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Schwalbe Durano Plus Road Tire

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Schwalbe's Durano Plus Road Tire is the tire to get if you're having problems with flats and want a "racing bike" tire. The Durano Plus has a SmartGuard belt that provides extremely effective protection against penetration punctures. The belt is made from a strong, highly elastic rubber layer that traps glass, wires and thorns before they can work their way through to the inner tube. The layer is not quite as thick as the corresponding layer on the Schwalbe Marathon Plus (probably the toughest tire on the market), but it is nevertheless quite effective. This tire is somewhat heavier than typical race tires, but adds less weight than sealant-filled tubes or extra flat protection inserts, and it's at least as effective, with less performance compromise.

The tread compound on the Durano Plus provides excellent traction, even in the wet, and will provide extremely long wear—often thousands of miles more than a top-end racing tire.

700c x 23mm (23-622 ISO) size weighs 340 grams with a max inflation pressure of 145 PSI. 700c x 25mm (25-622) size weighs 380 grams with a max inflation pressure of 115 PSI. Folding bead. 1 qty = 1 tire.

Applications: Performance Road Riding, Training/Recreational, Commuting/Urban 

Black 700x23

Weight: 340 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 23-622 

Max Pressure: 145 psi

Black 700x25

Weight: 380 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 25-622 

Max Pressure: 115 psi

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Reviewed 12/24/2014
by Mawiga
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Mississauga, ON, Canada
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Never flatted on 9500 kms

I have used 2 sets of these tires over 3 years,15000 kms and I am still riding on the second set. Only 2 flats. Excellent wear durability for sure and probably excellent puncture resistance. 80-90% of my kms are on rural roads that have minimal debris compared to city roads therefore puncture resistance not fully tested. The 2 flats noted were received riding through a small town with a lot of crap lying around railway tracks.

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Reviewed 3/23/2011
by Courtney (BikeTiresDirect.com Staff)
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Portland. OR
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16 of 16 customers found this review helpful.
Impressive

I use these tires on my single speed commuter I ride everyday. They easily have over 3,000 miles on them and I have suffered one flat. The SmartGuard adds some additional weight, but is well worth it's super flat protection. I regularly ride on dirt, gravel, off curbs, and make no move to get out of the way of road debris. I ride in Portland and ride in a fair amount of rain and find no difference in the traction when it's wet. Excellent tires.

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Reviewed 3/23/2011
by Courtney (BikeTiresDirect.com Staff)
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Portland. OR
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4 of 9 customers found this review helpful.
Impressive

I use these tires on my single speed commuter I ride everyday. They easily have over 3,000 miles on them and I have suffered one flat. The SmartGuard adds some additional weight, but is well worth it's super flat protection. I regularly ride on dirt, gravel, off curbs, and make no move to get out of the way of road debris. I ride in Portland and ride in a fair amount of rain and find no difference in the traction when it's wet. Excellent tires.

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Reviewed 10/30/2017
by Desert Fox
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Desert, Ca.
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Solid Tire

I've heard good things about Schwalbe Durano Plus Tire so I decided give them a try, they were on sale at a decent price which was even better. I ride in the Desert where's a lot of thrones and glass. These tires have held

up great one flat in 3,500 miles. I've recommended them to friends now we're all riding the same tires.

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Reviewed 8/14/2017
by Anonymous
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Great tires

Provideva soft comfortable ride.

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Reviewed 5/11/2015
by tg16
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Baton Rouge, LA
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
I can ride with confidence that I won't be on the side of the road fixiing a flat.

I installed these tires and ride on good and bad roads alike. There are a few places where the roads are torn up around a local bayou and I go over them without a worry. My priority was flat resistance, however, I have found these tires to roll and corner better than I had hoped. I did one duathlon in a rural are and the tire performed well.

I inflate to 100psi and run the 700x25's.

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Reviewed 11/22/2014
by Jack
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Orlando
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
El Mejor

El mejor I believe translates to the 'the best'. I've tried all the major brands over the last decade but none match the combination of durability and ride quality. They handle well wet and corner well at the limits of my ability. I've never had a flat. I've dug out some glass and had some cuts but nothing has gotten thru the 'smart guard'. I cut one in half after I wore it out, the smart guard is a great layer in the road contact area, the side walls are thick but still flex well. FYI, I'm 90 Kg and use the 25's on my carbon bike. I also have 3 other bikes with tires from 700-28 to my 29er, I've got Schwalbes on all of them.

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Reviewed 8/29/2014
by Anonymous
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Johns Creek, GA
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
No flats in 10 months

Seems to grip well. No flats since I put them on 10 months ago. Probably have 2-3 K miles on them.

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Reviewed 6/19/2014
by Fred
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Carmichael, CA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
One tough tire

I commute a few times a week and ride through areas of rough road and debris. I need a tire with good flat prevention and longevity. I had heard good things about Schwalbe and I am glad I tried them. They ride smoother than I expected and tract very well even in cornering. These are tough tires. I like them better than the Michelin Krylion. Much better!

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Reviewed 4/6/2014
by Anonymous
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3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Use this tire to battle brutal roads at speed and with confidence.

I bought this tire in a 25 to race the Battenkill road race in upstate New York this year, which features 65 miles on a mix of mediocre pavement and terrible dirt, and this tire road like a dream, cornering confidently on wet pavement at fifty miles an hour and descending dirt at forty without fear of flats or slip-outs. I won't ride them again until I'm racing again on dirt or cobbles, but these tires are worth every penny and every extra gram.

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Reviewed 2/24/2014
by rain rider
Competitive Racer
oregon
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3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
mileage eaters

I bought these tires to replace some 25c Gatorskins and haven't found any problems with them thus far. I ride in the rain and these are my winter tires. The performance is fine and the ride smooth enough to do club rides or long solo rides

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Reviewed 2/14/2014
by steve
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eastern oregon
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
the best tire i have ever used!

I have the first set of schwalbe durano plus road tires and I have 3200 miles on my front tire and I had one flat on it,it was a large piece of glass.i have about 1200 miles on my rear tire and have had one flat on it.i am a large rider I am 215 lbs.and I ride 10,000 a year and ride on a lot of bad roads and bad weather with gravel and glass nails you name it!i think they are great tires and I just received a new set so when the first set wears out I have a new set!

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Reviewed 1/9/2014
by Bob
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Walla Walla, WA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great long lasting tire

Durable, smooth, and relatively puncture resistant

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Reviewed 12/17/2013
by Jack
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Orlando
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Best all around training/touring tire

I ride 1000 mi/month. Commuting and randoneuring. These are my go-to tires. I use 700-28s on my brevet bike and 25s on my carbon commuter. I've never flatted. I wear these out first. I'm 200s and get 3500-4000 miles out of a set. They are the best I've found for this application. I use lighter, more grippy tires on my 'speedster'.

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Reviewed 11/11/2013
by Bill
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
After thirty years of riding I found this tire.

This is the best all around tire I have found for daily rides-not racing. And I have been riding for over thirty years. No flats yet!

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Reviewed 9/12/2013
by rj510510
carmel, in
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3 thousand plus miles no flats

I have had this for about 4-5 months,and I have yet to have a flat tire yet, when I was using conti gatorskins I would be getting flat tires all the time, these are great tires for training or racing, they work fine!! The puncture protection on these tires are awesome, not even one flat yet, they have me sold!!

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Reviewed 8/26/2013
by jc
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Western NY
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A great flat resistant tire

I bought these tires last summer after having flat after flat on the tires that came with my road bike. I have rode on these tires (25's) being as heavy as 300 lbs with no trouble at all! Im know down to around 250 and Im actually afraid to ever go to another tire because these have been so dependable. I ride on some pretty terrible roads up here to.

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Reviewed 12/20/2012
by attores
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Chicagoland
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
A good tire for my tandem

I'm beyond racing any more, but I like responsive tires on my bikes. The Schwalbe Durano Plus tire in a 700X25 fills the bill for our Calfee tandem. We get good life and good puncture resistance to go with the performance. I also use these tires on single bikes. Using about 90 lbs pressure gives both good ride and good precision steering. All around dependable tire.

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Reviewed 9/17/2012
by Weegie
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Brentwood, CA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
One tuff tire !

It's a tank of a tire, I have went out of my way to test it, have ran over everything in sight no flats goatheads, glass, staples they just keep going. I you're sick of flats get these.

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Reviewed 9/6/2012
by Nick
Competitive Racer
Eugene, OR
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great training tire or rough roadroubaix race tire.

I've used the Schwalbe tires for commuting for 4 years with great results and love the Durano for an all-season training tire. It's light enough to race if you're riding a roubaix or questionable pavement but really shines for how long they hold up to training miles.

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