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    scorcher on 349 outside diameter

    an italian forum guy wonders if scorchers fit rear triangle of current bromptons

    has anyone ever got a good measure of the od of a wheel with scorchers?

    tia!

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    An accurate guess is to take 349mm and add twice the tyre width, eg if the Scorcher is 40mm wide, then the OD would be 429mm.

    I don't know how wide Scorchers actually are.
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    I have a Mk 2 Brompton, the clearance with the standard 1 3/8 tire is tight,
    both between the chain stays and the bridge between them, so I'd say No.

    Perhaps by the current Mk4 bike that has been changed ,
    clearance indentations would be a welcome modification to their rear extremity.

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    It is my understanding that the Scorcher does not fit on the rear because of the chainstay bridge. But it may fit on the front, and I think it's a grippier tire than any other available to the Brompton, so that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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    OTOH, a Bike-Friday Tikit As Vic has shown , Will accept the wider Scorcher ..

    schwalbe's349 titres seem fine, Kojack if you want a slick, Marathon if you don't.

    Prices keep going up .. Anyone sell bundles of 10 tires at a discount?

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