# Is a 700-23C 23/622 Road Bike Tire appropriate for a 25-28/622 Road Bike Wheel?

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##### Asked by: Angela Davidson

## Will a 700 tyre fit a 622 rim?

That’s controlled by ISO standard 5775 and is 622mm for 700c wheels. That’s important since it means that **any tyre designed for 700c wheels should fit on any 700c rim**, although as anyone who’s used a range of wheels and tyres will tell you, how tight that fit is can vary significantly.

## Is 28 inch the same as 700c?

Is a 28 inch wheel the same as a 700c? **Tyres in 28″, 700C and 29″ sizes have exactly the same rim diameter**. The designation 700 is followed by the tyre width in mm and the designation 28 or 29 by the width in inches.

## Are 622 and 700 the same size?

29″ / 700c (ISO 622 mm)

Here we have two more common wheel sizes that are in fact, **exactly the same**! The standard modern road bike wheel has an ISO diameter of 622 mm and is referred to as 700c (makes sense, right? /s).

## IS 700c the same as 23 622?

**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. 650B (ISO size 584) is used for some randonneur bikes and other specialized bikes.

## Are 26 inch wheels the same as 700c?

What Is The Difference Between a 26 Inch and a 700c Wheel? This brings us around back to the same answer; **they are the same diameter, but a 26-inch tire will fit onto a 700c rim but not the other way around because of the difference in rim thickness**.

## How wide of a tire can I put on a 700c rim?

On a ‘700c’ wheel, you can have a range of different widths. **23mm wide** tires have been the standard for most road cycling over the past couple decades. You might see a 700x20c, or a 700x25c. On a cyclocross bike or 29-inch mountain bike, you could see tires as wide as 700x35c or 700x58c.

## Is a 28 inch bike good for what height?

Road bike sizing chart

Rider Height (feet/inches) | Rider Inseam (inches | Bike Frame Size (centimeters) |
---|---|---|

5’0″-5’3″ |
26.5″-28″ | 48-50 cm |

5’2″-5’5″ | 27.5″-29″ | 50-52 cm |

5’4″-5’7″ | 28.5″-30″ | 52-54 cm |

5’6″-5’9″ | 29.5″-31″ | 54-56 cm |

## Will a 700cc tire fit a 29 rim?

**A 700C tire will fit on a 29-inch rim – provided there’s the same bead seat diameter**. A 29-inch wheel is the same as a 700C wheel most of the time.

## Is 700 and 29 the same?

Yes – they are the same. I thought the rim bed was wider on 29er rims, though the diameter (622mm) is the same – as such, (narrow, eg 23mm) road tyres may not fit. I thought the rim bed was wider on 29er rims, though the diameter (622mm) is the same – as such, (narrow, eg 23mm) road tyres may not fit.

## Are 27 wheels the same as 700c?

**27-inch and 700C tires are close enough in size that the inner tubes are compatible**; i.e. you can use a 27-inch inner tube in a 700C tire, and vice-versa. However, you can NOT use a 27-inch tire on a 700C wheel, and vice-versa.

## What does the C stand for in 700c wheels?

The 700cc is a term for motorcycles referring to their motor power. The words are very similar but the meanings are so different. The term “700c” is the tire size according to the French system. The “700” is stating the diameter of the bicycle tire and “c” is the width size of the tire.

## Is there a difference between 700 and 700c?

It doesn’t mean anything, really. It’s a historical relic. At one point in time, “700c” was a standard tire/rim size, where “c” indicated the bead seat diameter and “700” was the diameter, in millimeters, when the tire was installed and inflated. That “700c” tire size has a 622 millimeter bead seat diameter.

## Which is bigger 700c or 26 inch?

**A 26 inch, or a 650c wheel is about 1 inch smaller (about 2 inches smaller with road slicks) in diameter than a 700c**. On smaller bikes, that 2 inches is a big help in building the perfect size without sacrificing performance.

## Which is bigger 27 or 700c?

The rim diameter of a 700c wheel is actually **slightly smaller than that of a ’27inch’**. 700c bead diameter is 622mm whereas 27″ bead diameter is 630mm.

## Do bigger wheels make cycling easier?

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## What does Etrto 622×19 mean?

The 622×19 spec is what you need to pay attention to. 622 is the diameter of the rim bead seat in mm. 19 is the inner width of the rim in mm. Look at your tires, if they are marked ‘ISO 622’ or ‘ETRTO 622’ or ‘700C’ (an French system label that is the same as ETRTO/ISO 622), then they are **622mm diameter**.

## How do you measure inner rim width?

The internal rim width is the more crucial. You can find this by **measuring the distance across the interior of the rim**. The measurement is taken between the crotchets (or hooks) that hold the tyre bead in place, or simply between the inner walls of the rim on a hookless rim.

## How do I choose an inner tube?

The best way to check what size inner tube you need is to **look on the sidewall of your tyre**. Tyre manufacturers print the size on the sidewalls, so look out for numbers such as ‘700x23c’ for a road bike, or ’26×1. 75′ which is for mountain bikes.

## Will a 29 inch tube fit a 700c?

Mountain bike tyre sizes are usually stated in inches. So **a 29 inch MTB tube will have the same diameter as a 700c road wheel**, while a 27.5 inch tube will be the same diameter as a 650b road wheel. You can also get 26 inch MTB tubes.

## What does 700c mean?

The term “700c” is **the tire size according to the French system**. The “700” is stating the diameter of the bicycle tire and “c” is the width size of the tire. However it’s not 700 millimeters it’s 633 millimeters. Also, another common mistake is that often riders confuse “c” with centimeters.