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Old 11-22-11, 12:15 PM
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635 Schwalbes in US?

i'm looking for 635 tires for my rod-brake raleigh.
where can i find them in the US other than Schwalbe itself?
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Old 11-22-11, 12:26 PM
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Harris has Kendas in that size, FWIW.
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Here's a source for Conti's in your size:

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/produ...r-ride-28-inch


They have the largest selection of Schwalbe sizes of
which I'm aware, but sadly, no 635's.
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Old 11-22-11, 06:20 PM
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Calhoun Cycle has Schwalbe Delta Cruiser in creme. I've seen black 635 tires there before but not currently.

https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...idcategory=187
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Old 11-22-11, 09:19 PM
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Related question: Where can I get alloy 635 rims? They all seem to be made of unobtanium.
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Old 11-23-11, 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Captain Blight View Post
Related question: Where can I get alloy 635 rims? They all seem to be made of unobtanium.
As far as I know, you can't. We're lucky to be able to get any 28" rims at all (assuming Yellow Jersey still carries them).
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Old 11-23-11, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Captain Blight View Post
Related question: Where can I get alloy 635 rims? They all seem to be made of unobtanium.
Are you looking for alloy rims to be used with rod brakes?
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Old 11-23-11, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Athanasius P. View Post
i'm looking for 635 tires for my rod-brake raleigh.
where can i find them in the US other than Schwalbe itself?
Is there any reason you don't want to order from Schwalbe directly?
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Old 11-23-11, 12:05 PM
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Flying Pigeon in Los Angeles (Highland Park) usually has them in stock. They also have the Chinese made rims from time to time if that'll work for you. PG.
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Old 11-23-11, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by BassNotBass View Post
Are you looking for alloy rims to be used with rod brakes?
No, alloy rims to be used with centerpull brakes. I think I can mod the rod brakes so I can use centerpulls. Or at least try to.
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Originally Posted by folderfan550 View Post
Calhoun Cycle has Schwalbe Delta Cruiser in creme. I've seen black 635 tires there before but not currently.

https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...idcategory=187
I bought the creme ones from Calhoun and was pretty happy about it.
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Originally Posted by BassNotBass View Post
Is there any reason you don't want to order from Schwalbe directly?
I was wondering that too. I bought a set direct for my 1976 Tourist. The price wasn't bad and the tires arrived in a few days.
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Originally Posted by Captain Blight View Post
No, alloy rims to be used with centerpull brakes. I think I can mod the rod brakes so I can use centerpulls. Or at least try to.
OK... I thought maybe you were looking for alloy rims with a Westwood pattern profile. Personally I would just go with 630 rims if you plan on using centerpulls. They are far more common and not that much smaller so they wouldn't really look out of place but of course you would probably have to go with a 36h hub. I assume you have a 40h hub right now? .
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Originally Posted by kingsting View Post
I was wondering that too. I bought a set direct for my 1976 Tourist. The price wasn't bad and the tires arrived in a few days.
when i posted it said they were out of stock. looks like they're back in stock.
edit: they've only got one in stock.
anyone know an alternative?

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Originally Posted by Athanasius P. View Post
when i posted it said they were out of stock. looks like they're back in stock.
edit: they've only got one in stock.
anyone know an alternative?

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I'd like a 28"-wheeled unicycle. At least the steel rim wouldn't be a disadvantage.
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https://www.everybicycletire.com/Default.asp is where I got mine, took a couple weeks.
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Everybicycletire is where I got mine and they treated me just fine but there have been complaints about them in the past. They'll put you on backorder for months if they don't have the tires in stock, so call them before you place an order and have them check the stock.
That was a couple of years ago. Maybe they've fixed their issues.
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FYI: I've got 4 new ones. Wrong order, too late to return them. 40x635 Creme with reflection.
$110 Shipped.
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