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Old 01-08-22, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
In fairness to the tires, those are really skinny rims. Panaracer Pasela 27"x1-1/4" tires measure an honest-to-goodness 32mm on the original wide steel rims on my wife's Schwinn Suburban. I bet your tires would measure closer to the labelling on wider rims, too!
I'm actually pleased that they mounted a might narrower. I was looking for Folding 1 1/4 Paselas and they weren't to be found. These rims are what came with the 1978 Grand Jubile -- a tourer?

edit: at 60 psi or less and my 155 lbs. on these rims results in a less than ideal cross section. At 80 psi, they are still very comfortable and more round.
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