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From: "Kurt Geiger" <kgconst@sbcglobal.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 21:58:11 -0800
Subject: [CR]Wheels

Can someone please esplain to me what the deal is with measuring wheels? My road rims are 25 1/2" (63 1/2 cm) diam but fit a 700c tire and are refered to as a 27." Is 700c a measurement or just a reference name?

Kurt Geiger
Cupertino, CA