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27 x 1 wheels and tires
#1
I have an old '83 Miyata and the wheels are bent beyond repair. The size (27 x 1 in.) is very hard to find and I would prefer not to convert to 700c. I was hoping someone would know where these were available. Both front and rear are needed.
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#2
plenty to choose from on ebay, decide what you want to spend and type nos 27 in. rims, if you want pre-built type in nos 27 in. wheels
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#3
27" wheels and tires are pretty widely available online. 1-1/8 and 1 1/4 are definitely available. Is it specifically the 1" width your having trouble finding? Going up to 1 1/8 won't necesasrily be slower than a 1" if you can find a decent quality tire.
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#4
There also a LOT of choices on Amazon.

What is your budget? 32H or 36H? are you going to build your own?

Here is narrow ISO630 rim: http://www.amazon.com/Rim-Alloy-Sun-M13-Pol/dp/B004E3P0FE/

The LP18 and CR18 are 5mm wider (18mm on the inside).

Why don't you want to change to ISO622 (aka 700c) - it will open up more choices.

I have two Araya rims that I would be happy to sell you, they are about 15mm across the inside, one is 36H and the other is 40H. They were on my World Tourist for awhile.
Nigel
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#5
There is a big selection here too. If you are under 200lbs.
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#6
Do you want to stay with 27" wheels? You could could convert to 700C with no problems as long as your brakes have the reach. I would price both and go with the best quality at the best price. BTW 700C has more tire width options. Good luck.

dweenk
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