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Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyre with Smart Guard

Punctures are a memory. The SmartGuard‚ layer made from a flexible, special rubber offers particular resistance to shards of glass and flints. Even a thumbtack cannot penetrate this protective layer. The SmartGuard belt does not increase rolling resistance. The Marathon Plus rolls as easily as a tyre without protection.

  • SmartGuard
  • Durable compound
  • Please note that the 26” tyre is in the Road Tyre section and will NOT fit a MTB rim

Buy Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyre with Smart Guards from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.

  • Colour: Black
  • Size: Wire Bead
  • Wheel Size: 700c
  • Width: 35c, 32c, 25c, 38c, 28c
 
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 114 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Canada to mexico, no puncture I bought those tyre for my girlfriend before our trip from Canada to Mexico. No puncture, super comfy! Nothing to say, great tyre. Worth the little more money ! 22 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Durable, and they work I've had the same pair fitted for 3 years now. There's little wear, almost no punctures in daily commute riding. They're a pain to fit, though because they're so sturdy and you need to be careful to make sure the tyre is properly on the rim all round, or they can pop off in use. The hard rubber and rigid tyre mean the ride is a bit hard and grip is OK but not great. Overall, though if you want a (almost) bullet proof tyre, then get these. 20 August 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Solid tyre, shame they Don't stay on the rim very long Solid tyres with good puncture resistance. Difficult to get them located on the rim properly - they look too big. If you inflate them to anything near max pressure they tend to come off the rim when parked, sometimes when riding. When it does happen the inner tube gets trashed. The front one is unusable after 1700 miles as a long section of the bead has come off. 15 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by lives up to its dedcription No punctures in 9 months and many miles great tyres 08 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best I have found My ride to work is about 17 miles each way and I have been doing the ride for about 15 years about 3 times per week in all seasons. I have tried several different makes and types of tyre over the years but this is by far the best I have come across. They are not indestructible but they are as close as I have found. I swap the back for the front tyre after about 3000 miles and get about 4000 miles from the pair before they lose too much tread and become slightly susceptible to punctures. The grip is good but not fantastic in the wet and on slippery surfaces, but is plenty good enough. If you want to spend time riding the bike rather than fixing punctures, then I would recommend these tyres. 06 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent tyre for road use, no punctures Fitted these for the dunwich dynamo as didn't want any punctures but wanted an easier ride than on my land cruisers. No punctures, (other people got loads) ordered some more for my tandem now. 25 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Reliability! Forget the pump and the puncture repair kit. These are my first choice, just need an occasional pressure check and they'll go on and on and on. Did have an incident with a piece of freshly cut sheet steel that did cause a flat and destroyed the tyre by in-bedding itself in the side wall. Have these now on all my bikes barring my mountain bike. 23 July 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good quality tyres These tyres are very good quality, tough, flexible and durable. 17 July 2014
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Does this tyre have a reflective strip?
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Yes, as far as I know all marathon tyres have the reflective strip.
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Yes it runs the whole way round the tyre, but it does get dirty quickly, but don't let that put you off
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Yes, the tyre wall all the way around is reflective.

I highly recommend them, I have done just over 4,000 miles on my current ones with no punctures!
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I ordered a pair of these about a month ago and they do indeed have a reflective strip. It is really good and bright.
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Are repairs or tube replacements a nightmare?

I understand that getting a wire beaded tyre onto a wheel can be difficult. However can someone advise if with these tyres it is equally difficult to carry out a tube replacement in the unlikely event that you get a puncture? Some wire beaded tyres are easier than others to work with, and I wondered if these were easier or difficult.
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Yes, repairs are tricky, they are tough to get on and off
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A set of decent tyre levers will enable these tyres to be removed with little effort.
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Did not observe any difference regarding effort to mount/dismount these tires in relation to conventional tires I had in my bike previously.
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Depends on the size, 28mm are 100 psi whereas 38/42mm are 80 psi
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85psi is the maximum recommended pressure for these tyres.
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Does this tyre have the blue Smart Guard protection strip?

The strip isn't shown on the image but the Green Guard is shown on its' image.
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I have a set of these and the Smart Guard is blue, unless they have changed it very recently. Almost impossible to puncture the things anyway.
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Yes; these tyres have the (blue) Smart Guard rubber belt/ strip running inside the tread for additional puncture protection.
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These tyres are sized for larger diameter Road wheels (700c), and a 26" specific tyre is required for your wheels.
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The tyre you're looking at is a 700 (mm) which is bigger than your MTB "26 inch" tyre - so it won't fit. You need to look at 26in spec tyres.

The '2.1' on your existing tyre relates to the width of the tyre, in inches. Typically, MTB tyres tend to be shown in inches - e.g. 26 x 1.75. That would be a tyre suitable for a 26-inch MTB wheelset, and which gave a contact width of one-and-three-quarter inches. When you see specs like 700 x 32, that means it's a 700mm (diamter) tyre with a 32mm width.

To convert inches to millimetres (to get a rough idea), multiply by 25.4. EG: A 1.5-inch wide tyre would be pretty close to a 38mm wide tyre.

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Will this fit on my bike?

Will the 700 X 25 version of this tire fit a 2008 Cervelo r3? I run 700 x 25 shwalber duranos on the bike, but this tire seems to have a taller profile.
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Yes, this tyre should be fine as it carries the same ETRTO sizing (700 x 25).
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Will these fit a 29"inch MTB rim

Hi - I have a mountain bike with DT Swiss wheels - 622x19C.

I commute on my bike and want a decent set of tyres - will the widest version (38) of these fit ok?

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Due to the rim width, these tyres will fit and should give adequate volume when fully inflated.
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