Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Touring Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-27-08, 10:29 PM   #1
tlorenz
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Bikes:
Posts: 41
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Max Tire Width

I have an 07 Devinci Sydney. I want to put some 45mm wide tires on it. Does anyone know if this is possible. I went on their website and the best I can do is find the max width of the tires for the frame of the 06 model (which is 35mm). Does anyone know what the max tire size means? And where to they get this number, by my rough measuring, my frame should be wide enough for at least a 50mm wide tire. There must be something that I don't understand.
tlorenz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-08, 10:40 PM   #2
Jawn P
Senior Member
 
Jawn P's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kent, Ohio
Bikes: Waterford 1200, Redline Monocog, Redline Conquest Pro, Surly Long Haul Trucker, and a Sunday BMX bike!
Posts: 211
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
There's a distinct possibility that the tires would rub on your brakes too. I'd say the manufacturer's spec is accurate within a few mm.
Jawn P is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:12 AM.