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Irri_TantIrri_Tant Posts: 195
edited June 2013 in The workshop
Bought some 23c Armadillo Elites to replace what I thought were 25c on the bike :oops:

Will they fit my 2010 Boardman Hybrid Pro rims? The bike came with 28c as standard.

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  • owenlarsowenlars Posts: 719
    Go to this link and the download contains a list of all rims and compatible tyre sizes. Page 7 is what you are looking for.

    http://www.schwalbe.co.uk/_webedit/uplo ... 20Info.pdf
  • Irri_TantIrri_Tant Posts: 195
    I'll have a read, thanks
  • Irri_TantIrri_Tant Posts: 195
    Anyone know the rim spec for the Ritchey Pro Rims fitted to the bike or have a link to the 2009 bike specs?
  • Irri_TantIrri_Tant Posts: 195
    got this reply from Boardman Bikes Britpack on FB
    Thanks for sending us your question, the tyre would fit on to the rim but would be stretched close to its limits and so we would not advice this, but 25c-28c are fine alternatives.
    Many thanks
    Social Media Team

    So I need to get some 25c ones
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,792
    Measure the rim internal width and compare to what Spesh say they will fit up to - willing to bet they'll be fine.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • NaugasNaugas Posts: 10
    I wouldn't worry a bit, just use the tires you bought. I do advocate wider tires in general, but if you already have bought them I'd say use them.
  • Irri_TantIrri_Tant Posts: 195
    Well I fitted them then had a 'blow out' whilst I stood back and admired them on the rims whilst on the bike stand. Tube has an X shaped hole in it and the tyre blew off the rim for about 5cm in length. Have refitted the old 28c ones while I decide if I should use the 23c ones
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,792
    That's not an issue with width, but a tyre problem, send it back!
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
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