What is my bicycles tire or tube size?
This question is also a very common even among some advanced cyclists in Oman. In an attempt to address our cyclist community in Oman which comprises of both Omani’s and expatriates/immigrants. In the following videos, we discuss how to find the information about the tire or tube size you need for your bicycle, right from the tire. Our videos are in English and Arabic (basic Arabic). We hope all will benefit.
In this video, we would like to address our local community on how to determine what information is needed in order to buy a new tube or tire for their bicycle. There is more information that could be added, but we wanted to make a short video. We hope this video will help our local cyclists especially when they visit us at the store to purchase tubes or tires
في هذا الفيديو ، نود أن نخاطب مجتمعنا المحلي حول كيفية تحديد المعلومات المطلوبة لشراء تيوب جديد أو إطار لدراجتهم. هناك المزيد من المعلومات التي يمكن إضافتها ، لكننا أردنا عمل فيديو قصير. نأمل أن يساعد هذا الفيديو قائدي الدراجات، خاصةً عندما يزورونا في المتجر لشراء تيوبات أو إطارات.
The following information is directly derived from Michelin Tires / Bicycle Products website, Please click on this link >>> (Conversions Tables)<<< to see more information
Checkout Dimensional Conversions tables
Sizes are expressed differently according to the various standards or uses.
MTB and City tire sizes are given in inches. In this example: 26 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/2, the first number (26) is the overall tire diameter. The second number (1 1/8) is the height of the tire in inches and fractions of an inch. The third number (1 1/2) is the tire width in inches and fractions of an inch.
French sizes are used for Road tires. In this example: 650 x 32A, the first number (650) is the overall diameter of the tire in millimeters. The second number (32) is the tire width in millimeters. The letter A indicates that the rim is 590 mm.
ETRTO (European Tire and Rim Technical Organization) sizes are given for all tires. In this example: 32 x 590, the first number (32) is the tire width in millimeters. The second number (590) is the tire diameter in millimeters. This chart shows the conversions for all the sizes.