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largest tires for MA40's(5 posts)

largest tires for MA40'sDave Hickey
Jun 5, 2001 6:32 AM
I'm building an "around the block" bike for my wife. What are the largest tires that will fit on Mavic MA40 rims? I know I can get 25c on them. Will anything larger fit? Thanks
>30c experienceThe Kid
Jun 5, 2001 7:48 AM
I think you'll probably be limited by the frame before the rims. On my old winter training bike, I ran Continental Top Touring tires that were at least 700x32c, if not larger, on MA40 rims. Great tires, BTW, highly recommended. I think they've changed the tread design, though, and now call them Top Touring 2000.
700x45c Smokesclub
Jun 5, 2001 7:55 AM
Got one of those offroad fatties on an ma-40 with no problemo.
i have a 28 on themColnagoFE
Jun 5, 2001 8:55 AM
you're probably more limited by your frame than these rims.
No probs with 700x35 panaracers (nm)cory
Jun 5, 2001 9:31 AM