tire sizes?

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  1. wnowak06

    wnowak06 New Member

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    hey guys i know this is a stupid question but what is the difference btw 700x23c tires and 700x25c tires????
     
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  2. BillM

    BillM New Member

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    23s are narrower and give a slightly harsher ride. They are also slightly faster though IMO.
     
  3. mikesbytes

    mikesbytes New Member

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    There's not a lot of difference.

    23mm provides better aerodynamics
    25mm provides slightly less rolling resistence

    23mm is the most popular size, but if you are a heavy or a slower rider then 25mm is better.

    A few run 23 on the front and 25 on the rear.
     
  4. gclark8

    gclark8 New Member

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    2mm in height, probably 1.5mm in overall width for the same rim.
     
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