Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Possibly a stupid tire question...
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08-13-07, 09:15 PM
It's about that time that my bike needs new tires. I was thinking about putting a 23c tire in the front and 25c in the rear. Though the sizes are about as close as you can get, is it unwise to do something like this?
08-13-07, 09:22 PM
Go to Sheldon Brown's website. Somewhere on there (probably under tires) he has a complete explanation of tire widths and the different things you can achieve with different combinations of widths.
08-13-07, 09:23 PM
As long as your wheels will fit in, then there shouldn't be any problem at all.
08-13-07, 09:27 PM
Damn! Sheldon Brown's website completely slipped my mind. Yeah, I checked it out and he does have explanations. Thanks a lot.
08-13-07, 09:32 PM
08-14-07, 01:12 PM
As long as you're not running an aerospoke rear. If you put a 25 on an aerospoke the wind will knock you over.
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