I'm trying to buy new rims for my old world tour Schwinn. I've been told it is both a 26" and a 27" bike. My question is' "how can I find out what the factory size is?". I also, want to find the same set that I have on it now. The front is an old design quick release and the rear is a (I'm guessing) standard set up. Can anyone help me.
You could put either on it, but if you want what you've got now,just measure the rim with some measuring tape
There was a Schwinn World Tourist made quite a while ago, and a World Tour that is a more current bike. Need to know which you have for sure.
Oh how comes you cant use either?I've got 26" wheels on my mountain bike,so if I brought 27" they would not fit you are saying?you can measure the diameter of the wheel with tape,if you take the tyres off?lol surely
Okay thanks man, do you know if its possible to put 700c wheels on a mountain bike frame, I know the they fit them onto hybrid bikes,but presumably the frames are designed differently,thanks.
Again, may or may not work, no single answer. It depends on the frame and brakes, but easily determined by trying out a 700c wheel.
Yeah I might do that thanks, what's the main difference between a hybrid frame and a non-suspension mountain/commuter bike,thanks.