Specialized Roubaix Pro Tires - Clincher

2.2/5 (30 Reviews)
MSRP : $42.00

Product Description

  • The Roubaix tires are the perfect match for the rider who wants the ultimate in performance without the harsh ride. Comfortable large volume 25c casing, merged with fast-rolling 23c Dual Radius Tread (DRT) ensure a supple ride that rolls fast and corners extremely well, all in one tire.
  • Casing: 25c 120 TPI casing
  • 700 x 23c dual compound tread
  • DRT design for low rolling resistance and great cornering
  • Compound Center: 70a
  • Compound Shoulder: 60a
  • Bead: Aramid
  • PSI: 115-125

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    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by J W

    Date Reviewed: July 29, 2013

    Strengths:    Comfortable ride.

    Weaknesses:    Both front and back tires blew out on me only after about 1000kms ...not while riding thank goodness!!! One blowout at home, and a week later, the other after riding 70kms ride!!! It blew up in my car while I was driving, I thought it was a gun shot!!! Can't imagine what that would have been like to blowout while on the bike!

    Bottom Line:   
    As someone else said..Specialized makes excellent bikes, but the tires suck!

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Miguel

    Date Reviewed: April 8, 2013

    Strengths:    Great tire. Rolls fast, corners great, and resists punctures.

    Weaknesses:    None really.

    Bottom Line:   
    I bought these tires after my slicks were giving me persistent flats. I live in Colorado and put these tires on just about mid autumn. September some time. It is not April and they performed great through the winter. I put 800 miles on them over the winter months and there are still looking great. Sure, the back tire is showing signs of wear, but thats to be expected. I weigh over 200lbs and ride on asphalt. I have not had one flat, and that is impressive, mainly because I hit the occasional glass on the edge of the road. Some of the other posts complain that the tires wear out to fast and get flats. Not the case here. Based on how they are wearing I won't have to replace the rear tire until the end of the Summer season. A great tire at a really good price.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Devastazione a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: March 31, 2013

    Strengths:    Smooth ride,easy to change,good protection from flats.

    Weaknesses:    You won't pass the 1000 km mark. They just don't last.

    Bottom Line:   
    No major complaints,really. Only 1 flat in one year. But at 700 km they are baked. I still buy them tho,they are cheap and light.

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    Bike Setup:   Specialized Roubaix

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by Anthony Garvey

    Date Reviewed: March 13, 2013

    Strengths:    It does take some of the harshness out of rougher roads. Felt good on downhills

    Weaknesses:    My rear tyre only lasted 600km and blew in a race on a downhill. Pretty scary. Not impressed.

    Bottom Line:   
    completely unexpected blow out on a tyre that had did very few Ks and appeared in good condition. Something fundamentally flawed with them.

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by txlonewolf a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: March 9, 2011

    Strengths:    Soft, comfortable ride. This really complements Specialized's carbon fiber Roubaix frame.

    Colors match the Gerolsteiner color scheme.

    Weaknesses:    VERY prone to flats!

    Bottom Line:   
    These tires came stock on my '07 Roubiax Elite. They give a notably softer ride than some other tires I've tried.

    However, like others here, I've found them to be flat-prone. For a long time I thought I was just unlucky with flats, till I replaced one with a Continental Gatorskin. No flats on that tire in over a year, vs. 1-4 flats per year on the Roubaix Pro tires. After reading the other reviews here, I now think my flats are a result of these tires, not just luck. (I ride 1,500 - 3,000 miles a year.)

    This is a shame, as I like the way the tire rides, feels and looks (the blue sidewalls match my bike's color scheme perfectly.)

    Overall I'd say select another tire...

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    Price Paid:    $40.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Continental Gatorskin. Much firmer ride but great flat-resistance.

    Bike Setup:   '07 Specialized Roubaix Elite triple.

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