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Old 01-09-09, 03:46 PM   #1
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Help with size tire?

I am building up an old specialized crossroad as a commuter/tourer and the doner bike has a great pair of 700c X 38 tires. Will they fit on a standard road rim? I have as set of open pro's and a set of MA3's and was wondering how wide of a tire can I fit on those rims. Would a set of 700c x 38 be too wide or is something like a 700c x 32 about the max before you have to get a slightly wider rim? Thanks for the help?

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Old 01-09-09, 05:00 PM   #2
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It all depends on the interior width of the narrowest dimension of the rims. Then, just look it up on Sheldon's chart. My guess - they will be fine....
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