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I have an odd tire/rim fit question.

Old 06-30-11, 08:49 PM
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I have an odd tire/rim fit question.

So I'm shopping around for some back-up/replacement tires for my bike, but I'm faced with a weird issue: I own 700 x 26c sized rims. I have specific x26c tires, but would x25s work on my rims? It seems like I have a lot more options going with that size. It's only a one millimeter difference, but you never know with cycling equipment...

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yes, they would be perfectly fine.
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Your tire size is 700 x 26c. Your rim size is probably 700 x 14 or so. You can use any 700c tire between 23 and 28c without issue as long as your frame has the clearance for the larger size.
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Ahhh, that makes things much simpler. So my next question is what tire size to fit on my bike? Like I said, I'm running x26 right now, so would I notice a major improvement/advantage over x23s? Or is it sort of whichever I can find a better tire of?
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