Questions tagged [tire]

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

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Bicycle tire size between 590-584

We have a old bike with a small tire problem 26 590 is too loose and 26 584 is too tight so is there something in between?
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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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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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Replacing a 10" solid rubber tire

I have a 50s/60 Murray Ez-Step Two Step tricycle. The solid rubber front tire is cracked almost in half and needs to be replaced. I am having an extremely difficult time finding a replacement. Here ...
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Can dry cracking on tires be repaired?

In my dry northern climate rubber tires get dry and crack especially if I was lazy and left them out side. This happens overwinter where they seem to freeze dry but in summer too if I've left my bike ...
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Tire for both road and wheel on turbo trainer use?

I'm looking for a rear tire for use both on the road and on a wheel-on turbo trainer. I'm currently using a fairly cheap road tire, but I'm finding it slips at higher resistances. I don't want to buy ...
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Motobecane 1970's version

I have a 1970's Motobecane bicycle with 27x1 tires. I need new tires and tubes. What would be the best size to fit, as I cannot find an exact match?
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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 ...
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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!