# Question: If A Bike Wheel Size Is 700c X28c What Does The 28c Mean?

## What does 28c tire mean?

Choosing your road tyre width Road bicycle tyres generally come in three widths: 23c, 25c and 28c – this number refers to the width of the tyre at their widest point, in millimetres i.e. 23mm, 25mm and 28mm.

## How wide is 28c tire?

A ISO tire size of 28-622 is how we would refer to a 700 x 28C tire has a tire width of 28 mm and a rim diameter of 622 mm.

## What does 700×20 28c mean?

For example, 700×20/28c means that the tube can be used with 700cc tires range from 20cc to 28cc wide. I can answer the first part of your question. The second set of number is the width of the tires. For example, 700×20/28c means that the tube can be used with 700c tires range from 20c to 28c wide.

## What does 700×28 32C mean?

What does 700x32c really mean? 700x32c is basically the size of your tire as measured using the old ‘French system’. The number afterward, 32, is the approximate tire width (and again, the sizing for this is actually in millimeters).

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## What is the difference between 700 and 700C tires?

At one point in time, “700c” was a standard tire/rim size, where “c” indicated the bead seat diameter and “700” was the diameter, in millimeters, when the tire was installed and inflated. That “700c” tire size has a 622 millimeter bead seat diameter.

## Is a 28 inch wheel the same as 700C?

The wheel sizes 28”, 700C and 29er or 29” all refer to the same rim size: ETRTO 622. The tyres can differ, but the 28”, 700C and 29er are all the exact same rim diameter. The 700 markings will be followed by the width in mm, and the 28 or 29 markings will be followed by the width in inches.

## Is 27.5 the same as 700C?

Just as a 700C wheel is the same diameter as a 29” (29er) wheel, 650B shares the exact same rim diameter as 27.5”. 27.5”/650B rims have a bead seat diameter of 584mm, and 29”/700C rims have a bead seat diameter of 622mm.

## Is a 29 inch wheel the same as 700C?

29″ (ISO size 622) is actually the same rim diameter as 700C, although most 29″ tires will not fit 700C road rims because they’re too wide. 700C (ISO size 622) is the most commonly used size for modern road bikes.

## WHAT IS 700C wheel size?

700C is used to refer to any tire, rim, or wheel with a 622mm BSD, but it could be on a skinny-tired road bike where the wheel has an actual diameter of only 660mm (which is actually a little LESS than 26 inches!), or a mountain bike with a wheel diameter of over 29 inches.

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## What is a 700 inner tube?

Many 700c tubes come to fit tyres up to 25mm, which are often fitted to road bikes. Cyclocross and gravel bikes and many city and hybrid bikes with 700c wheels will have even wider tyres and will need a wider tube still, although most gravel bike riders will choose to run their tyres tubeless.

## What does 700×20 25c mean?

Here’s the quick answer: 700x25c is the dimensions of your bicycle tire, using the ‘French system’. 700 is the nominal diameter of the bike tire, sized using millimeters. The next number, 25, is just the width of the tire (this is also measured using millimeters).

## What type of inner tube do I need?

The best way to check what size inner tube you need is to look on the sidewall of your tyre. Tyre manufacturers print the size on the sidewalls, so look out for numbers such as ‘700x23c’ for a road bike, or ’26×1. 75′ which is for mountain bikes.

## What size is 700 32C?

Check your tire’s sidewall—the numbers there indicate your tire size (roughly its outer diameter and its width, but not always in that order). Typical road bike tire: 700 x 32c indicates a tire that has an outer diameter of 700mm and a width of 32mm.

## What does the C stand for in bike tires?

The letter “C” in a tire’s parameters refers to an archaic French standard for bike tire sizing which relied on letters ranging from “A” to “D” to indicate a tire’s width and subsequently the circumference of the corresponding rim.