What does 700 x 28c mean on a bike?
In short – the 700x25C is a French nomenclature for tire size meaning tire diameter of 700mm and tire width 25mm and C is the width of the rim (A is very narrow, D is wide). Thus the number between “x” and “C” is the tire width in mm. For more information you can read a section on tire sizing on Sheldon Brown page.
Can you ride gravel with 28mm tires?
You can use them and I have rode 60 miles on a crushed limestone rail trail on 28mm tires. By the end of my ride my body was hurting from all the vibration, I did not think they were okay. I have the 28mm Gravelking and it’s a good tire for pavement, including rough and poorly maintained paved roads.
What size is 700 x 28c?
Tire Size Chart
|Tire Size||Circumference in Meters||Circumference in mm|
|700 x 28C||2.136||2136|
|700 x 30C||2.146||2146|
|700 x 32C||2.155||2155|
|700 x 35C||2.168||2168|
How wide is 28C tire?
A ISO tire size of 28-622 is how we would refer to a 700 x 28C tire has a tire width of 28 mm and a rim diameter of 622 mm.
Will 700x28C fit 700x23C?
A: 700x23C & 700x28C are the same tire sizes (diameter). The 23 & 28 denote different tire widths, not tire diameter. Both of these will fit the same diameter rim (700). However the 23c usually is installed on 1… see more.
Are 28mm tires good?
28mm tires are narrower, lighter, and support higher air pressure. Those properties make them more aerodynamic and faster when riding on smooth roads….1. More Speed (on the road)
Can you ride 32mm on gravel?
Most hybrid bikes actually allow for wider tires than a typical road bike. This is great news for would-be gravel riders, because you’ll definitely want wider tires when gravel grinding. Generally we would recommend tires that are 32mm wide at the very, very least for riding gravel roads.
How wide is 28c tire?
What does 28c mean on inner tube?
“28” is the width of the tire, again in millimeters and “c” refers to the width code of the tire (like you’d see when you look at your bike either from behind or in front). The “c” is part of the old French system that classified widths of tires from “a” (being the narrowest) to “d” (which was the widest).
What is a 28mm tire?
28mm tires are narrower, lighter, and support higher air pressure. Those properties make them more aerodynamic and faster when riding on smooth roads. The table below compares the weight of 28mm and 32mm tires: 28mm.