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28c vs 32c?

Old 11-09-20, 09:52 PM
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Originally Posted by jaxgtr View Post
700c is not the same as 27, but they are very close. 27 in is 630mm and 700C is 622 which will explain the tightness you are getting. How wide are the rims and what size size tire are you running?
When i installed the 700c rim, I had to move the brake pads by literally 1 or 2mm to get them to fit the new wheel without rubbing against the tire.
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Old 12-03-20, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute View Post
The only place it matters is at the contact patch. Iíve done the calculations before and it works out to a few milliliters more volume. Itís tiny in the grand scheme of things.
There's also more sidewall to absorb vibration.
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check your clearance at the chainstays and fork crown with the 28s before you get the 32s
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