Rubena V96 Scylla/V75 Scylla Tubeless 29er Tire
|Weight : 595g||MSRP : $67.99|
Product DescriptionWith knobs a little less aggressive than the Kratos, the Scylla is perfect for hardpack singletrack but it retains the nicely sized side knobs for optimal hook up while cornering. This is one of Rubena’s lightest and fastest tires. This tire should be on every race bike and every bike looking to hit the high plains. It may be the perfect XC tire.
A box of tires showed up at the office and we opened it with curiosity and skepticism. Tire testing after all has its downsides as the penalties of a bad cornering tire means the rider may crash. We’ve never heard of this brand and we’ve never used any bike products from the Czech Republic, Rubena’s country of origin. But the tires passed the ‘smell’ test as I sniffed the rubber, pinched the tread and examined the sidewalls. It seemed like a really well constructed tire. Continue reading →