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    New question here. Right inner tube

    Hi, i'm a newbie in biking. i just want to know if i can use a 26' x 1.75-2.5 inner tube to my 26 x 2.7 tires?
    Any inputs will be greatly appreciated.

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    tubes are pretty flexible. You can actually stuff a 27.5 tube in a 26 or stretch it to a 29 and have it work in a pinch.
    See what I did there, flexible, pinch.

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    New question here. Right tube

    Quote Originally Posted by armii View Post
    tubes are pretty flexible. You can actually stuff a 27.5 tube in a 26 or stretch it to a 29 and have it work in a pinch.
    See what I did there, flexible, pinch.
    Thanks for the info

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    I find with tubes yes you can use different sizes but if you can get tubes with a smaller range they are better. For instance the tubes you have would probably be rather large for anything under 2.0. Workable but not ideal. The tubes I buy (qtubes) have less range, for instance:
    1.9-2.125
    2.1-2.3
    2.4-2.7

    I've bought Specialized tubes that have a range of 1.75-2.4 I believe and they are the same size as qtubes 2.1-2.3.

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    Wink Right tube

    Quote Originally Posted by dundundata View Post
    I find with tubes yes you can use different sizes but if you can get tubes with a smaller range they are better. For instance the tubes you have would probably be rather large for anything under 2.0. Workable but not ideal. The tubes I buy (qtubes) have less range, for instance:
    1.9-2.125
    2.1-2.3
    2.4-2.7

    I've bought Specialized tubes that have a range of 1.75-2.4 I believe and they are the same size as qtubes 2.1-2.3.
    thanks for another insightful info. im beginning to enjoy the group!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricky1081 View Post
    thanks for another insightful info. im beginning to enjoy the group!
    That'll pass!

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    You'll want it to match what you're using for the Left inner tube.

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    Should be no problem running that with your 2.7 tire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOJO K View Post
    You'll want it to match what you're using for the Left inner tube.
    Wouldn't that be the leftout-er tube?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dundundata View Post
    I find with tubes yes you can use different sizes but if you can get tubes with a smaller range they are better. For instance the tubes you have would probably be rather large for anything under 2.0. Workable but not ideal. The tubes I buy (qtubes) have less range, for instance:
    1.9-2.125
    2.1-2.3
    2.4-2.7

    I've bought Specialized tubes that have a range of 1.75-2.4 I believe and they are the same size as qtubes 2.1-2.3.
    This times a bunch. Tubes by nature will stretch quite a bit. When in doubt, go smaller.
    Tried to tell my GF that but..........
    DAMN THE MUD, FULL SPEED AHEAD!!

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