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 Obergruppenführer

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

    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 Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

  5. Serge

    Serge Über Member

    Damn, I read the thread title and thought someone was selling cheap tyres!
    gbb and overmind like this.
  6. Ajax Bay

    Ajax Bay Veteran

    East Devon
    Schwalbe - Which tyre fits which rim?
    See this table.
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