Questions tagged [tire]

The rubber attached to the rim of your wheel. Flats, changing tires, selecting tires, etc.

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Tire clearance on 2019 Trek Crockett

Has anyone tested max tire width on a Trek Crockett (2019 frameset)? Wondering specifically if I can fit 45mm tires on 19mm inner width rims.
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20 TDA Hard rubber narrow old bike tire?

Hi I have an old narrow hard rubber bicycle tire that is old. It has no numbers on the sidewall but on the inner tire there is "20 TDA", that's it. It has 4 grooves in it that go all the way around ...
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Older rims, newer tires

Can I put "new" 27 and half inch tires on "old" 27 inch rims? Looking to save the trouble of finding out!
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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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Fitting tires on Reynolds Strike SLG

I've been trying to fit Michelin Power Competition (AirComp inners) onto a set of Strike's. (I'm certain these are true, they were default fitted with other tires, and these had 0% wobble.) Let's just ...
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Torn Michelin Pro4 Endurance tire

Used bike (no apparent wear on the tires), this happened after about 300km of riding of my own. Front tire: Rear tire: Why do you think this happened? Is it safe to use the rear tire further?
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Semi-slick 29x2.4 (or larger) tires

I have a set of Velocity Dually 29” wheels. The interior rim width is 39mm. I currently have Surly Knard tires but get a lot of buzz when riding on pavement. Ideally, I'd like a set of tires that run ...
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Bicycle tire date decode

I bought a new bike for my 3 year-old. 12.5 inch tires, "yida" seems to be the brand name. My earlier research suggests that some bike tires have date codes, in the form of circles with an x in it, ...
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Carrera Virtuoso Road Pro 2008 Tyre identification

I don't suppose anyone knows the make and model of this tyre? These allegedly came as OEM on all Carrera Virtuoso Road Pro circa 2008, the Black and Blue Road Pro model. This has been bugging me as I ...
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Repeated rear flat on a Trek 4300 started this season only!

This season only started getting a lot of flats in my back tire (riding the same Trek 4300 mountain bike for past 6 years and never had this issue). In last 7 days had 3 flats - put new tube yesterday ...