Re: [CR]27" sewups?


Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 21:02:35 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Steven m Johnson <grisha2@juno.com>
Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]27" sewups?
References: <20010216.223211.-427583.0.grisha2@juno.com>


Steven m Johnson wrote:
>
> I am not sure of the question here, and looked and could not find any
> paper to back it up, but I seem to remember a sew-up tire made that would
> fit a clincher rim. I am not sure if it was for 700C or 27".

That's the sewup, TUFO UFO or something like that (they advertise in VeloSnooze. Actually a variation on the original clincher from the turn of the century (1900 not 2000) in that it has a "wing with groove" that interlocks with the hooked rim edge of today's clincher rims (or is that wired-on, Sheldon?).

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, California