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Pirelli Scorpion XC RC 29 Inch MTB Tire

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The Best All-Around XC Tire

Sometimes the trails ahead are unpredictable. Will they be too dry? Too muddy? Too soft? Which tire will be the best? Quiet those worries with a tire that does it all.

Introducing the Scorpion XC RC — the best all-around MTB tire for handling modern XC courses, from man-made obstacles to natural terrain and from hardpack to loose conditions.

The Scorpion XC RC tread pattern has been designed together with XCO World Cup athletes: low profile, thick central knobs offer minimal rolling resistance while higher lateral knobs allow fast cornering control. A tread design with no compromises.

This tire uses SmartGRIP Compound, which is an advanced compound developed using motorsport experience. The single compound provides constant high grip performance both in wet and dry conditions, even when the tread starts to wear. The casing is also tubeless-ready, which allows riders to run lower tire pressures without fear of pinch flats.

The Scorpion XC RC is also built with ProWALL sidewall reinforcement technology, which increases puncture protection and improves handling at low pressures. An additional layer of Nylon fabric is applied over the casing sidewalls for extra protection and improved cornering stability.


  • Designed to handle modern XC courses
  • Low profile, thick central knobs offer minimal rolling resistance
  • Higher lateral knobs allow fast cornering control
  • SmartGRIP Compound for all-weather grip
  • ProWALL sidewall reinforcement technology
  • Tubeless Ready

Pirelli Scorpion Key: The collection comes in four categories — Cross-Country (XC), Trail, Enduro, and E-MTB. Within those categories, they have different models based on soil condition — Hard Terrain (H), Mixed Terrain (M), Soft Terrain (S), and Rear Specific (R).

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.


Tire Type: Tubeless Ready 

Threads Per Inch: 120 

Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

Compound: SmartGRIP Compound 

Protection: ProWALL 

29 x 2.2 - Yellow Label

Weight: 610 grams

Mfg PartNum: 3957600 

Tire Width: 56mm (2.2in) 

29 x 2.4 - Yellow Label

Weight: 650 grams

Mfg PartNum: 4022200 

Tire Width: 61mm (2.4in) 

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