Re: [CR]Tubular Tires

(Example: Component Manufacturers)

Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 11:49:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Fred Rednor" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Tubular Tires
In-Reply-To: <>

> 28" is another way of saying 700c, even though they are
> smaller than 27" ...
> aren't tire sizes FUN?????
> On Thu, 9 Aug 2007 12:49:24 -0400, David Toppin wrote
> > I just bought some of the Tufo D28 Diamond tires to put on
> my late teens
> > COlumbia racer that has 1 1/8" wood rims, and they fit very
> nicely.
> > They are 28" x 28MM I believe. I think I could also use
> 700C. The
> > only downside to these particular tires are the red
> sidewall. Does
> > anyone have any idea if someone makes the same size tubular
> with
> > preferably a black sidewall or maybe tan? I'm going to try
> to magic marker out the red.

     When it comes to tubulars, 27=28=700. If you have access to a Continental catalogue (and their Website) you'll see that they list the same diameter tires all 3 ways, depending on the model. Actually, I also know this from personal experience.
     Why this situation exists is another story altogether, but many discussions of the subject can be found in teh CR list archives.
     Fred Rednor - Arlignton, Virginia (USA)