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Marathon RacerPerfect-E
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 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.6 Watts27.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.8 Watts32.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 38.3 Watts41.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00626No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006770.00737
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007370.00818
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008630.00959
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011480.01238
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Marathon RacerPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 16 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 74 Points62 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 3 Points6 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 RacerPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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