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Tyre Clearance

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by novemberdelta, 13 Feb 2018.

  1. novemberdelta

    novemberdelta Active Member

    This may be a stupid question, but if my Tri bike fits a 21mm tub on a disc, will it fit a 20mm clincher on a deep section, is there anything else I need to take into account?

    The tri bike is fairly aged and has really narrow seatstays. Bike shown below.
     

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  2. Eddy

    Eddy Guru

    The width of the rim would be important.
     
  3. OP
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    novemberdelta

    novemberdelta Active Member

    I have just checked the rims I was hoping to use and they are 622x17. External rim width is 23.

    I am guessing this rim is too wide for a 20mm tyre?
     
    Last edited: 13 Feb 2018
  4. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship