Re: [CR] Conloy Asp Rim Question: 27 x 1 1/4" or 700C ?

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Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:56:17 +0200
From: "M-gineering" <info@m-gineering.nl>
References: <JJEEKLDDELHGFDGDBELBAEEHHHAA.avitzur@013.net.il>
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Cc: Neil Foddering <neil.foddering@gmail.com>, Classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Conloy Asp Rim Question: 27 x 1 1/4" or 700C ?


Amir Avitzur wrote:
> I recently built a set of wheels using Constrictor Conloy rims.
>
> I've got a few 700C x 23 and 700C x 28 tires that are very hard to mount.
> Rather than force them on I mounted some 27 x 1 1/4" tires.
> These seem to be a bit loose.
>
> Does anyone know if Conloys came in both sizes?

"Constrictor soon offered the Asp in Dunlop\u2019s new size as well as the two common 26s and what Constrictor called continental 27s \u2013 what we know as 700C. "

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/designs/hs-conloy.html
>
> How can I be sure what type of tire they were designed for?
>

" Tyres are very easy to fit and remove but need care to be centred correctly." ________________________________

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen