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...FWIW, Schwalbe used to make ad sell a 590 bead diameter tyre. Schwalbe tyres are notoriously tight to mount.

They are not particularly cheap, and you have to look online to order them. There are internet videos on how to mount a Schwalbe Marathon tyre the first time, that's how tight they are. The ones I've used roll relatively well and would make a good commute tyre.

EA3 or 650A
These tires have a bead-seat diameter of 23 1/4" (590mm) and are typically marked with 650A or EA3. The most common size is 26" x 1 3/8". These tires were used on department store 3-speed bikes, children's 10-speed bikes, and some Italian road bikes designed for smaller riders.
We suggest the affordable Kenda K40 Street 26 Inch Cruiser Tire (590) or the classy gumwall Michelin World Tour 26 Inch Tire 26 x 1 3/8 (35-590) to replace old EA3 tires.

Marathon HS 420 in 590

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