Road Bike, Cycling Forums banner
1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Carbon Fiber = Explode!
Joined
·
3,955 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Has anyone put tires bigger than the recommended 700c x 28 that Mavic says is the maximum for the rim?

If so, what's the biggest you've put on. I really want to get a set of 38's but I'm not sure if they'll stay on, or... even if it's safe.
 

·
p != b
Joined
·
2,303 Posts
Plenty of folks run them for cx, with correspondingly fat tires. I've run Michelin Mud2 32's (measure about 35mm across) without any real trouble. (Obviously, bigger tires with lower pressure increase your chances of pinch flats, but @ 200lbs, 45 psi in the muds seemed pretty safe.

(not to mention that in the early days of 29ers, some folks used OPs with much larger MTB tires...)
 

·
Carbon Fiber = Explode!
Joined
·
3,955 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Studded tires... here we come!!!
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top