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    CAAD 10 tire size

    Does anyone know if a 28mm tire will fit on a Cannondale CAAD 10?

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    I very much doubt that. Anything over 25 I think would struggle on that frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsjcky View Post
    Does anyone know if a 28mm tire will fit on a Cannondale CAAD 10?
    I have a set coming in next week, so I'll find out. Although the tires are 28mm, I read up on them and in a test they measured them at 26mm.

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    If it fits it will be tight, and each tire differs in its actual width as you seem to already know about. I have Conti Gatorskins in 700X25 on my CAAD and they are pretty close to the limit of the fork top and the rear brake bridge. What brand and model did you order?

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    Quote Originally Posted by qcpmsame View Post
    If it fits it will be tight, and each tire differs in its actual width as you seem to already know about. I have Conti Gatorskins in 700X25 on my CAAD and they are pretty close to the limit of the fork top and the rear brake bridge. What brand and model did you order?

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    I ordered these - LIT 360 Ultra-Reflective Road Tire at WesternBikeworks

    I thought I'd give them a shot, as I ride after dark a lot in the summer months. I do two or three evening group rides, and by the time I head home (solo) it's usually dark.

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    thx for the the quick response. I have 25's on the CAAD now, and it is a big improvement over the 23's that came stock. I tend to ride my CX bike more often than the CAAD, as I have more options with it

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    I haven't ordered any tires yet, but going to try 28 Gator skins on the CX bike

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    I have heard some people run specific 28mm tires, but there is very little clearance or room for variation.
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    My friend ran them all winter on his CAAD10. It's tight but it fits.
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