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I have an 12-15 year old mens Giant Cypress bicycle. I am trying to find out what exact tire size originally came with the bike. I have been riding on smaller replacement tires that now need to be replaced. The smaller size that I have been riding on is 700 x 35C - 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/8. These tires are smaller (thinner) than the original. I would like to know the original size and if there are any options besides these current tires which I never cared for anyway. Thanks, Frank

  • Who cares? Or, to put it another way, why do you think you'll necessarily find the exact size the bike originally came with to be the best for you? – David Richerby Nov 18 '19 at 23:46
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The 2005 Giant Cypress came with 700x38c tyres. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/92884/

Large volume tyres are growing in popularity over the last couple of years, so you should be able to find many good options in this size.

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Looks like the model year 2002 came with 40mm tires, which will be a bit wider than 35s. Check out the Sawtooth tire by Specialized.

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