Vittoria Open Pave EVO-CG tyre

Vittoria EVO-CG tyre
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Vittoria Open Pave EVO-CG looks the part and the ride is excellent – far superior to a stiff winter tyre.

For
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    Green and black 'Paris-Roubaix' look

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    24mm width

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    Large air volume

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    Si02 3D compound grips well

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    Smooth ride

Against
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    Casing on our test tyres was slightly prone to cutting up

if you are after a Classics-looking tyre, don't look any further than the Vittoria Open Pave EVO-CG — nothing shouts ‘Roubaix’ louder than these green and black treads.

Coming in a 24mm width, the Pave has plenty of air volume to add a touch of comfort, especially in winter, and a bit more rubber on the road. Needless to say, these tyres still run more than fast enough.

After enduring a winter of riding on some rough old roads the SiO2 3D compound has gripped well on water-drenched and mud-engulfed tarmac but has been a little susceptible to cutting up. Nevertheless, most of the debris has not managed to get past the PRB puncture protection, with Vittoria’s Corespun 290tpi casing.