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Tire size and choice for commuting
#1
I have a city bike I use for road commuting 8 miles per day, but the original fit tires are rubbish. They say 700x30c on the side wall. I want a better tire and I've found the Continental city contact which has great reviews. But the min size I've found is 700x32c. My question is this;

1) Can I fit the 32 to my rim
2) Is this actually a good tire?

Cheers

Eddie
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#2
As far as it being a good tire I never used, as long as good reviews then hey should be fine. As far as the size difference you will be ok going up a size. Here is a site that may put a little light on some things... http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html .Before buying/ordering wait to see if one of the guys here correct me in my assessment.
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#3
Bill is right, the 700x32 will work fine. It'll just be a bit wider. Continental makes great tires!
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#4
(02-07-2010, 12:47 AM)Alex Ramon Wrote:  Bill is right, the 700x32 will work fine. It'll just be a bit wider. Continental makes great tires!

I really need to study up on the cm sizes more though. Thanks for verifying that.
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#5
Thank you so much. Great to be able to get help on these issues. Im a bit of a newby about this. Smile
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