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Schwalbe Road Plus Tires..Anybody?

Old 05-16-17, 01:55 PM
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Schwalbe Road Plus Tires..Anybody?

I have a chance to pick up a pair of Schwalbe Road Plus Tires for a good price:

https://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_t...ires/road_plus

Anybody use them or have experience with them? They would be in the 700x28-32 range..
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Old 05-16-17, 03:30 PM
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I run the Marathons from Schwalbe. Mate these look the same with a 3mm liner instead of the 5mm in the touring tyres. Tread wear is really good.
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Do they feel as a heavy tire to you?
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past 12 months saw 3 instances of premature Schwalbe tire failure. 1 of my own & 2 other BF contributors
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They will feel heavy and slow. Good for commuting, but not as much fun as a faster tire.
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Those look painful to ride for anything other than short commuter trips.
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995 grams per tire?
No way!
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Originally Posted by ckindt View Post
995 grams per tire?
No way!
And I thought my 40mm GravelKing SK tires were heavy at 490g each.
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You can get a light tire or a very puncture resistant one , but not Both. Choose.
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Originally Posted by 09box View Post
Do they feel as a heavy tire to you?

I'm not a weight weenie and appreciate the longevity that these tyres have. If you are concerned about weight then these tyres are probably going to feel very heavy.
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