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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)

Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700c Tire (HS 440)

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Ride off into the sunset and beyond.

A new tread pattern updates the incredibly flat resistant Marathon Plus, which continues to be the go-to for touring, commuting and recreational use. Features include the newly-developed Smart Guard puncture barrier, a belt made of a special flexible rubber that is especially resistant to thorns and shards. The outer rubber is extremely hard wearing and features a grooved tread for traction on dirt and gravel roads. The Marathon Plus also has a reflective stripe on the sidewall for enhanced visibility.

This version of the Marathon Plus is available in 700c x 25mm (25-622 ISO; 115 Max PSI), 700c x 28mm (28-622 ISO; 100 Max PSI), 700c x 32mm (32-622 ISO; 95 Max PSI), 700c x 35mm (37-622 ISO; 85 max. PSI), 700c x 38mm (40-622 ISO; 85 max. PSI), and 700c x 47mm (47-622 ISO; 75 max PSI). Wire bead. Black/Reflective Stripe.

Please note that due to its extra-thick tread, this tire runs ~2mm wider/taller than typical Schwalbe tires. As such, the ISO width printed on the sidewall is actually greater than the common size printed on the tire (example: 700c x 35mm = 37-622 ISO). To avoid confusion, we sell this tire by its common 700c measurement, not its wider ISO measurement.

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

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%.

Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead 

Threads Per Inch: 67 

Applications: Training/Recreational, Commuting/Urban 

Made in: Netherlands 

Tire Width: 25mm (1.0in) 

Tire Width: 28mm (1.1in) 

Tire Width: 32mm (1.3in) 

Tire Width: 35mm (1.4in) 

Tire Width: 38mm (1.5in) 

Tire Width: 45mm (1.8in) 

Black/Reflective - 700c x 25mm

Weight: 580 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100766 

Tire Width: 25mm (1.0in) 

RimSize: 622 mm

Width: 25 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 25-622 

Max Pressure: 115 psi

Black/Reflective - 700c x 28mm

Weight: 740 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100767 

Tire Width: 28mm (1.1in) 

RimSize: 622 mm

Width: 28 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 28-622 

Max Pressure: 100 psi

Black/Reflective - 700c x 32mm

Weight: 830 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100768 

Tire Width: 32mm (1.3in) 

RimSize: 622 mm

Width: 32 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 32-622 

Max Pressure: 95 psi

Black/Reflective - 700c x 35mm

Weight: 890 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100769 

Tire Width: 35mm (1.4in) 

RimSize: 622 mm

Width: 35 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 35-622 

Max Pressure: 85 psi

Black/Reflective - 700c x 38mm

Weight: 1000 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100770V 

Tire Width: 38mm (1.5in) 

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 38-622 mm

Max Pressure: 85 PSI

Width: 38 mm

Black/Reflective - 700c x 45mm

Weight: 1100 grams

Mfg PartNum: 11100771 

Tire Width: 45mm (1.8in) 

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 45-622 mm

Max Pressure: 70 PSI

Width: 45 mm

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Reviewed 7/17/2022
by Richard
Cycling Enthusiast
Massachusetts
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Excellent tire

I ride a Performer JC70 74-100 miles a week. The original tires wore out in less than 800 miles. I replaced all three tires with the Marathon Plus. The rear bears a lot of weight, but It still lasted just under 4000 miles (replaced it with another Marathon). The fronts still have a lot of tread left and they are at 5100 miles.Never had a flat on any wheel! Another feature of the tire is that when I run them hard I get almost 2mph better average spee, but there is still excellent grip. Overall an excellent tire and I�ll keep using it when replacements are needed.

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Reviewed 5/2/2022
by Dan
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St. Joseph, Missouri
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Disappointed

I mounted these on my gravel bike for general touring, riding around town, and for riding on rails-to-trails type surfaces. After mounting and properly inflating them, I went for a ride around town. While going down a gentle hill at maybe 17 mph, my back tire hit a rock maybe the size of a walnut, and I immediately got a flat. When I examined the inside of the tire, the rubber was split diagonally for about an inch and a half inside the tire. I replaced the tube (the tube I was riding on had a 1-cm long rip) and re-inflated the tire to about 50 psi. The spot where the tire hit a the rock had a bulge and a gap between the treads where I could see the blue fabric beneath the rubber. I was able to continue my ride around town, but I do not feel comfortable going outside of town on a longer ride with that kind of damage.

I had previously been riding on some stock Bontraeger tires identical to those that came with my bike and rode them for maybe 900 miles without a flat. Then I bought these and - bam!!! - flat tire.

Call it an act of God or bad luck, but I just don't see the correlation between price and reliability.

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Reviewed 5/7/2020
by Curt the Pilot
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St. Louis &40IL side&41
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20 of 20 customers found this review helpful.
Great after one ride

I bought 32 mm Schwalbe Marathon Plus to replace the 28's (a Bontrager and a Continental) on my Trek Pilot. Before the purchase I read many reviews and knew the sobering advice that these were hard to mount, especially on tubeless-ready rims. My Trek has tubeless-ready Ultegra 6700 rims. Before mounting the Schwalbe's, I watched a few YouTube videos of the mounting procedure for that tire. Especially helpful was the strategy of working the second side of the tire halfway onto the rim and then securing it with zip ties at 3 and 9 o'clock. Installation was then easy without use of any other tools. I would not say that the tire is terribly tight. The difficulty is that the sidewalls are so stiff that getting the second side on the rim is like wrestling a live snake. When I worked one section on, the section I let go of hopped off. The zip ties were a terrific solution. There was no problem getting the tube tucked safely inside. I was almost disappointed that I didn't have to puff and strain to complete the installation. The trick is mental, not physical.

I am carrying the zip ties with my spare inner tube. I used to carry 2 spare tubes, so some weight saved there.

On the road, 32 miles, the Marathon Plus handled lighter than I expected, though obviously I am giving up something from the 28's. They didn't wobble at all after going up to full pressure, and rode well on asphalt at 70 PSI. For once I didn't bother to avoid the broken glass that I knew was there.

I probably should wait to review the tire, but I wanted to pass on the mounting information while it was fresh in my mind. I expect thousands of miles with no flats. No worries.

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Reviewed 4/27/2020
by Anonymous
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11 of 11 customers found this review helpful.
best puncture resistance available

I won't buy any other tire for commuting. I have never flatted in these, period. I ride all year long in the Midwest. The tread also lasts a long time. Fantastic tire.

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Reviewed 6/27/2022
by K brahaney
NE Ohio
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Excellent Flat and road hazard protection

You better protection against flats and road hazards. trade off is that ride is nowhere nearly as smooth as many other tires. Replaced one rear at 5.5k miles with no flats, and front still going strong,

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Reviewed 6/23/2022
by Mark
Hampton, VA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire

The Schwabe Marathon tires are great. I replaced my tires on my Trek Verve+ after 4300 trouble free miles. The rear tire was starting to wear and I had a 330 mile trip coming up. I replaced both tires. I kept the old front tire as a spare. With these tires, I have had not one flat. Great tire produced by a great company. Bike tires direct got my new tires to me quickly. Will definitely order from them again.

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Reviewed 12/4/2019
by Jaythree
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Seattle, WA
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18 of 18 customers found this review helpful.
Amazingly tough tire

A pair of the 700x38mm came on my Salsa Marrakesh that I bought in 2016 as an incentive to get back on a bike after a hip replacement at age 75. Now, 3 years later, I just flipped past 13,000 miles and the tires still have some tread depth. I only had one flat, from a piece of wire that entered through the sidewall. I ride mostly in urban Seattle where broken glass sparkles on the streets along with scattered drywall screws, hose clamps and other debris. The Marathons take it all in stride.

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Reviewed 1/20/2022
by PRMan
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Montgomery, AL
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
After 600-700 miles, no problems, still looks like new.

I didn't give a review for this tire immediately after I bought it, because others who had supposedly bought the same tire gave negative reviews, saying that the tire was easily punctured. (They proved it to themselves by driving nails through the tire (Duh!)) Anyway, I decided that I would wait until I had had the opportunity to put the tire to the test before I gave a review. So now that I've put somewhere between 600-700 miles on the tire, here's my review:

For the most part, I ride my bike 10-15 miles a day, three or four times a week (after I get home from work) - unless I'm on vacation - then I ride 20-50 miles a day. The roads that I ride on are OK for the most part - not smooth as silk and not an abomination either, except in a few places. The city of Montgomery tore up South Court Street and the parts of streets that intersect South Court Street more than a year ago. The city has not repaved these sections, even though it's been more than a year. What this means (for me) is that I have to ride across 50 yards packed, sharp stone, gravel every time that I go riding. I am not light! I weigh about 230lbs. The tires have never been punctured, nor do they show any sign of wear. I recommend the tire to anyone who wants to ride for a couple thousand miles without the inconvenience of fixing a flat and/or replacing the tire and tube.

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Reviewed 8/11/2022
by Tomatocyclist
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Tigard, Oregon
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They aren't bullet proof but darn near close!

This is my 4th pair of these touring/road tires and I love that I don't have to worry to much about running over the usual puncture debris. They aren't bullet proof but darn near close.

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Reviewed 6/6/2022
by Anonymous
Sacramento
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
The only tire that I have never had a flat, more time riding

These tires do everything and not getting a flat is a huge plus. I bike commute to work on a trail and then ride on city streets in heavy traffic. Great traction, seem to never get a flat and the reflective striping is just a bit more visibility for peace of mind. They are a bit tough to install but once they are on - your golden!

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Reviewed 11/15/2021
by PixelPirate
Daily Commuter
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Rolls good and is very puncture resistant.

I use these on hard packed dirt and pavement. They roll well for large tires and are very puncture resistant.

The Schwalbe punture belts, unlike other brands, actually protect the tires, they will even stop most Goat Head thorn punctures.

The only time I've ever had flats with Schwalbe tires, is when they start to wear thin and it's time to replace them anyways.

These wear very well too. I've been using Schwalbe Delta Cruiser IIs and Marathons for years and they last a good long time.

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Reviewed 10/21/2021
by Gary B
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Detroit, MI
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Delivers on what it promises, durable and great puncture protection

Finally wore one of these out after about 2-3k miles chewing it up on rough roads and broken glass. Puncture protection was excellent. Only had a couple of flats and those were basically bad luck from big slivers of glass. I didn't hesitate to stick with the same tire for replacement.

Trade-offs mentioned in other reviews were applicable as puncture resistance requires using more material which means a heavier, more expensive tire that will be a bit unwieldy to mount.

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Reviewed 7/13/2018
by Nathan
Daily Commuter
Wisconsin
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29 of 29 customers found this review helpful.
Great Tires

I use these for commuting and rail trail riding. They are great tires. I have about 500 miles on them now and they show little if any wear. I ride about 80 or more miles a week and these are my tire of choice due to there durability and lower rolling resistance.

I recently did 151 miles in 3 days on the Sparta 400 series of trails and these did well, they are not quite as good as other tires in soft ground and really not made for sandy spots but I was actually pleasantly surprised how well they handled that rail trail over all.

These tires corner very well, very good grip on asphalt.

One thing I will mention, these are not the tires I will use for winter, I use the Schwalbe GT 365's for that. I will also use the GT 365's if I am going to ride mostly soft or a little more technical terrain.

As an over all commuter or hard pack tire these are absolutely awesome. Buy them and ride them with confidence.

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Reviewed 7/19/2021
by Anonymous
Daily Commuter
New Orleans, LA
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Exceeding expectations after 6 weeks of usage.

After getting a nail puncture in a box store grade tire, I decided to purchase a higher quality tire. Settled on these Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires, replacing both the front and rear tires at the same time, after reading many reviews. I was a bit concerned after reading several accounts of the difficulty some people have installing the tires on the rims - but looking at a few videos on how to install (working the tire beads around from both sides of the rim at the same time) - it was not difficult at all. I've had these on for about 6 weeks now and ride about 50 miles a week. I've hit a few obstacles with the tires already (rocks, glass, sticks, etc) with no punctures. These are on a hybrid bike and I've noticed no rolling resistance difference from other tires I've used. After rolling on these for 6 weeks, I have a high level of confidence on their durability.

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Reviewed 6/20/2022
by JD Moffitt
Cycling Enthusiast
NW Indiana
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Big Bad Great Rolling Tires, so glad I finally got a pair.

Best tires I've ever had for my REI Novara touring bicycle!

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Reviewed 6/23/2022
by Wah
Here,there and everywhere
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Still on my tour...

Best touring tire made!! Best price from bike tire direct! The world may be flat, but my tires ain't.... no flats 4000 later....

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Reviewed 1/9/2017
by D W Miller
Casual Cyclist
Jacksonville, FL
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27 of 27 customers found this review helpful.
Excellent Tire

I ride a Specialized Crosstrail hybrid. I got the bike in 2011 and by now have logged over 20,000 miles on it using these tires. I have not had one flat. I ride almost exclusively on pavement, some trails and bike lanes on main roads. These tires have performed flawlessly. I highly recommend these tires (I also use only Michelin A3 Protek Max tubes). I am 73 years old and hate getting flats (which, in years previous, have had many).

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Reviewed 2/2/2017
by pmarty
Daily Commuter
Atlanta, GA
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10 of 10 customers found this review helpful.
Great commuter tire

I have rode about 200 miles with these tires so far. They are a great fit to my commuting rides. Most of my commute is on roadhighway shoulder, with a lot of debris (gravel, metallic parts, broken glass from wreck etc), typical from the Atlanta suburb roads, sometimes I need to ride on sidewalks or grass as well. I was riding 700x23 before and struggled to avoid flat tires, so I needed an extra strong tire that would fit on my road bike. Those tires are exactly this. The combination of thick resistance and low pressure (I put 5 bars), makes them very robust. This is a faster alternative to riding my moutain bike for this commute.

The downside is performance of course the grip and low pressure are not comparable to 700x23, and they are a bit rough to install (due to the thickness). But again I needed puncture resistance and the flexibility to ride on anything when safety dictates it, so all in all I give it 5 stars as it does the job suberbly.

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Review for Schwalbe 2013 Marathon Plus 700c
Reviewed 3/24/2009
by Dan (BikeTiresDirect.com Staff)
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland OR
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161 of 169 customers found this review helpful.
The best wet weather commuting tire ever.

I've been using this tire on my fixed gear rain bike for the last 4 years. I'm on my second set and have had one flat. Yeah the tire is heavy and hard to mount the first time but the puncture resistance and traction is worth it. I even put a set on my cargo bike because I definitively don't want a flat while carrying a load. Do yourself a favor and get a set of these tires if you ride where road debris is killing your current tires.

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Reviewed 1/31/2022
by MJBurman
Cycling Enthusiast
Southern California
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire

I put these tires on both of my bikes and I have no regrets. They wear well, I have not had a flat since I put those on my bike and I ride in areas that have nasty thorns on the bike path. I also like the reflective sidewall which I feel is "value added".

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