25 to 28 is a small difference but going from 55mm to 23mm is a big difference.
2013 Felt 960 29er MTB. 1,336.2 miles
2013 Raleigh Revenio 2.0. 813.5 miles
No way. You are just imagining that- you've been co-opted by the zeitgiest!
Every time that wheel turn 'round,
Bound to cover just a little more ground!