The famous Marathon, in a 20" size.
Schwalbe's Marathon Tire is renowned for its durability and puncture resistance. Now tougher than ever, yet lively enough for everyday riding. The 3mm thick Green Guard puncture protection belt is made from 1/3 recycled materials—tough on road debris; easy on the environment!
Schwalbe's refined Endurance Rubber compound is also included, with an even longer service life than the hard-wearing original version, plus better resistance to cracking.
The Marathon 20 Inch is available in Black with a Reflective stripe on the sidewall. The 1.5" width has a 100 PSI maximum and claimed weight of 530 g. It's also ECE-R75 certified, so it's suitable for all E-Bikes (even up to 50 km/h). 1.75" width has a 70 PSI maximum and claimed weight of 640 g. Wire bead.
20 Inch Sizing Note: There are two sizes commonly referred to as "20 inch" which are not interchangeable.
This size features a 406mm bead seat diameter (to ensure compatibility, this measurement should be printed somewhere on your existing tire or rim). The width measurement for the 406 size is almost always expressed in the form of a decimal (e.g. 1.50), not a fraction (e.g. 1 1/2). If you are unsure about which size fits your 20 inch rim please contact us.
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The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.
Weight: 550 grams
Threads Per Inch: 67
Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead
Wheel Size: 20" (ISO 406)
RimSize: 406 mm
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 40-406
Width: 40 mm
Max Pressure: 100 psi
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 47-406
Width: 47 mm
Max Pressure: 70 psi
Made in: Indonesia
20 x 1.5 Inch
Mfg PartNum: 11100148
Tire Width: 40mm (1.6in)
20 x 1.75 Inch
Mfg PartNum: 11100137
Tire Width: 47mm (1.9in)
Everything about this tire screams German quality. From its well-balanced mix of butyl and latex to its finely designed tread pattern this baby is all about fine-tuned control with virtually no roll resistance. As with all Schwalbe products, the quality goes in before the name goes on.
As the rider of an unusual vehicle (a street strider) I can attest to the quality of the Schwalbe brand. My upright, elliptical, three-wheeler makes a back and forth pattern as it strides down the street. The demands upon my front two wheels are tremendous. The wearability of the Schwalbe Marathon tires, in this difficult(unique) situation is unsurpassed. Professionals worldwide trust the Schwalbe brand to always deliver unsurpassed quality and value.
Schwalbe,where the rubber meets the road.
Respectfully submitted, BillBillyB.
When I first put them on my Trident Spike, I had to slow down. Otherwise I would push into the corners. But after 5 or 10 miles they were broken in and grip VERY well. I have put over 300 miles on them and they perform flawlessly. I have (unfortunately) run over some glass with no worries. Great investment. If I get several thousand miles out of them, I will get more.
I bought these tires for the front of my windcheetah after having a catastrophic failure with another brand. Since it was close to fall I decided not to go with the really low rolling resistance tires and try to push these into January - February (about 6 months). I've already put on 1430 miles and I have to say these are a lot easier pedaling than I expected. I have little to no wear showing and the ride is about a 8 out of 10 comfort wise. Some minor things that are annoying are the treads are wide enough to pick up lots of small rocks just long enough to throw them at me, obviously any treaded tire can do this though, and the side walls aren't as rigid as I'd like for some cornering. The sidewall stiffness is obviously a tradeoff for a smoother ride, and I can live with that. I will probably buy again but I will probably run slicks in the summer just for the rolling resistance. These are also a quiet tire on my scale.
Oh and no punctures which I am impressed with but it could just be luck.
I bought the 20 version of these tires. I am happy with them so far. I installed them on our InStep bike trailer which was still running its original tires and constantly getting flats. These tires installed easily enough and no flats yet. I don't know how much is due to tires, or slime in the tubes, but no flats was the goal and goal achieved so far.
My SWB recumbent is outfitted with a rear-wheel geared 450W motor powered by a 48V LiOn pack mounted on a rack directly above the rear wheel. The total weight of the bike is 60 LBS. Add my 200 LBS plus occasional cargo and tires wear out fast!
The Marathon GreenGuard tires have been a great option. After 300 miles there is almost no wear, the ride is smooth and the grip is excellent. The Kendas I was using were replaced at 500 miles.
I highly recommend the Schwalbe Marathon for riders interested in a long-lasting tire with great ride characteristics. As a previous bike shop owner, racer, and family biker I rate these tires as one of the very best cruising/commuting options available.
I replaced the 20 inch Maxxis Hookworm tires on my delta recumbent with these Schwable Marathon tires that are about 3/8 inch narrower. I was riding both brands at 100 PSI and these Marathon tires allow me to ride one gear higher with the same amount of energy. I am averaging around 5 minutes faster on a 10 mile, mostly flat, ride. The traction and trike handling have remained the same or better on normal roads. Now I am waiting to see if they provide more miles before they wear out. The tread pattern is deeper so I am hopeful. The rear tires on my trike are cambered inward and the Hookworm tires seemed a little thinner where the main part of the tire contacts the road. Rotating the tires didn't make a difference before.
This has been and continues to be the best overall tire for the recumbent and folding 406 sized wheel. Excellent rolling and wearing tire. Excellent flat protection. I have used lighter tires In the past but the durability and flat protection did not compare to the Marathon.
Marathons are also easy to mount. They have reflective stripes on the sidewalk. What more could you ask for??!
They are on the front of a 3 wheel trike that are disastrously tough on tires. These tires hold up to the test of being tough. Other tires have worn out in a very short period of time.
I put a pair of these on the front of my Performer JC-70 trike and have now put 50 miles on them. I inflated to 65 lbs, and had a much more comfortable ride than on the OEM Michelins inflated to 55. Steering is also much surer, and the grip is so good I now have to be careful not to over steer, especially on tight turns. Most important, on one of my regular set distance (10 mile) courses, I gained nearly 2 mph average speed without exerting more than normal effort. Did that course two days in a row just to be sure and the mph held. Overall very satisfied!
I replaced the original tires of my Btwin Tilt 500 folding bike for these Schwalbe Marathon after extensive research. Although I didn't need any special tools, it was necessary a little bit more effort to mount one of them. Till now, after 500 km, I'm very satisfied.
Bought one of these about two years ago and it has held up great. So I decided to get more for my trike. They roll easier than my previous tires and look like they are going to last much much longer. I haven't had any flats, I do go overboard with liners and puncture resistant tubes also...flats while out on a ride are not my idea of fun!
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