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    tire size

    hey guys, got a question here. I am building a fixie, i just bought whee set. Vellocity Deep V 700c clincher 32 spoke count. I am going to be running them on a 57 frame. Just by doing a dry fit it looks like there isnt much room to play.

    So i dont really know were is start. What tire size should i be looking for and what width?

    sorry for the stupid questions, i did a search and couldnt get any info

    i find the continental gatorkins interesting. I plan to do a lot of ridding on the streets. So i need something durable

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    i'm pretty sure a 23 or 25 tire will fit.
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    if the 23 work then i rather go with those, or is there any major difference from going between a 23 and a 25 (either than diff in size)

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    You're fine with 23. Isn't it harder to push a 25?

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    what do you mean by harder?

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    more rubber, more work?

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    the bigger the tire the less air pressure the larger the contact patch the higher the rolling resistance. also the better the comfort the less the puncture/pinch likelihood and the greater the ability to grip and roll over obstacles and variations.

    the difference between a 23 and a 25 is nominal width between the beads. it's not going to be that much of a difference in clearance, and it depends on the frame.

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    real world rolling resistance difference between 23 and 25 is essentially imperceptible. go with the 25...more comfort, more traction, more toughness.

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    i just put some 28s on my bike...the roll along nicely but i can feel the additional weight...i am just hoping it will make me stronger

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    anyone got a drawing of what the "700" in 700c and the "23" measure?

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