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A quick tube question...

Old 09-28-08, 03:49 PM
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A quick tube question...

Are 700 and 700c tubes the same??? I need new tubes, and I was just making sure I got the right ones.

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Old 09-28-08, 05:22 PM
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The c stands for centimeters. So if you aren't seeing the c there, they probably just left it off cause they were lazy. I don't know of any other 700 sizes.
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Old 09-28-08, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Lizzylou View Post
The c stands for centimeters. So if you aren't seeing the c there, they probably just left it off cause they were lazy. I don't know of any other 700 sizes.
Nope. The c stands for "c" as in a,b,c. It's a size designation like in shoes. A 700 centimeter wheel would be around 23 feet in diameter.
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Old 09-28-08, 05:44 PM
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Either tube marking is good for your 700 wheels. The most common mistake made in buying tubes is getting the correct valve - presta or schrader.
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Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
Nope. The c stands for "c" as in a,b,c. It's a size designation like in shoes. A 700 centimeter wheel would be around 23 feet in diameter.
Well I'll be.... thank you! You know it was one of those things that I've assumed for well, a long time.... but now that you point that out it makes much more sense. Makes the 650b seem much more logical too.
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