Bicycle Mechanics - rim tape help!!!!
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03-30-09, 11:28 AM
Hi,i need some new rimtape to go with new tyres im getting for my road bike.It will be the velox cloth tape as i have used it before on my hybrid.The wheel size on the roadie is 622-18 and the site with the velox has confused me by having four sizes available.These are 10mm 13mm 16mm and 22mm.which one should i get,my insticts tell me the 16mm but i just need proper info.
03-30-09, 11:41 AM
If you mean the width of the rim is marked as 18mm - then you do want the 16mm Velox. Good choice in tape - Velox is the hands-down best.
03-30-09, 11:45 AM
Thanks panthers,i think the 18 part of the 622-18 is the width of the rim but not certain.these are the measurements printed on the side of the wheel,would this be right. The tyres on are 700c x 23 and the new tyres are the same size.
03-30-09, 12:03 PM
03-30-09, 12:05 PM
Thanks kyakdiver,i will order the 16mm tape.
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