# Question: Is A 28 Inch Wheel The Same As 700c?

## Will a 28 Tire fit a 700c rim?

What fits what on different road wheels.

As I understand it, a 28″ tyre fits 700c wheels and vice versa, a 27″ tyre wo’nt fit a 700c rim.

A 700c inner tube will fit a 27″ wheel (i’m guessng probably a 28″ wheel too)..

## Is 27.5 same as 700c?

Just as a 700C wheel is the same diameter as a 29” (29er) wheel, 650B shares the exact same rim diameter as 27.5”. … 27.5”/650B rims have a bead seat diameter of 584mm, and 29”/700C rims have a bead seat diameter of 622mm.

## What is a 33 tire equivalent to?

Tire size equivalent chart for 33″, 35″, 37″ or 40″ tires:33″ Tires (+/- 0.50″ in overall diameter)33X950-15285/75-16275/70-1733X10.50-15305/70-16255/75-1733X11.50-15375/55-16285/70-1733X12.50-15305/65-1725 more rows

## Are 285 tires the same as 33?

You are talking two completely different measurements. 285 is the tread width in millimeters. 33″ is the tire diameter. … 5R17 has a 12.2″ tread section width which would be equivalent to a 305mm section width tire.

## What tire sizes mean?

It’s the height of the sidewall measured from wheel rim to top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width. In other words, it’s sidewall height divided by tire width. In this example, the aspect ratio is 65, meaning the sidewall is 65 percent as high as the tire is wide.

## Is a 29 inch wheel the same as 700c?

29″ (ISO size 622) is actually the same rim diameter as 700C, although most 29″ tires will not fit 700C road rims because they’re too wide. 29″ tires are popular with mountain bikers; search for 29″ MTB. … 700C (ISO size 622) is the most commonly used size for modern road bikes.

## Is 26 inch the same as 700c?

A 26 inch, or a 650c wheel is about 1 inch smaller (about 2 inches smaller with road slicks) in diameter than a 700c. On smaller bikes, that 2 inches is a big help in building the perfect size without sacrificing performance.

## Will a 29 inch tube fit a 700c?

So a 29 inch MTB tube will have the same diameter as a 700c road wheel, while a 27.5 inch tube will be the same diameter as a 650b road wheel. You can also get 26 inch MTB tubes.

## WHAT IS 700c wheel size in inches?

29 inchesAll road and cyclocross bikes are built with 700c wheels, which are 29 inches. However, 700c wheels are designed to accommodate a thinner tire. Many come in widths ranging from 18 to 23 millimeters, with touring tires ranging from 25 to 28 millimeters.

## Which is bigger 700c or 27 inch?

The difference between 700C and 27″ is pretty small. The rims are 622mm and 630mm so the actual change in brake shoe position is 4mm (less than 1/4″). … You may be able to change the brakes to ones with longer arms (assuming caliper types). Another issue may be the rear hub as these have got wider over the years.

## What size is a 700c wheel?

622 mm29″ / 700c (ISO 622 mm) The standard modern road bike wheel has an ISO diameter of 622 mm and is referred to as 700c (makes sense, right? /s).

## What size is a 28 tire?

Tires with diameters 622 mm and 635 mm are both classified as 28 inch. Oddly enough, tires with an inner diameter of 630 mm are classified as 27 inch.

## What does 700c tire mean?

At one point in time, “700c” was a standard tire/rim size, where “c” indicated the bead seat diameter and “700” was the diameter, in millimeters, when the tire was installed and inflated. That “700c” tire size has a 622 millimeter bead seat diameter. … All those tire sizes you list are the same.

## Can you put 700c tires on 27 inch rims?

27-inch and 700C tires are close enough in size that the inner tubes are compatible; i.e. you can use a 27-inch inner tube in a 700C tire, and vice-versa. However, you can NOT use a 27-inch tire on a 700C wheel, and vice-versa.

## What is the difference between 700 and 700c tires?

700 is the outer diameter in mm. 38 is the sectional width and “C” is the French tire size which designates an inner diameter of 622mm. 700C is used as a generic term for this size tire, but if the width is given then it should be placed at the end.

## Do 29 inch bikes go faster?

Because of the larger diameter of the wheel, the 29er creates a larger contact patch with the ground and also rolls quite faster when up to speed. Even though it accelerates slower than a 27.5 wheel, 29ers can maintain their speed because of their advanced rollover capabilities compared to a smaller wheel size.

## Why is it called 700c?

1 Answer. As stated in this answer or this link, the idea was originally that there were 700A,700B,700C tires+wheels which all had an outer diameter of 700 mm with A tires being the thinnest and C tires being the thickest (so A had the largest rim and C had the smallest rim).

## Can I replace 26 wheels with 700c?

If you want to frequently swap between 26″ and 700c wheels it helps to have matching hubs on both sets to save having to adjust the brake calipers every time you swap them. If you don’t use a matching set then 6 bolt rotors can be adjusted with fancy little shims from Syntace.