Schwalbe Big Apple Tire

2.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $33.95


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Product Description

Schwalbe Big Apple Tire: All-around pavement/hardpack balloon tire with KevlarGuard flat protection. Schwalbe's Big Apple is a huge, high-air volume tire. The big air capacity offers a natural suspension action.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by saba a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: June 17, 2013

Strengths:    I haven't found one yet.

Weaknesses:    Reallly slow and heavy even at 50-60 PSI.

Bottom Line:   
I have the 2.15 Performance Line version. Schwalbe sais they weigh 710g but mine are 780g.
I really don't see how these tires have such good reviews.
They were supposed to be fast and comfortable. When inflated to minimum pressure(2 BAR) they are comfortable but sooo slooow. When inflated to max pressure, they are a little faster but the comfort is gone.
My Conti X-King 2.2 tyres are faster and more comfortable at any pressure.
I am really dissapointed.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by qwksti a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: April 17, 2012

Strengths:    rides smooth. good sidewall, overall comfort, build quality

Weaknesses:    cost, but on par with other tires, maybe a little heavy. but probly cant have strangth and light weight

Bottom Line:   
ive had this tire on my 29er for a few months now and they have been great. over all ride is great at almost full psi, build quality is very good. ive ran over some crazy stuff on the street and they hold up. good contact patch for street use. smooth ride and very predictable in most weather conditions. i have not used them in rain, but im sur ethey would be fine. for a street tire i think you wont find a much better tire.

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Price Paid:    $48.00

Purchased At:   on line some place

Bike Setup:   giant anthem x 29er 2, all stock

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Big Apple 28 for Cube LTD SL 29?

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Which Wheel for Big Apple Commuter?

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Will Big Apple fit my bike?

Hello. [I]Disclamer: English it not my first language, and I'm not sure what every part of the bike is called, so I'll try my best to explain what I mean.[/I] I'm considering buying some Big Apple tires for my hybrid bike. I can't find any local shops that sells them, so I have to orde online. The ... Read More »

Shimano Altus + Schwalbe Big Apple 28x2.35 on Trek X-Caliber is a nogo?

Hello. I have Trek X-Caliber 7 bike and I wanted to switch bit more tarmac friendly tyres on it, Schwalbe Big Apple 28x2.35. [URL="http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/mountain/cross_country/x_caliber_29/x_caliber_7_2014/#"]X-Caliber 7 - Trek Bicycle[/URL] Front derailleur is Shimano Altus. Problem ... Read More »

Dummy tires: schwalbe marathon vs big apple

Looking to swap the current Continental town and country tires off my big dummy. Bike use: 40% dirt road 50% road riding/touring and a little single track mtn biking. I have my daughter on the back in a Yepp seat a large portion of the time also. So what are folks thoughts about the schwalbe ... Read More »

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