Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Vittoria Rubino Pro Control 2016 vs
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro Control
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand VittoriaVittoria
Model Rubino Pro ControlZaffiro Slick
Year 20162015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 111.3RC.18.25.111BX111.3ZS.23.25.111TG
EAN 8022530001915
TPI -26
Compound 3C G+
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 320 grams370 grams
Min Air Pressure 100 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 130 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Vittoria Rubino Pro Control 2016
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Vittoria Rubino Pro Control 2016
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Vittoria Rubino Pro Control 2016
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rubino Pro ControlZaffiro Slick
Specified Weight 320 grams370 grams
Measured Weight 297 grams398 grams
System Adjusted Weight 397 grams
(tire + inner tube)
498 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.3 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 49 mmNo Data
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Rubino Pro ControlZaffiro Slick
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
16.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00507
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
17.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00531
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
20.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00618
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Rubino Pro ControlZaffiro Slick
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rubino Pro ControlZaffiro Slick
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Vittoria Rubino Pro Control
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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