The perfect mix of features, durability and performance.
Vittoria's Rubino Pro is a popular, attractive and durable treaded sports tyre with a 150 TPI nylon casing and effective PRB protection. This is a high-mileage tyre that comes into its own at events like RAAM but also makes for a fantastic all-rounder in racing and training.
The Rubino is on a turf of its own when it comes to high mileage (torture tested in the RAAM and other endurance races) and it has been completely renewed:
New casing, new thread pattern, new colours. - Nylon 150 TPI casing, market-standard for high performance
New Kevlar Endura 3D Compound, with high duration and exciting road-behaviour
PRB puncture protection
Updated tread pattern
Pressure: 7/10 bar or 100
Weight: 225g (700x23mm) Approx
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Very good and solid road tyres. I recomment these tyres.
Mine are the 700c x 28. I have just over 2000 km on these tires and I'm not seeing any real signs of wear. I expect to get at least 4000 kms out of them. And no flats so far. Weight isn't too bad either, just slightly more than 250 grams. My only complaint is that the 28s (and the 25s) only come in black. I would have liked a red pair to add a little flair to my bike.
Best to be used on the front wheel as its has grippy contact.. gives you that extra confidence on the fast descent
Cheap, durable tyre with great grip. My Go-to front tyre
Fantastic tire. Long lasting, fast rolling. Can't beat it for the price
For the price these tyres are hard to beat. Decent rolling resistance and good grip! Good choice of colours to. Easy to fit, didn't even use levers! Very happy with them. Service from Merlin spot on as usual
I love these tyres and they get better every year. Excellent wear properties and puncture resistance. Supple responsive ride with good grip in wet or dry. Excellent value.
Very tough and comfortable
Excellent training tyre! Very resistent, and no punctures!
Reliable compromise between rolling resistance and punctures
What can I tell about Rubino Pro? Well... my last pair is 7000 km and just 5 punctures until now, without Mr. Tuffy's like tapes. And perhaps it'll last 2000 km more, maybe more.
Great tyres for training! Don't worry about punctures, just ride!
Brilliant offer, so I couldn't resist buying after they were recommended by more than a few of my cycling friends as they are 'the tyres that don't puncture'. I found them a little difficult to get on but have good grip on wet roads, solid enough for training and not too hard so I can still enjoy my daily commute to work.
Excellent value. Only used for 2 weeks but 300km on autumn/winter roads with no punctures so far.
Great quality tyre, felt the improvement in my traction and performance straight away
Mr Cicinato Rodrigues
This is the second time I buy the Vittoria Rubino Pro 3. I was very happy in the choice of tire. I rode over 3,000 km without problem accomplishing anything. It is highly resistant to punctures, lightweight and runs very well.
These went on to my new wheels so much easier than expected, look great on the bike & got me thru a stupidly wet ride on Sunday without the slightest wobble. Bought as they've had great reviews in the mags, they're top quality and a complete bargain from Merlin.
Seem like a good all rounder/winter tyre although I've only used them once at the moment. Reasonably light, I didn't notice them dragging and grip into corners seemed good despite the monsoon like conditions.
Top product at a great price, used them all summer no punctures!
Have always used Vittoria Rubino Pro 3 folding tyres. They are a superb tyre, never let me down and you get great mileage from them, I really can't fault them and they are not expensive. Great product.
Merlin has the best deals on Vittoria Tyres. I have not had a puncture with these tyres that have a TPI of 150. I only buy this brand from now on. The buy one get one free deal is hard to beat.
Exceptionally fast delivery from Merlin. Great saving on these tyres. Only had them for a couple of weeks but they seem really grippy and strong after a few hundred autumn miles.
Great all round tyres, have been riding on them for 4 years now.
Beautiful tires! I only have 100 miles on them so I can't speak for longevity, but they seem tough and for the price it can't be beat.
Vittoria Rubino Pro 3 tyres are an excellent winter training tyre at a fantastic price from Merlin Cycles. I switched over from Open Corsa tyres that I'd worn out over the summer and was expecting a more robust tyre that would keep me going over the winter. These are definitely more robust but I hadn't anticipated how quickly they would roll and how much grip they would provide. Too early to say how durable they will prove but initial signs are promising. Having previously used Gatorskins over the winter, these feel much nicer. Highly recommended.
Great tires, great price, and quick delivery to the states. This is my second set going on some new wheels I purchased. I have found them to be bulletproof! Not as light as some race tires but its a lot nicer spending time riding instead of fixing flats.
I'm using these tires since 3 years and I really love them. You can make at 3500km and they keep a good performance for at least 2500km.
Excellent tyres and excellent value for money. Too early to speak of puncture protection although my experience with Vittoria has always been good and I've never had a puncture on any of the Vittoria's I have ridden. Not the the fastest rolling available but a good balance between speed and sturdiness.
Excellent all round performance and really easy to put on !
Only done about 200 miles on these but roll well and seem to be hard wearing also no punctures so far.
Great tire. I train a bit and have these in 25c and love them. Very durable and grippy. Not as comfortable as the Mich. Pro 4 SC's but much less prone to cuts.
Fast rolling tyre which are well able for rough Irish roads. Have Rubino pro's on my two bike. One set with almost 5k without a mark. Good hard wearing tyre. But have found the back to slip a little when under preassure out of saddle on smooth wet Tarmac. Didn't stop me buying a second set.
One of the greatest tyres in the world market... It rolls faster than other more expensive tyres and it has great puncture protection... I will buy again the same when I will have to change these...
Good quality tyres, compound seems strong, rolls well, happy with these
As a relative newcomer to road riding I don't have any other premium tyre experience to compare these to, but here is my experience anyway.
I bought these to replace the Schwalbe Lugano's that came on my bike, after reading plenty of positive reviews. I have had a couple of rides on them now and they have made a nice difference. As they are more supple than the Lugano's they feel much less harsh as you roll over typical rough British roads, despite me running them with a little more pressure. The rolling resistance is also slightly better and these two factors combined have really improved the ride of my bike.
Merlin's service and speed of delivery was excellent as usual, ordered day 1, despatched day 2, delivered day 3 with their standard free delivery. Cheers guys.
Have used Rubino Pro 3 tyres before and I find they are the best all round tyre, they are superb for high mileage and as for punctures they are bomb proof and thy have never let me down great tyre good price.
Best pound per performance tyre in the market? - Probably. Fitted in minutes, great puncture resistance roll well, confident in all weather - buy some!!
Unbeatable performance, reliability and value!
Roadie for 20+ years I have tried them all. For the money these are unbeatable!. Okay there are slightly lighter race tyres out there but they can cost twice as much and are far more fragile.
No punctures experienced in over three years of using these now and when using their max pressure of 145Psi they roll impressively fast. Buy these and run 'em at there highish Psi and you will fly!!!
Have also found the ride to be more compliant (less harsh) at max pressures than other top brands used.
Bike was originally specced with Vittoria Diamante Pro Comps which although very light are way way too prone to road damage and punctures.
My weapon of chocie on both training and local races. So fast and durable all-season tyres. And very reasoable price! We got really bad roads here, however just one or two flats throughout a year. Highly recommended!
Second set of these tyres that I've used. Great puncture protection and marked improvement in ride quality and comfort. Awesome training/commuter tyre! Great product at a great price.
Sturdy tire, seems to roll well, no punctures yet 300 odd kms in
Mick Le' Ginge'
Vittorria make good mid-range tyres. These are my first Rubino's so I'm keen to see how they perform long term.
I've put 100K on the since fitted and they roll very well, have coped with the falling leaves and damp surfaces in that time.
A good looking tyre too!
Tom from Truro
Great grip in the wet and fast rolling. Look good as well. Seem to be unfazed by really bad cornish road surfaces.
Have done a few miles now in mixed conditions, roll well and the light tread gives confidence on damp corners!! They also look the dogs on my black and red defy advanced!! So well chuffed!!
I have ridden Vittoria tyres before and liked them for their reliability and puncture resistance. After buying and fitting Rubino pro 3 folding Tyre my first ride was a 50 mile rough country lane with lots of big climbs, the tyres were superb safe on fast cornering and great on the big climbs finished the ride with a PB on strava .
Reliable tuff puncture resistant training donut for under twenty squid, can't go wrong. Does feel slightly draggy on the rear but after a summer of running the slickest fastest hoops expectations aren't that high. Will last thru to mid winter. Reccomended.
Nice reliable tyre - I've had them on 3 weeks cycling around Glasgow, which I can tell you is like running the gauntlet, and so far no problems. I've even used a cycle lane, which usually I refrain from as up here they are full of debris, however again haven't had any issues. Pleased as punch
Good tyre for the money. I replaced the stock (rubbish) tyres that came on my bike with a pair of these. They are fast and sure footed. I have had no issues even though I commute 22 miles minimum a day through London.
More tread than I expected but would still recommend
Second time ordering. Excellent tires as always
Compared to my previous tyre which was a panaracer it was noticably more comfortable. Rolls well, grips well, wears well.
I agree with the many claims about its puncture resistance. I did change my rear one after I found a 3mm hole where I could see down to the tube. It hadn't punctured though and there was no bulging of the carcass - thought I'd just play it safe. I bought the same again with the pimpy white stripe.
I'm very pleased with the Rubino's. I have them pumped to 120psi and rolling fast !
Nice fast and smooth rolling tyre and coloured side wall is cool. Only negitive is they are tight to mount on the rim. Otherwise a good tyre
Not used them much yet but they look the part and so far have ridden well through some pretty mixed weather conditions
Excellent tyres and Have purchased them before. look great, great in wet and rarely puncture. well delivered and very happy
Excellent product, and fairly quick delivery. Would definitely order from MerlinCycles again. :)
One of the parts to be recommended
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