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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 08-28-10, 05:53 PM   #1
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singlespeed tire help needed

hello!!! new to the site and semi new to singlespeed bikes. my question is can i go to a wider tire then what i have now without having to get different rims. right now im running 700c x 23c can i go a lil wider tire with no worries.
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Old 08-28-10, 06:11 PM   #2
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yeah, as long as its 700x??c it should be fine. The real question is if your frame clears wider tires.
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Yes. I just put a 28 on a rim that came with a 23, but I could've gone wider. Just make sure it fits in the frame and the brakes (I'm assuming you have caliper brakes.)
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thanx for the help
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yeah, as long as its 700x??c it should be fine. The real question is if your frame clears wider tires.
I realized this in the bike store. Total slap my forehead moment.
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