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    Do I need 27" or 700 for my PXN-10?

    I have know idea myself, will they interchange on this old Peugeot?

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    Yeah 700c stuff will work ons tuff designed for 27", you'll just have obnoxiously large gaps between the fork wheel.

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    "you'll just have obnoxiously large gaps between the fork wheel."

    ...or properly sized gaps; depending on your take on these things...

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    on the peugeot, you'll have much better clearance. this is a good thing, as it gives you room for fenders, bigger tires, or both.

    keep in mind that a switch from 27" to 700c might require long-reach brake calipers, especially if there's already a good amount of clearance.

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    What about an old Miyata, eighties 'Three Ten' model. I have some 700c fixed wheels and have contemplated putting them on this thing. I love the way the frame rides. Do outlets/shops/whatever even make 27" track wheels? Or if one wants it, must that person build up his own wheels?


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    In theory (which assumes marked tire sizes match actual size) a 27x1-1/8" tire will be the exact same diameter as a 700x32 tire, down to the nearest mm.

    In my case I use a 27x1" tire on the front and a 700x28 on the rear on my Centurion frame, which means that my front tire is theoretically 8mm in diameter larger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noisebeam
    In theory (which assumes marked tire sizes match actual size) a 27x1-1/8" tire will be the exact same diameter as a 700x32 tire.

    In my case I use a 27x1" tire on the front and a 700x28 on the rear on my Centurion frame, which means that my front tire is theoretically 8mm in diameter larger.

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    Doesn't that mean you are always riding uphill?

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    Quote Originally Posted by icithecat
    Doesn't that mean you are always riding uphill?
    Its a challenge

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