Vittoria Rubino Pro 3 Tires - Clincher

5/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $46.99

Product Description

Rubino Pro is the go-to tire for all-rounder road use. It offers a long life tread compound and lightweight folding bead. 150 TPI casing PRB puncture protection...

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ronald long a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2015

Strengths:    durable - supple - absorb road noise

Weaknesses:    nond

Bottom Line:   
using the 28c width on 23mm rims. Have put on about 800 miles in the last month. Running at about 80-85 psi. great traction, smooth, and good at softening the harshness of chipseal. Still to early to comment on long term durability. Impressed enough that I've ordered two more pair.

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Price Paid:    $24.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Conti 3000, 4000.

Bike Setup:   TI frame, hand built disc wheels, Sram Force.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Wayne Nagata a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 13, 2015

Strengths:    Rolling resistance
ease of install

Weaknesses:    None yet

Bottom Line:   
Rubino Pro Slick 25c inflated to 90psi Bumpy roads around here, 25c and 90psi gives great ride over square ruts and manhole covers. I didn't notice anything from standstill slow speed. above 12 mph they start to feel freer, or less resistance.
I really notice the speed on the descents. They really take off. The bike feels much more nimble as compared to the Rubino Pro III. I also didn't notice the speed as much on the slicks, the Pro III felt more slower to respond but not as comfortable at speeds over 30 mph.

It corners on rails, the rubber is softer than the Pro IIIs. They climb like the Pro III but feel much faster if you can keep speeds above 10 mph. Out of the saddle climbing, less energy to keep the speed up.

They really take off on any down hill. Today I better my overall time and average on my regular loop, it felt much faster.

They are also very easy to install, I didn't use any tools, just my weak old hands; )

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Favorite Ride:   Palos Verdes Penninsula along the coast

Price Paid:    $29.00

Purchased At:   Competitive Cyclist

Similar Products Used:   Continental 4000s
Vitoria Rubino Pro III

Bike Setup:   2010 Wilier Izoard. Ultegra derailleurs, shifters, brakes. FSA K force ultra light, crank, bars, seat post, stem. Selle Italia SLR carbon saddle

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by John Townsend

Date Reviewed: September 5, 2013

Strengths:    Flat resistant, high mileage, good traction, low rolling resistance

Weaknesses:    My LBS doesn't carry them. Be warned that if you buy online from

Bottom Line:   
I put 2,500 miles on my last set (700x23) with only one flat. I'm a pretty big guy- 195 lbs- so that's a lot of miles. I've never had any other brand of tire that gets anywhere close to the mileage with the flat resistance and relatively low weight (225 g).

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jvader

Date Reviewed: June 3, 2013

Strengths:    4 seasons
Puncture resistance
Fast rolling
Smooth ride
Easy to install
Great in wet weather

Weaknesses:    Nothing yet, maybe weight for weight weenies.

Bottom Line:   
I am just getting into cycling. Although grew up riding bikes I really like the benefits you get from cycling, purchased a Scott CR1 comp that had a set of conti ultra race tires stock. Bought these in the 700C x 25. I am amazed by the difference it made. Living in Portland Oregon, I had many cyclist tell me they are great puncture resistant, fast rolling, good in wet conditions, and make a great everyday tire. I am nothing but impressed! And they are cheaper then Gatorskins.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Zachariah a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 2, 2013

Strengths:    ~ Tougher than many 500g wire-bead tires
~ Rolls nice
~ Incredible cornering grip
~ Superior flat protection, unlike its sibling Open Corsa EVO CX
~ Holds 145psi tightly
~ Easy to mount
~ 150tpi comfort and compliance

Weaknesses:    ~ Not cheap, in USA. ProBikeKit in UK has the BEST global price w/ free shipping
~ Not heavy/not light

Bottom Line:   
This review is for the 700x25c version. I use this tire on my trainer; 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Sport Hybrid. Although it lacks the Mithril center performance layer of the Rubino Pro Tech III - the Rubino Pro III has a supple feel similar to the EVO CX....but with far better flat protection. Compared to the Conti GP4K - this tire accelerates like an Audi R8 - as opposed to the Continental's BMW M3.

The file tread has these water dispersing Chevrons, but I doubt its even necessary on such a thin-footprint tire. At under 250g/tire - I find them a great value...and trust me - I've tried them ALL.

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Favorite Ride:   State Hwy 74

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   PBK/UK

Similar Products Used:   - Schwalbe Ultremo ZX/R.1
- Continental Grand Prix 4000s
- Vredestein Fortezza Tricomp
- Gommitalia Targa K
- Bontrager Race XXX Lite
- Veloflex Pave'
- Vittoria Open Corsa EVO CX
- Mavic Yksion

Bike Setup:   2007 Cannondale System Six - ControlTech seatpost; Kuota Carbon stem; Dura Ace 7800 Gruppo; Hollowgram SL crankset; Look KEO Carbon ti pedals; Campagnolo Shamal Ultra wheelset......equals an ultra-stiff, 15-pound, climbing missle

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