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What is the max size tyre I can fit on a 19mm rim? Would 2.4inch be possible?

I've currently got rims of ETRTO 584 19mm with 2.1" tyres. I'm looking at buying new tyres but was thinking about going up to 2.25" and 2.4" if possible (don't want to have to return ...
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how does a wide MTB tyre have lower rolling resistance than a slim gravel tyre?

According to Bicyclerollingresistance.com, the fairly slick and 34mm wide Panaracer Gravel King has a rolling resistance of 20.8 W whereas the decidedly knobbly and 53 mm wide Continental Race King ...
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The truth about Inner Rim Width

I'm thinking about putting a bit wider tires on my mountain bike, but I'm having problems distinguishing facts from fiction about minimum required inner width rim for a tire. I have two mountain bikes ...
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How does the new Canyon Endurace rim version support 33mm tyres with R7000 brakes?

Canyon just popped a new version of the Endurace back in stock and I'm a bit confused. Half way down the page they claim "With 33 mm of clearance, just fit chunkier all-road rubber and you’re ...
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Can i fit this type of tire [duplicate]

Am I able to fit 20x2.4 tires on my 20x2.175 Bmx rim? I dont know if im able to fit that type of tire beacause I want street tires
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What are the advantages of having a road bicycle frame with lower tyre clearance?

Say, I won't ever put tyres above 28mm and the frame allows upto 30mm vs a frame that has an allowance of upto 35mm. So, what are the advantages with a frame with lower tyre clearance or the ...
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Can I ride on the beach with 32c tires?

I have a hybrid bike (Merida Speeder 200) with 700x32c tires. I've been using it on the road with great pleasure, but given the corona situation it's becoming quite crowded on the (nice) roads. ...
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Which size SKS Bluemels will fit my frame - 35, 42, 45?

I'm thinking of getting full mudguards for my road bike, the Triban RC 520 , (details here) , and the manufacturer's page tells me that it comes with 700 x 28 tires and the frame is compatible with ...
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Can i fit 26 x 2.3 tyre to 559 x 19c rims?

If yes, is there a problem? And what is the max tyre width for that rims? Thank you.
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Can I fit a training tyre to my bike wheel? [duplicate]

I have a mountain bike with a tyre marked 26x2.00 and I'd like to fit a training tyre so I can use my bike inside. I know that the 26 refers to the diameter of the wheel and the 2.00 is the width of ...
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Widest tyre you can safely fit on 700c wheel (17mm rim width) [duplicate]

I am riding a no-suspension hybrid with rigid reinforced fork and 700c wheels. I go on touring trips with very flexible itinerary. I stay on gravel/tarmac/trail 80% of the time but occasionally I like ...
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Replaced my rim with a wider one - will my tire still fit? [duplicate]

I was running Shimano RS on my road bike (not sure the width) and switched to Bontrager Paradigm Comp. A sticker says 622x19 - I'm guessing 19 is the rim width. It's definitely wider than my old wheel....
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Is it worth upgrading to 28mm tyres from 25 for a 250 mile ride?

Next month I'm embarking on a 250 mile ride over one day - I've done plenty of training and I'm ready. Currently my bike has 25mm tyres and some of the 100 - 175mile training rides I've done have ...
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My new bicycle skids laterally, especially in the wet; what can I do about it?

My new bicycle is a new regular road bicycle (not specialist) with puncture tough tyres. The bicycle is fine otherwise but a bit rough on all the crappy pedestrian path elements in Japan like kerbs. ...
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Relationship between given width of a tire and actual height

I've spent some time digging around and can't quite find a satisfactory answer here. I have an older (80's) road frame that currently has 622x23 tires. I would like to upgrade to 28mm or even 32mm ...
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Changing 23mm tyre to 25mm - considerations?

I got a L size Opus Allegro 4.0 (2014) which came with Vittoria Zaffiro tyres 23-622 (700*23c) on an Alloy Shimano Asoo WH-R501 wheelset 622x15c. I'd like to fit a wider tyre to improve my experience ...
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Compatibility of tyres with wheelset

I have a E13 TRS, 28 holes, tubeless ready, 30 mm inner width wheelset, with SCHWALBE MAGIC MARY, 29 x 2.35, Addix Soft, front and a SCHWALBE NEW HANS DAMPF, 29 x 2.35, Addix Soft, rear. (The bike is ...
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Tacx Flow Smart trainer calibration issues with 700x35c tyre

I'm getting into cycling properly and I have bought myself the Tacx Flow smart trainer along with an adventure/gravel bike. I chose adventure/gravel over a road bike as I can see myself wanting to ...
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Tyre fiiting with 20x2.4 tyre

I have 20x2.4 tyres and need to fit it on 20x1.95 rims but I don't know if I can fit it on is it possible to do this
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Compatible tyre widths for 622 × 17 rims?

I have 622 × 17 rims on my hybrid and currently have 700×40c tyres on (came with the bike). I need a new rear tyre but I am not sure what I can get. From what I can find I should be fitting fairly ...
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Which inner tube do I need to buy for 28 inch fixie bike?

I have a 2018 FIXIE Inc. Betty Leeds. https://www.fahrrad.de/fixie-inc-betty-leeds-white-694674.html These are the sizes of the tyres: Reifen vorne Marke: Kenda Typ: K-193 Größe: 28 Zoll ...
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Inner tube size

I'm really confused what inner tube size I need to buy for the tyres I have. Is anyone able to help me understand what is written on the tyre and what to look for? 40/100-622 33b moped m/c
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Changing my rear wheel tyre from 26 x 2.1 to 26 x 2.0: what's the difference? [duplicate]

Firstly, would a 26 x 2.0 tyre fit, and would there be a noticeable difference compared to my original tyre? (I am going from 2.10 to 2.0)
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Can I run a 2.5" tyre on a 40mm rim?

I am currently running 2.8" 650b bontrager tyres on my MTB, I am finding that my current tyres do not have enough grip. I cannot find an aggressive enough tyre in 2.8", but I wondered about using a 2....
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