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Will a 54-507 inner tube work with a 50-559 tyre?

I need to replace the inner tube on my bicycle tyre. The tyre i have has these numbers printed on it: 26x2.0 50-559 Numbers on the inner tube: 26x2.125 (57-507) 26x1.95/2.10 (54-507) I am not sure if ...
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What is the min / max size of tyres that can be used on BTwin MyBike with 26" wheels?

I was given a 2016 BTwin MyBike It had come with stock 1.95" tyres, and later were upgraded to 2" tyres I wish to change the tyres, i am wondering if i could put 2.10" or more wider ...
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Tyre recommendations for 20mm inner width

I decided to purchase some new tubeless ready rims which have 20mm inner rim width. I was wondering if anyone had any tyre recommendations that would be compatible with these rims? I intend on running ...
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What factors contribute to tightly fitting tyre

I recently purchased a 2021 Giant Propel Advanced Pro 0 road bike and it came with Giant’s SLR1 hookless wheelset. I have been having a pretty tough time replacing the tube after I have received a ...
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How can I determine the maximum tire width that my Shimano bike frame and fork can accommodate?

A wider tire width, ranging from 2.3 to 2.6 inches or more, offers better traction and floatation in loose conditions, helping to prevent the tires from sinking into the terrain. How can I determine ...
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57mm or 65mm winter studded tyres for my MTB commuter?

I'm an averagely built rider weighing ~85kg living in a middle-sized town in west Germany. Up until recently the only bike I had was a 46/16 single speed on 28mm tyres. It was used for both commute ...
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Dangers of exceeding tire width tolerance

I have an old mountainbike with a 2.1 inch tire fitted on it. My inner tubes are rated for 1.75" to 2.5". I went ahead and purchased a 1.75 inch Schwalbe Cruiser Plus. What are the ...
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Will my Tyre - Rim combination work

Will a 26 x 1.75 tyre fit a Exal ZX 19 rim? I'm changing the groupset as it has died - upgrade from a 7 speed Freewheel to a 9 speed Freehub. I need to change the wheel to make this work but don't ...
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Can I change my 29x2.25 MTB tyres to a 29x2.35 tyre without changing anything else? [duplicate]

I am a large guy, nearly 2 metres (78 inches) tall and weigh about 160kg (350 pounds). I am aware that bikes are not really made with me in mind and that my best bet is to have new wheels custom built ...
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Will a 29x2.5 tyre fit a 29x3.0 rim size [duplicate]

I just need to know if the smaller width would fit the fat wheel size because I can't find the type of tire I want
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Does "ETRTO" apply also to tyres?

Say you are riding on 622-19 rims. This means that each rim's bead diameter is 622 mm, and the distance between the two beads on each rim is 19 mm. ETRTO stands for European Tire and Rim Technical ...
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Why merida endurance 5000 has 32c tyre

https://www.merida-bikes.com/en-au/bike/3110/scultura-endurance-5000 I have just booked merida scultura endurance 5000 and wondering whats the reasoning to provide wide 32c tyre. Wouldn't it be too ...
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What's to stop someone from installing the largest tyre that'll fit?

Occasionally someone reports that they've installed tyre X on bike Y and have "no clearance issues". Others who have bike Y then wonder whether this might be a good idea. The desire for this ...
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Is it safe riding 25 mm clicher tyres on 25 mm rims?

And what might be negatives of having such a narrow tyre on such a wide rim?
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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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