Re: [CR]27" sewups?


Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet

Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 21:32:26 -0800
To: Steve Freides <steve@fridayscomputer.com>, Classic Lightweights <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <jfbender@umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [CR]27" sewups?
In-Reply-To: <3A8DC8E5.73484C85@fridayscomputer.com>


Never to my knowledge. Sew up rims from the 1890s have the same inside diameter as today. The old large diameter tires are labeled 28". The rims have stayed the same but the tire diameter has shrunk to the point that 28" doesn't make sense.

Joe

At 07:42 PM 2/16/01 -0500, Steve Freides wrote:
>Were there, and are there, rims and tires in 27" as opposed to 700C?

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