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    Help with tire/tube size harder to find sizes

    Hello I will start off by saying that I don't know much about this subject.
    I need new tires/tubes for my bike 700x25c to be specific.
    After a bit of research I've found it's quite hard to come across tires
    and near impossible for tubes (presta's) especially.

    My question is, is there any size I can substitute for 700x25c ? or would it be to large/small.

    thanks for any info.

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    700 X 28 or 700 X 23 should be fine.
    Or you can order online if your local bike stores
    don't carry your exact size.

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    Are you serious? Where do you live that your local bike shop does not carry 700c tires.
    In any case there is always mail order.
    http://www.biketiresdirect.com/tires-and-tubes-category
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    700c 25mm tires are widely available. You can easily substitute 23mm tires. Be careful with 28mm tires if you have a road bike with short reach brakes, they may not fit. The same tubes used for 23mm tires will work with 25mm tires.

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    +1 Use Google. Endless sources of those tires.

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    OMG, you can get 700x25 tires at frickin' WAL-MART now! Tubes, too, with presta!

    icecream... dude... where do you LIVE, that these tires are so hard to find?

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    Thanks for the quick response all of you !
    I live in a little **** hole known as sandusky ohio ( aka Cedar point famous roller coaster park world wide). tiny town though.


    anyways thanks !

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    I live in a small town, too. I buy just about everything online, from the link . Saves a lot of time & gas !

    https://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php

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    I know it's hard to believe, but I'm in the same situation as
    the original poster. I live next to New York city in a well
    populated county(Hudson County,NJ). The 2 local bike stores
    carry carbon fiber road bikes that cost a couple of grand, but none
    of them stock 700 X 25 tires or tubes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icecream View Post
    Thanks for the quick response all of you !
    I live in a little **** hole known as sandusky ohio ( aka Cedar point famous roller coaster park world wide). tiny town though.


    anyways thanks !
    And there is a GIANT WalMart there! And if that doesn't sit well with you, try A & B Hobby's and Cycles (1202 West Washington Street, Sandusky (419) 625-4242 ) or come down to Fremont Cycle and Fitness where I go all the time. There are also about 5 decent bike shops in Toledo (an hour a way).

    Sandusky has 77,000 people. Not too small in my book!
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    checked wal mart,meijers,and dunams.
    nothing.

    hell they were even sold out of 24x 1 1/4 tubes.
    I might try A&B.

    I'm actually from huron it's just easier to say Sandusky because most people would know that area first.

    thanks for the info

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    Props for biketiresdirect.com. I get a lot of my tires and tubes from them, and they carry LOTS of different sizes/styles of tires.

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