- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I purchased size 27.5 x 2.8 to replace my Maxxis Rekon+ 27.5 x 2.8. The weight listed for the tires is wrong. One tire weight was 1002g and the other was 1024g. The Maxxis rekons were 870g, so i just added a 1/2 pound to my bike. They are also really small. On the same rim and at the same air pressue as the Maxxis, they are about 4mm shorter is tire height and 2mm in width. The width is not a big issue, but dropping my bottom bracket by 4mm is. The only plus for the Shwalbe is the side walls are thicker, by about 1mm.