the other day, I was riding along, and all of a sudden, my front tire exploded. the whole sidewall was torn out, and so I needed a new tire.
I went today to buy a tire, and I bought a conti supersport 27x1 1/4, becuase that is the size I need. anyway, I got them home, and was looking at them, when I saw printed on the side "for hooked rims only" I definitly dont have hooked rims, and this is definitly a wire beaded tire. I thought you could mount a wire bead on a non-hooked rim.
so, anyway, I really dont feel like driving out to the shop again. has anyone ever mounted a tire for hooked rims only on a non hooked rim? what is the difference in the tire?