Can I put 28mm Tyres on my road bike?

Road bike-style commuting bikes might accept a tyre of around 28mm width, often with space for mudguards, but some commuting bikes, and those based on mountain bikes, will take up to a 44mm tyre.

Will a 28 tire fit a 700C rim?


The tyres can differ, but the 28”, 700C and 29er are all the exact same rim diameter. The 700 markings will be followed by the width in mm, and the 28 or 29 markings will be followed by the width in inches. This is the most common wheel size, so look out for familiar markings (such as 28×1.

Are 28mm Tyres faster than 25mm?

Yes, they are still aerodynamically superior, but the rolling speed advantages outweigh this, certainly at the speeds of regular cyclists and even up to the speeds reached by keen amateurs, even professional cyclists are now running 25mm tubulars and sometimes 28mm for the Spring classics.

Can I put thicker tires on my road bike?

Remember that larger tires are both wider and stick out more from the wheel. On a road bike, odds are high that you can put a slightly larger (say, go from 25mm to 30mm) tire but not a hugely larger tire. If you want to make a big jump you probably also want to get wheels with a wider rim.

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Can you put 28mm Tyres on 22mm rims?

Re: Safest tyre width for 22mm rims (Road)

See how much space you have around, I’d say that you can use a 28mm tyre without problems if the rim is a real 22m external size.

Will 28mm tires fit?

Most road bike frames can accommodate a tire as wide as about 28mm. Cyclocross and touring bikes are generally designed to accommodate wider tires. … If your bike can accommodate it, use a tire that is at least 28mm. Many touring and hybrid bikes will be fitted with even wider tires—up to 47mm wide.

IS 700C 28 or 29?

700C is 24 1/2 inches plus 2 x the tyre size. “29er” wheels use the 700C rim diameter (622mm) and come up at 29 inches with 2 1/4 inch (57mm) tyres. With 20mm tyres on the same diameter rims on a road bike the total diameter is only 26 inches.

Can I fit 28c tyres?

For 28c, between 15 and 19. Tyres will usually fit on rims of different size, but may not be as secure on the rim, and if you go too far outside those recommended ranges, may just not fit at all. Though I’ve been a home bike mechanic for many years, yes, those size tires will fit most bike wheels.

Can I use a 25mm tube in a 28mm tyre?

Re: 20-25 tubes in 28mm tires??

you can do it but the tube will be more stretched than normal.

Will 25mm tyres fit on 28mm rims?

Also consider that most 25mm tires will actually measure 27-29mm on a wide rim. So if you go buy a 28mm wide rim, the 25mm tire is still the right sized tire. You’d need to find a 30-32mm rim to be aero optimized for your 28mm tire.

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Are 28mm tyres faster?

The 28mm versions of the best-rolling tyres will be faster still, and over the next few years they’ll fit more and more new bikes as manufacturers expand their ranges of bikes with disc brakes. Riders whose bikes will take them report that the 28mm versions of the fastest tyres really are another step up in comfort.

Are 28mm tires faster than 32mm?

28mm tires offer slightly more speed and acceleration on the road, but the improvement comes at a price – a harsher ride and less grip on off-road terrain. 32mm tires make the ride more comfortable and perform better when the surface is less than ideal.

What’s the difference between 25c and 28c tyres?

All things being equal (same rims, same pressure, same tread type and same rubber compound) the 28c’s (1⅛″) would be a bit taller, wider and have a larger contact surface than the 25c’s (1″). That would mean the 28c would offer a smoother ride with the penalty of more rolling resistence.

What size Tyres can I fit on my road bike?

Road bike-style commuting bikes might accept a tyre of around 28mm width, often with space for mudguards, but some commuting bikes, and those based on mountain bikes, will take up to a 44mm tyre.

Will a 700c tire fit a 26 inch rim?

It’s possible to find 26-inch tires that will fit on 700c rims, but a 700c tire will not fit on a 26-inch rim without stretching the sidewalls of the tire just enough to make it fit, especially if you use a tire with especially thick sidewalls.

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What size wheel is 700c?

700C is used to refer to any tire, rim, or wheel with a 622mm BSD, but it could be on a skinny-tired road bike where the wheel has an actual diameter of only 660mm (which is actually a little LESS than 26 inches!), or a mountain bike with a wheel diameter of over 29 inches.