Re: [CR] How to ID a rim: 650b vs 26"?


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme

Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 09:25:26 +0000
From: M-gineering <info@m-gineering.nl>
CC: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <a0624085ec950ebcf6327@[67.101.5.151]> <DA4961EE-3275-47AD-87A9-69C296222762@cox.net> <4D2CB43A.1090303@m-gineering.nl> <BAY140-W6E15C368ABB0E7CE28B6AF0F00@phx.gbl>
In-Reply-To:
Subject: Re: [CR] How to ID a rim: 650b vs 26"?


On 1/13/2011 4:03 AM, Tom Harriman wrote: tire goes on it's a 26" rim, if it won't it's a 650.
> Simple as that. if the mtb tyre doesn't go on all you know it is not a 559 rim.

It could be a 584 (650B), a 590 (650A) or even a 700D (587)

In '80 Mavic lists 559, 571, 584 and 590mm rims

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer
Netherlands