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Schwalbe Smart Sam Plus 26 Inch Tire (HS 476)
Schwalbe Smart Sam Plus 26 Inch Tire (HS 476)

Schwalbe Smart Sam Plus 26 Inch Tire (HS 476)

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The Schwalbe Smart Sam Plus is a 26" tire that excels in all terrains and all weather conditions for gravel grinders and adventure cyclists alike. Featuring Schwalbe's Addix rubber compound, the Smart Sam Plus is incredibly versatile, providing the perfect balance between rolling resistance, grip, and protection. Taking puncture protection to the extreme, the Smart Sam Plus features the DoubleDown belt with Greenguard technology, this added layer stands up to slashes and punctures.


  • 26" tire that provides versatile performance for off-road adventures.
  • Two widths: 26x2.1", 26x2.25".
  • ETRTOs: 54-559 (26x.2.1"), 57-559 (26x2.25").
  • Addix rubber compound is versatile, durable, and fast.
  • DoubleDown protection belt under the tread and through sidewalls deflects punctures or stabs.
  • E-bike ready to 25 km/h, 50 km/h for the 2.25" width.
  • Claimed weight: 980 grams.

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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%.

Threads Per Inch: 67 

Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead 

Wheel Size: 26" (ISO 559) 

26 x 2.1 - GreenGuard

Weight: 920 grams

Tire Width: 54mm (2.1in) 

Mfg PartNum: 11101177.01 

26 x 2.25 - GreenGuard

Weight: 980 grams

Tire Width: 57mm (2.2in) 

Mfg PartNum: 11101180.01 

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Reviewed 1/12/2021
by Anonymous
Pittsburgh, PA
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Great tire!

These tires fit easily onto my 26 inch rims with no problems. I was worried about the tread not providing very much traction, but during a recent wet and muddy trail ride I did not slip at all and the tires shed mud very well. The rolled fast and did well down and up hills. This tire was perfect for my old rigid Trek 970.

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Reviewed 4/8/2020
by Mick
Cycling Enthusiast
North Alabama
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Improved Traction Immediately

Previously when I needed to accelerate and jumped on the pedals my rear tire would slip and give me nothing. When I installed this tire there was a very rewarding jump in traction. I can count on it to power me past obstacles and maintain traction even in wet red clay! Bike Tires Direct is my go-to online supplier when I have needs for my road, gravel or mountain bike! Selection, good prices and fast delivery... can't beat that.

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Reviewed 8/18/2018
by Sheila
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4 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Excellent for your e-mtb

I love these Schwalbe mtb tires. They are tough enough for e-bikes but still responsive on the trail. I put them on my 29er too. Yeah they will be a little tough to mount the first time...cuz they are Schwalbe tires. Worth the trouble.

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Reviewed 7/1/2019
by Tom
SF bay area
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Excellent road manners, great on singletrack

I want a sort-of wide tire for my rigid mountain bike, for pseudo suspension. But needed good road tire, too. This tire delivers both. The center line is almost solid so it delivers fast rolling on pavement. Lean it over a little, or sink into dirt, and the knobbiness shows up to work. Perfect for no-suspension bike

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