Re: Wheel Sizes



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Call me Bob

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On Wed, 7 Sep 2005 15:53:01 +0100, "Dave" <[email protected]>
wrote:

>In the past bikes had wheel sizes that were easy to understand like 27 x 1,
>or 26 x 1 and 3 eighths etc. I am now faced with sizes like 700c 25 etc.
>
>What does all this mean? I guess that it is metric with this meaning 700mm x
>25mm but chat do the letters stand for.
>
>Any help as I am still in imperial measurements.


Trust in Sheldon, for he is The One:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html


"Bob"
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Alan Braggins

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In article <[email protected]>, Call me Bob wrote:
>On Wed, 7 Sep 2005 15:53:01 +0100, "Dave" <[email protected]>
>wrote:
>
>>In the past bikes had wheel sizes that were easy to understand like 27 x 1,
>>or 26 x 1 and 3 eighths etc. I am now faced with sizes like 700c 25 etc.
>>
>>What does all this mean? I guess that it is metric with this meaning 700mm x
>>25mm but chat do the letters stand for.
>>
>>Any help as I am still in imperial measurements.

>
>Trust in Sheldon, for he is The One:
>http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html


But this being a UK group, you want his English page:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tyre_sizing.html