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I've got this exact case on my road bike. 23mm tyres were too horrible, 25 were better, so I went to a 28mm tyre and I have about 1.5 mm of space between the brake bridge and the rolling outside of the tyre. And its not caused a single problem in 500 km of riding to date. The only way it could cause a problem is if your tyre was bulging from being off ...


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The QR interface is designed such that the axle is fully seated in the dropouts before engaging the QR. The QR engagement should be firm, but it is not designed to hold the wheel in the way you describe. Dangers of trying to do what you suggest are: Severely over-tightening the QR (which you may need to do to keep the wheel in place) could potentially ...



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