Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M tyres review

Pirelli’s chunkiest gravel tyres look like a 70 tractor tyre so can it still live up to their ‘Mixed Terrain’ labelling. We've put them to the sword to find out

Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M tyres
(Image: © Pirelli)

Cyclingnews Verdict

If you’re after seriously tough, grippy, fit-and-forget gravel all-rounders that still roll OK on the road, then Pirelli's Cinturato Gravel M is one of the best options available


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    Good all-round wet and loose grip

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    Centreline still rolls fast

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    Stable and surefooted at low pressures

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    Tank tough and impressively puncture proof


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    The sturdy build takes some accelerating

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    Relatively slow off-road

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The Pirelli Cinturato Gravel tyres come in two types, with Pirelli wrapping the same sturdy base carcass with two different toppings. The M stands for mixed and makes a very surefooted and grippy front match to the H (Hard) rear or a max control, fit and forget collar and cuff front and rear set. 

We recently rode and reviewed the Cinturato H tyres, now it's the turn of the more rough-going Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M. As both tyres share a good amount of technology, there's a lot of repeat information, but we also dive into the benefits of the mixed terrain tyres. 

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