Rubena Phoenix Racing Pro review

Rubena Phoenix Racing Pro road tyre costing £26.99

Cycling Weekly Verdict

They also fared well when out training — with such low weight we expected plenty of punctures but several hundred miles later we’re still waiting.

Reasons to buy
  • +

    Super grippy, impressively light for the price and surprisingly durable

Reasons to avoid
  • -

    Not much

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Our expectations weren’t too high for these relatively low-budget tyres, but after our sister magazine CW raved over Rubena’s heavier, all-purpose Syrinx tyre we wanted to test their more race-focused offering. The Phoenix was impressively grippy giving us great confidence to nail it through corners on fast rides.

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