Schwalbe Super Moto Tire

4.83/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $41.98

Product Description

The Super Moto is based on the Big Apple but is equipped with the new Evolution features making it an ideal tyre for riding at high speed.

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Igoreha a Cross Country Rider from Perm, Russia

Date Reviewed: September 8, 2011

Strengths:    fast rolling, good grip, nice feel, looks, light for the size

Weaknesses:    punctures easily with glass, not cheap

Bottom Line:   
Everyone must try this tyre! The feel of the fat slick is unique! It has to be run at pressures <=2.0 bar (I'm 90 kg) and then it shines! Highly recommend for hardtail.
The tyre is good for:
1. Dry hardpack
2. Moderately technical singletrack
3. Commuting
Not good for
1. Fast cornering on loose surfaces

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   racing ralph 2.25

Bike Setup:   giant XTC 2010 frameset, RS recon 351, mavic crossride, sram X0 drivetrain, elixir CR brakes

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by natrat a Cross Country Rider from SF, ca,usa

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2009

Strengths:    smooth on the road
great grip because of the big contact patch
rolls fast

Weaknesses:    little wide so that if the rear is out of true it will rub

Bottom Line:   
sick street tire
even works on trails if they are packed but pity the fool who tries to climb anything loose with these
these tires combined with the magura martas with the 203 front rotor mean speed is scrubed of at an amazing rate. A ton of fun for urban/street riding and ok if you watch it on trails.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   beyond bikes

Similar Products Used:   kenda small block 8

Bike Setup:   specialized stumpy fsr pro

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David Arnott a Cross Country Rider from Bozeman Mt USA

Date Reviewed: November 13, 2007

Strengths:    These are the fastest tires I own. I ride them on mountain biking trails if they are dry. They absorb a lot of shock and vibration. Although they are very lightweight I have jumped wheelied and curbed these tires hundreds if not thousands of times without a flat. They are great handling on asphault and are my favorite asphault freeriding tire. Because they are so fat and round they corner really well. I would strongly recommend them for ramps parks cruisers dry trails. They are my favorite tire!

Weaknesses:    Mud

Bottom Line:   

These are my favorite tires! They are super fast, smooth, excellent handling, quick turning great feeling tires. I consider them a lot of fun for riding in urban environments but I ride them where other people use knobbies a lot as well.

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Favorite Trail:   Story Hills

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   $50

Similar Products Used:   Maxxis Hookworm

Bike Setup:   Giant steel rigid with BMX bars

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Karl Outerbridge a Racer from Bermuda

Date Reviewed: February 8, 2006

Strengths:    Very smooth on wet or dry loose rocks, sand, ashpalt,rocky trails. Serious traction, can be run at low tire presures, great as rear tire for a hartail, great for cross country. very light weight, easy to install and look very cool!!

Weaknesses:    Some more soft rubber for really rough terain and side wall protection.

Bottom Line:   
This tyre is a sight for sore eyes. I have been raod racing for 20 years and have only taken up MTB in 2005. Since I am a serious GP motor bike fan I have always wondered why MTB does not follow in path of SuperMoto (Motorcross Bikes with soft street tyres). The Schwable Super Moto fills that void. The more rubber on the ground the more traction!!!! Big the tire diameter the smoother it rolls!!! If there is no mud, then no need for luggs (knobbies). Watch Paris to Roubuaix and you'll slicks running 169 miles of mud or dust.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Universal Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Michilen City, Kenda All Terrain, Arrow Launch

Bike Setup:   2004 Trek 6700, Mavic Ride wheels, 190mm Profile cranks. Rider 5'11" 195lbs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tony from Boulder, Colorado, USA

Date Reviewed: August 29, 2005

Strengths:    Smooth
Looks cool
Rolls fast
Grips well

Weaknesses:    Barely fits my old school steel stumpjumper frame.

Bottom Line:   
These tires are truly enjoyable. The Super Motos are noticably lower rolling resistance than the Continental Town & Country tires I had on it before. They also corner better on gravel and sand than the Continentals. Nice ride as well, although I noticed quite a bit of side-to-side flex in the tire carcass while climbing out of the saddle. I'd recommend these (or similar but heavier and cheaper Big Apple) for anyone who is riding a mtb on pavement and bike paths.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $37.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Continental Town & Country
Ritchey Tom Slick
Specialized Fat Boy
Specialized Rockster Pro (semi-slick)

Bike Setup:   1992 Specialized S-Works Steel frame setup as a commuter with Suntour XC Pro components drivetrain. Arraya XL21 rims.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by lomoid a Weekend Warrior from brooklyn

Date Reviewed: May 10, 2005

Strengths:    fast, lush, road tire with great asphalt traction and amazing suspension ability

Weaknesses:    none yet

Bottom Line:   
being that there weren't any reviews yet for this tire i thought I would post my first impressions. I ride mostly asphalt, cruising around the parks in brooklyn and commuting around town. I had been riding the stock maxxis high roller tires for the past months, and decided to try a road tire and I liked the fact that these things were 2.35" (I hate looking down at a skinny tire) and the fact that they were reported to soften the ride up quite a bit. My fully rigid 1fg could certainly use some softening, so I bought'em.
the install was very easy, and as soon as I hit the pavement i was really amazed. The tires are at least twice as fast as the knobby high rollers, and they are grippy. they are lighter than the high rollers, (I think they are around 650g each), and they seem to roll forever.
And they really did soften up the ride. I rode over some rough spots inthe road I'm usually ut of the seat for and the tires sucked up most of the vibrations. It was pretty sweet. I'll give another update in a few months when I get a sense of their durability.
They are not the cheapest tire, but you can get a deal on the web and they seem to be really well made.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $36.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   maxxis high roller

Bike Setup:   cannondale 1fg pretty much stock

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