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Title: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: out~riding on June 29, 2019, 03:55:21 PM
I finally picked up some Hutchinson Greenville tires. These looked cool and the price is good.
Semi slick design, 66 tpi, reflex stripe, 6.5bar max, close to 100psi and 1.75".

Tire manufacturers have to reach a consensus on how they measure tires.


These are labeled 1.75" but after inflated they are 55mm wide, that's equivalent to many 2.2 and 2.3 tires! (For comparison, a 1.75" Frequency G is 45mm wide)

That means it won't even fit my Odyssey fork or Autum Blitz frame...
Title: Re: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: out~riding on June 30, 2019, 03:12:40 PM


Not only is it 1cm wider, it's also 1cm taller.

As you can see here, it touches the fork arms and steerer tube....
Title: Re: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: anthony on October 17, 2019, 03:24:45 PM
Good looking tire, shame on the size problem.
Title: Re: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: metalbmxer on October 21, 2019, 08:18:02 PM
great info good to know, seems like a good tire profile for rolling, spinning tricks. Amazon has the weight listed @ 14 oz
Title: Re: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: smsabb on May 21, 2021, 06:57:37 PM
No wonder it is rubbing ,They made the steer tube too long .
Title: Re: Hutchinson Greenville tires
Post by: DaddyCool on May 21, 2021, 09:52:43 PM
The idea of that steerer tube was to have a small gap between the tire and the tube for tires until about 1.9" width. So you don't get your toes caught there... I use these forks with narrow tires and find it perfect.