Tyre Question for Bontrager Aeroplus 6.5 carbon Fibre 700c Road Wheel

ClickCLocks

New Member
Hi, I own a wheel set of Bontrager Aeroplus 6.5 carbon Fibre 700c. The only info I can find is writing in the rim: "Made in USA - ETRTO 622x15 - TUBULAR ETRTO 635x21" So what this means? that I can only used 700x21 Tyres on it?
I have some 28-622 700x28C Tyres I Guess they wont fit. please somebody help me.
 

Cycleops

Guru
Location
Accra, Ghana
The 28c tyres will fit the rims but will your frame clearance allow them to installed there? If it’s a racy frame I doubt it but you can try.

BTW welcome to the forum.
 
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boydj

Guru
Location
Paisley
That rim comes in tubular and clincher versions. Which do you have? The clincher version has a 15mm internal width, so 25mm tyres would be fine, 28mm will fit, but are not optimal at that rim width, assuming you have the clincher version.
 

Ajax Bay

Veteran
Location
East Devon
This ^^. Think these will be clinchers. How could someone own £1000+ (used) wheels and not know if they had tubular rims?
"Bontrager’s Aeolus 6.5 clincher wheels have a rim section that’s 65mm deep, this dimension being chosen because, according to the manufacturer, it is the optimum height to width ratio for a 22mm tyre."
These are expensive wheels meant to be ridden at 40+kph. Get some quality 622-23s for example GP5000s or Michelin Power Competition.
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews
Short bit (30 seconds) on this Hambini video - @ 13:54

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUih_emc54M
 
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