Re: [CR] 700c vs 27 inch


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Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 08:48:17 +0000
From: Hilary Stone <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>
To: M-gineering <info@m-gineering.nl>
References: <AANLkTinQs_75qJR+qR6HzX1WUAxF_Xyeipj_iXw7OVdW@mail.gmail.com> <4D3AA756.4090901@m-gineering.nl>
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Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] 700c vs 27 inch


I have explained tyre sizing on the CR list several times \u2013 this is perhaps the est and most succint version:

http://search.bikelist.org/getmsg.asp?Filename=classicrendezvous.10905.1124.eml

Hilary Stone, Bristol, British Isles

Hilarystone.com Period bicycle frames & parts

On 22/01/2011 09:45, M-gineering wrote:
> On 1/22/2011 8:16 AM, glenn camus wrote:
>> Can somebody explain exactly what the "700" means in therms of wheel
>> size ?
>> and what about the c ?
>>
>
> Overal diamater 700mm, Tyrewidth class C ie fairly narrow
>
> http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html