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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:47 pm 
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I have been using Shamal C15 and Hutchinson Fusion 3 tubeless tires. I am considering buying a new Shamal C17 rim but I have many Hutchinson 3 tubeless tires left. Can I use the Hutchinson 3 tubeless 23 mm tires on this rim that was designed for 25/28 mm tires.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:26 pm 
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This Ertro legend says it can't:

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but Paul Lew tells us that on Reynolds wheels you should for aerodynamic efficiency.
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The rim width is now 25mm, making it possible to run the Assault with 25mm wide tires, or if you want to grab a little extra aero benefit, you can stick on some 23mm tires. The wider tire profile will give you a better ride whether you are on the road or gravel, while running tires narrower than the rim will aid in disrupting and reattaching the airflow over the rim.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:22 pm 
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Look at the ERTRO legend that Frankie posted. Now tell me what C17 is supposed to mean.


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C17 must be Campy talk for 17 mm inner width.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:26 pm 
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I just looked it up and C17 is indeed Campy talk for 17mm rims.

The ERTRO legend is leading, but also please look at the quote I posted. On my wifes bike I have mounted 23mm tubeless tires on Reynolds Attack wheels. The front wheel of my own bike (assault wheel set) is also a 23.

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Guys,

Great info. THXS

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I forgot to mention; I have been running 23 mm tires on 17c rims for a long time with no issues.

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same here. Velocity A23 with veloflex 23 clinchers.

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