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    Rabbit Habbit! Jerry in So IL's Avatar
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    Tube Size Question

    Will a 27" tube work with a 700c tire and rim? I was wondering if this would work for awhile, maybe 100-200 miles, til I get back to the LBS.

    Jerry
    I'll be needing that for squirels and such....

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    It depends.

    The first issue is the valve stem type. If your bike needs the narrow presta valve stems, a fatter shrader valve inner tube won't fit.

    The second issue has to do with tire width. Most of the 27" inner tubes that I've seen were designed for 27 X 1 1/4" tires - about 32mm wide. If you're running comparatively narrow tires you may have trouble cramming all of that inner tube into the tire carcus without pinching the tube under the rim.

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    Sorry.
    Its has the shrader type stems and takes a 38c wide tire.

    Jerry
    I'll be needing that for squirels and such....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry in So IL View Post
    Sorry.
    Its has the shrader type stems and takes a 38c wide tire.

    Jerry
    You should be fine indefinitely. 700c and a 27" tubes are interchangable as long as the valve type is right and the tire width not too far off.

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