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Old 03-01-09, 07:49 PM   #1
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tire width and rim size

i used to have 700x28 tires on my rims. i just got a new set of tires that are 700x23, will they fit? or will i have any problems?
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Old 03-01-09, 07:56 PM   #2
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They'll fit. What kind did you get?

When I swapped the 'cross tires on my San Jose for narrower road tires, I picked up speed and a much quieter ride.
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They should be OK.
Get um on and try um out.
Use Maxim PSI to prevent Pinched Flats.

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thyre a set of schwalbe blizzards
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I rather stick 700x28c..
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They'll fit ok. You might find the ride isn't as cushy. Just watch out for pinch flats when riding up gutters etc.
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