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Old 03-10-07, 12:48 PM
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is there any difference between a tube that is marked 700c and one that says 27"??
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They are not interchangeable.
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Originally Posted by 80vette
They are not interchangeable.
Oh, come on now. 700 C rim size is 622 mm and 27" is 630 mm. I run 700 C TUBES on both sizes with no problems.

Now the tires are not interchangable.
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And some 700c tubes say 28" on them. I bought a 700c Salsa tube that was simply too big and had a fold in it when inserted into the tire. Not good. If they fit in the tire smoothly with one bead in the rim, they're the right size.
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my tube? o its plenty big.
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