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11112Re: Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tires?

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  • Rich
    Mar 2, 2010
      Joel;

      The Marathon Plus Tour is available in 50-559 and is available from Wallingford Bicycle Parts.

      http://www.wallbike.com/tires.html

      Rich Wood

      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, joel <joel@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Rich;
      >
      > They Big apple rolls a lot better then the marathon+, the marathon+ also
      > suffers badly from sidewall wear and cracking if you're not careful
      > about keeping the pressure high.
      >
      > That said if I could buy one in 50-559 I would run them. have a look at
      > what a co-worker of mine did it his
      >
      > <http://moz.net.nz/?p=74>
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Joel
      >
      > On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 19:19 +0000, Rich wrote:
      > >
      > > Anyone using these on an Xtracycle or Big Dummmy? I am thinking of
      > > getting a pair as I live in goathead country and having a rear flat on
      > > the BD out on the road looks like it would be a PITA compared to
      > > repairing a flat on a more normal bike with better rear wheel access.
      > > They are reputedly about the most puncture resistant bike tires
      > > available.
      > >
      > > Any comparisons of rolling resistance versus Big Apples? I know they
      > > are considerably heavier.
      > >
      > > Rich Wood
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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