Contents

- 1 Is a 28 inch bike tire the same as 700c?
- 2 What does 700 x 28C mean for wheels?
- 3 What is a 700 bike tire in inches?
- 4 Is 29 inch the same as 700c?
- 5 What is a 700c wheel size?
- 6 What size is 700 x 38C?
- 7 What size tube do I need for a 700 x 38 tire?
- 8 What is the difference between 700 and 700c tires?
- 9 Is 26 inch the same as 700c?
- 10 What does 700c x 18 25c mean?
- 11 Is 27.5 the same as 700c?
- 12 Is 24 inch bike for adults?
- 13 What is the standard road bike tire size?

## Is a 28 inch bike tire the same as 700c?

The tyres can differ, but the 28”, 700C and 29er are all the exact same rim diameter. The 700 markings will be followed by the width in mm, and the 28 or 29 markings will be followed by the width in inches.

## What does 700 x 28C mean for wheels?

700x28c simply means the size of your bicycle tire, according to what’s known as the ‘French system’. “700” is the overall diameter of the bike tire, measured in millimeters. So, a “c” was almost as wide as these tires would get.

## What is a 700 bike tire in inches?

Many commuters have been rolling to work on 29-inch-wheels for years. All road and cyclocross bikes are built with 700c wheels, which are 29 inches. However, 700c wheels are designed to accommodate a thinner tire.

## Is 29 inch the same as 700c?

29″ (ISO size 622) is actually the same rim diameter as 700C, although most 29″ tires will not fit 700C road rims because they’re too wide. 29″ tires are popular with mountain bikers; search for 29″ MTB. 700C (ISO size 622) is the most commonly used size for modern road bikes.

## What is a 700c wheel size?

700C is used to refer to any tire, rim, or wheel with a 622mm BSD, but it could be on a skinny-tired road bike where the wheel has an actual diameter of only 660mm (which is actually a little LESS than 26 inches!), or a mountain bike with a wheel diameter of over 29 inches.

## What size is 700 x 38C?

700x38c is the size of your bicycle tire. 700 is the nominal diameter of the tire in millimeters. 38 is the width of the tire (as seen if you were looking at your bike from the front/back).

## What size tube do I need for a 700 x 38 tire?

The simple answer is: 700x38c converts to around 27.5” x 1.5”.

## What is the difference between 700 and 700c tires?

Yes they are the same. 700 is the nominal diameter of the rim. 700C is the usual standard for road bikes, but small frames or some custom builds may use a 650B. 38 is the width of the tyre, in mm, at the widest point.

## Is 26 inch the same as 700c?

A 26 inch, or a 650c wheel is about 1 inch smaller (about 2 inches smaller with road slicks) in diameter than a 700c. Some people think that because 700c wheels are the ‘standard’ for road bikes, they must be better.

## What does 700c x 18 25c mean?

4. 5. The marking on the tire ‘700 x 25c’ means a 622mm diameter rim, with a nominally 25mm wide tire. (‘700c’ comes from an older French standard for wheel and tire sizes, it’s very commonly used to refer to the standard road bike rims and tire size). Inner tubes fit a range of tire sizes as they are quite flexible.

## Is 27.5 the same as 700c?

Just as a 700C wheel is the same diameter as a 29” (29er) wheel, 650B shares the exact same rim diameter as 27.5”. 27.5”/650B rims have a bead seat diameter of 584mm, and 29”/700C rims have a bead seat diameter of 622mm.

## Is 24 inch bike for adults?

24-inch bike refers to the size of the wheel. A 24-inch wheel is the largest size for a children’s bike but could work for an adult too, depending on rider height. In the same way wheel sizes, 26” and larger are usually for adults, but maybe appropriate for some children.

## What is the standard road bike tire size?

Road bike tires: Most road bikes have a 700mm outer diameter, with widths starting at 23mm. Most road tire widths are less than 30mm, but you can also find tires as wide as 45mm on bikes intended for gravel roads.