Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H tyres review

The Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H looks like a committed speed option. We thrashed along our local roads and woodland singletrack to find out how far off road it’s happy to go

Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H tyres
(Image: © Guy Kesteven)

Cyclingnews Verdict

Definitely sturdy rather than sprightly and easy to skid but fast-rolling, bomber-tough, smooth at low pressures and still corners okay off-piste


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    Very fast rolling once it’s going

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    Stable and surefooted at low pressures

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    Tank tough and impressively puncture proofed

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    Workable grip when you lean it


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    The sturdy build takes some accelerating

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    Easy to skid or spin off-road

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The Pirelli Cinturato Gravel tyres come in two types, with Pirelli skinning the same sturdy base carcass with two different toppings. The H stands for Hard Terrain and makes a speed-boosting rear match to the M (Mixed) front, or as a tough-but-quick front and rear set for tamer conditions or more confident riders.

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