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What does the label on a tire mean?

I went to a bike shop for new tires. I did not know which tires fit on my bike, so I just showed them my bike. When I took a look at the new tires, there was a label at the side, which says: 40-...
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How do I translate this tire description into English?

On my tire is printed the following: 25-622 (28 x 1.00 - 700x25c) 6.8-8.0 Bar, 85-115 psi I think I know what some of this means but am not sure. BTW, this came standard on my 2012 Cannondale ...
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A general explanation of rim, tire and tube specifications

My bike's manufacturer page specifies that it has a rim size of 700CX14GX36H. It provides a tire size of 7X28C. It also mentions that it uses high performance 700C tires, which I think is also ...
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Why are tires that fit 622mm wheels called 700C [duplicate]

where does the 700 come from and what does the C stand for in 700c?
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Mongoose front rim size

I have a 1996 mongoose bike and I need to replace the front rim 20x1.95 All I can find is 20x1.75 Can I use a 1.95 tire on a 20x1.75 rim
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Replacing a 1950s or early 1960 solid rubber 20" bicycle tire

How can I replace a '50s or early '60s 20" solid rubber bicycle tire? I have been looking everywhere. The wheel measures 17" by 1 1/2". New ones are too small to fit. Any information would be ...
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Will 40-635 tyres fit on a 21-622 rim?

I'm from a place where finding a standardized size for tyres bigger than 26 inches is mostly a hassle, to say the least.. But sadly (or not) I have a bike that I've been riding for a while now and ...
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What tyre widths I can use?

Just yesterday I noticed that my tyres soon need to be changed but my tyre size is 27.5 x 2.8 But the closest sizes I can find are 2.35, 2.4, 2.1. Those were the closest sizes I could find in store (...
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Choosing new tires: can't find my size on schwalbe site

My bicycle is Merida Crossway MD-40. I Measured the tires and got the following numbers: 701mm x 41mm. Or 27,42 In x 1,6 In. I wanted to buy one of Schwalbe tires for it. But to my surprise my size ...
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Which rim tape size fits my bike?

I need to replace the rim tape of my back wheel as it's pretty damaged and it's popping my wheels all the time. Finally made sense of the cause and I'm in need of a replacement. However, I'm unsure of ...
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what is the correct tire size for a trek 7300 multitrack? [duplicate]

I have a trek 7300 multitrack hybrid bike. The tires and tubes are at least 7 years old and I would like to replace them. The rim does not have any sizing printed on it that I can see. The current ...
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Need assistance identifying new wheel options for Araya VP-20 26x1.5 ETRTO 559

This is very similar to the question answered for "Need assistance identifying new tire options for Fuji 4130" (by 0-Biker) and answered by "Argenti Apparatus" but I couldn't add a ...
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Tire size change

Hi I have original mtn bike tires of 26 x 1.95 on my bike but would like to change to smaller hybrid tires can I use 26 x 1.75 or must I stay with same size. Thanks
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Restoring a 1954 Taylor tricycle

I am searching to replace the front tire. It has a Swan tire, but the size is more important. Measures 12 x 1.75 Pliable enough to remount on rim
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How to understand tyre sizes? [duplicate]

I'm a cycling beginner and am trying to purchase spare inner tubes from amazon. The tube sizes are usually given as: 20-622 - 25-630 27x3/4 - 27x1.00 700x20c - 700x25c How should I understand these? ...

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