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Old 01-04-10, 10:43 PM   #1
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700 - 38c and 26x 1.75 tires

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would like to know if the tires are inchangeable? what about wheels of a 26" mtb tyres, would it usually fit onto bikes with 700 38 tires?

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Old 01-04-10, 10:47 PM   #2
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No. 26" / 700c / 27" rims all have different diameters, so while the tires might have a similar width, they are not interchangeable.

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would like to know if the tires are inchangeable? what about wheels of a 26" mtb tyres, would it usually fit onto bikes with 700 38 tires?

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No... 26 inch tires won't fit on a 700c rim, if you are asking that. If you mean will a mountain WHEEL fit in the frame that uses a 700 x 38, then maybe. But brakes probably won't reach.
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Hi

would like to know if the tires are inchangeable? what about wheels of a 26" mtb tyres, would it usually fit onto bikes with 700 38 tires?

thanks
No and no.
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Agreed. NO!
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thanks for all the very swift response! appreciate it.
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http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html
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