Pirelli launches Cinturato Gravel RC tires, the racing version of its already famous Cinturato Gravel Tires

pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC tire review

“Pirelli launches Cinturato Gravel RC tires, the racing version of its already famous Cinturato Gravel tires. This tubeless ready tire completes the gravel selection, conceived and designed for the modern races.”

  • Aggressive MTB-derived tread design with SpeedGRIP compound.
  • Even more resistance to cuts, to face any racing terrain.

“From the World Gravel Series to Unbound, the Cinturato Gravel RC is intended for every gravel competition: on road, gravel or irregular terrain. The new tire was created to meet the needs of the fastest athletes of this discipline, who require fluidity and speed in compact and straight sections, and aggressiveness and maximum grip to face any curve easily and at the speeds of modern gravel racing.”

pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC tire review
In action at 2022 Unbound

“The Cinturato Gravel RC, which will be shown to the public for the first time at the EuroBike fair in Frankfurt (Germany), features a special tread pattern: with tall profile and widely spaced knobs on the sidewalls and low profile and compact tread spacing in the central area. It is borrowed from a best-selling competition tire in Pirelli’s MTB product range: the Scorpion XC RC, a tire born in XC and Marathon World Cup races and made for fast, expert riders.”

pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC tire review

“As with the other Cinturato Gravel tires in the range, the new Cinturato Gravel RC is made with the proven, high-performance SpeedGRIP compound. This proprietary compound from Pirelli allows you to easily tackle every surface, from asphalt to gravel to off-road. SpeedGRIP offers durability comparable to that of the MTB SmartGRIP, excellent chemical grip on wet surfaces and a reduction in rolling resistance very close to that of a pure road tire.”

pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC tire review

“The Cinturato Gravel RC has been reinforced compared to the other gravel tires in the range, specifically to enable the tire to safely face the toughest tests and sustain the watts expressed even by gravel professionals, on any type of terrain. Its casing, this time in 60TPI nylon, is protected by a ‘belt’, which goes from bead to bead. Named TechWALL Gravel, it adds a layer of reinforcement and protection against cuts, without compromising the tire’s rolling resistance and rideability.”

pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC tire review

“Pirelli’s new Cinturato Gravel RC tire is already available for purchase, in sizes 35-622, 40-622 and 45-622, in both traditional black color version and a Classic version, with para sidewalls.”

More information at Pirelli Cycling’s Website.

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