Product Comparison: Schwalbe Marathon Green Guard vs Schwalbe Marathon Plus

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General Specifications
About the Product
The archetypal high quality touring tire. The highly elastic GreenGuard layer is 3 mm thick. One third of the GreenGuard is made up of recycled latex products.
Schwalbe's best selling model. The most puncture resistant pneumatic tire there is. In addition to the superior puncture protection it features many inner values: Rolling resistance, Recycling, Anti-aging.
Marathon Green Guard
Marathon Plus
Key Specs
Wheel Size
28 in.
20 in.
Tyre width
1.4 in.
1.35 in.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schwalbe Marathon Green Guard Reflex Wired Touring Tire
  • I was really pleasantly surprised by the speed I can carry.
  • Glassprooof touring tire. They work well on gravel roads.
  • These are certainly the most comfortable tires I have ever used. They smooth out any road imperfections for a smooth ride.
  • Great tyre, transformed the ride comfort and ideally for commuting/touring bikes
  • Good traction in the wet and on less than ideal road surfaces.
Schwalbe Marathon Plus HS Wire Tire
  • Installed like a dream. No problem fitting over the rims at all.
  • They ride like a dream and easily handled all the weight for a loaded tour plus me.
  • The Schwalbes are excellent commute tires with great grip and low rolling resistance. I have 500 miles on them now with almost no signs of wear and ZERO flats.
  • They're a smooth ride and offer greatly reduced roll resistance, especially from a stop. They're quick and easy to install.
  • Probably the most difficult tire to install- took me 3 hours to get one tire on and the back tire never went on the rim.
Size & Weight
28 in.
15.0 in.
1.83 lbs.
1.23 lbs.
28 in.
15.0 in.
1.5 in.
5 in.
Type Of Protector
Endurance Compound
Endurance Compound
Folding Bead
GreenGuard, Anti-aging, E-Bike ready
SmartGuard, Reflective sidewall, Anti-aging, Rolling resistance, E-Bike ready
What customers say about "Features"
Schwalbe Marathon Green Guard Reflex Wired Touring Tire
  • I purchase these Tyres for my ebike and since then I never had any flat incident, arrived quick were not folded and fitted on my ebike perfectly.
  • Rolling resistance feels good for what it is, and good for puncture protection.
  • Best tyres for city and touring use. Puncture proof and low rolling resistance.
  • Tyres are exactly what i was looking for. They were also not folded for ease of transport so they could be fitted straight away.
  • You cant beat these. No punctures so i just replace them when they get cut up but thats after 3 years of daily commuting.
Schwalbe Marathon Plus HS Wire Tire
  • They go on easy, they have a very nice reflective sidewall, they're less expensive, and the ride is so smooth. It kind of feels like a have a little suspension on my commuter bike.
  • I trust these tires more than any other tire on my e-bike.
  • These tires are excellent in the rain. They are high pressure, so they have the low rolling resistance I prefer.
  • These tyres grip well and with enough air can help you go faster, and i love the reflective strip on the sidewall.
  • Installation was one of the worst I've experienced for a tire. The rubber is so unforgiving that getting the tire bead to stay seated is almost impossible without extra assistance.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
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