Product Comparison: Schwalbe Marathon Supreme vs Schwalbe Marathon Plus

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General Specifications
About the Product
The Supreme was the first Evolution line Marathon and now in its second generation. The OneStar compound makes it even faster. With the new profile it not only looks good, but also rolls more nimbly than ever before.
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 Supreme
Marathon Plus
Key Specs
Wheel Size
28 in.
20 in.
Tyre width
1.38 in.
1.35 in.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme HS 382 Touring Road Bike Tire
  • I have bombed down hills at 40mph fully loaded and 45mph unloaded, and these tires soaked up all the bumps in the road to provide for a safe, exciting descent.
  • The tires are also extremely supple, so they have excellent rolling resistance and it doesn't feel like you're being slowed down by your fat tires.
  • In addition to wearing well, the pliant sidewalls give a more comfortable ride when you use a slightly lower pressure than the max.
  • No more flat tires! I have not gotten a flat tire since I started riding with these Schwalbe tires.
  • While these tires are a bit heavy, their durability, comfort, and low rolling resistance easily make up for it.
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
10 in.
15.0 in.
0.97 lbs.
1.23 lbs.
4.5 in.
15.0 in.
3.5 in.
5 in.
Type Of Protector
OneStar compound
Endurance Compound
Stainless Steel
Folding Bead
Puncture Protection
SmartGuard, Reflective sidewall, Anti-aging, Rolling resistance, E-Bike ready
What customers say about "Features"
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme HS 382 Touring Road Bike Tire
  • Overall I feel confident on the bike with these tires. I also like the reflective sidewalls for nighttime visibility.
  • I like the grip these give (ride in the rain a lot) vs. the regular Marathon or something like a Specialize Armadillo.
  • These tires are FAST! At an advertised 440 grams, these tires made my bike almost a pound lighter than the 600g Contis I replaced.
  • I have 1500 miles on the tires, and the tread still looks brand-new. I have not had a single flat despite riding over a bunch of debris in the city.
  • Some other things I like about the tires are their reflective side-walls which provide appreciable lateral visibility at night.
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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