For the highest speeds, this tyre won't lead you far wrong.
The Rubino Slick has a smooth tread enabling higher speeds when out on the road, making it a great all-round tyre for quicker riders and perfect for high-speed training.
What can you expect from the Vittoria Rubino Slick Folding Road Tyre?
- Perfect for all round tyre for training/racing
- Ultra-High mileage and long service life
- High levels of comfort and security on the road bike
- Colours: various
- Sizes: 700x23, 700x25
- Weight: 215, 225g
- Max PSI Rating: 100-120
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Got these for my track bike, seem plenty fast enough to keep up with others on much more expensive tyres. Rubinos seemed the best all round tyres available and the slicks seem to have a little bit less rolling resistance than the treaded kind. Probably the best tyres anyone not earning from their racing needs.
I've ridden multiple sets of Rubino Pro Slick 23mm for years / 8k miles and wanted to try the 25mm with new, slightly wider rims. The difference in tire size is quite subtle. Circumference is less than 1% larger (as expected from the math) but the tread area seems wider & more rounded. I have about 300 miles on them so far and like them. Traction seems about the same, though I haven't pushed the limits.
The Rubino Pro Slick is simply the best training tire for the money, a great value. The ride quality of the 150 TPI casing is there, the grip is top notch, and the puncture resistance is among the best. The weight of 244 grams for the 700 x 25 is impressive too. Spending more really doesn't make much sense once you try these.
As we enter winter I required some more durable tires. This tire was my choice and so far I haven't been disappointed.
This is a great tire. Don't let the "slick" fool you! It has plenty of grip and is surprisingly durable. At this price point, you can't go wrong.
Mr Britton II
Superb tires, used them for years. Low rolling resistance, great traction, long wear. Best price I've ever found, and excellent service, even across the Atlantic!
Best all around tires. They last longer than any others I have used. Good puncture protection, and roll fast. Great price!
Solid tire for the money. Long-lasting, durable, good traction, reasonably resistant to punctures.
Great all around road tire. I can usually get over 2000 miles if I swap the front and rear. Not the best grip in wet or loose conditions, but the mileage is really hard to beat at this price.
Good training tire
These tyres are fantastic value. I've done 4000 km on my current set and they still have plenty of life left in them. During that time I've had one puncture and that was a bit of wire which managed to pierce the tyre. They are very smooth and I would go as far as saying they roll better and are smoother than my last set of Conti GP 4000 which every one seems to love. At the price Merlin has these tyres they are a steal in my opinion. Gone up to 25mm in the current order so will be interesting to see how they go when I put them in comparison to the current 23 mm. That being said more than happy riding the 23 mm