# What is the tube size for a 26 x 1.95 bike tire?

## What is the tube size for a 26 x 1.95 bike tire?

1.95-2.125″
Inner tubes typically state a wheel diameter and width range for which they will work, e.g. 26 x 1.95-2.125″, indicating that the tube is intended to fit a 26 inch tyre with a width of between 1.95 inches and 2.125 inches.

## What does 26 x 1.95 mean on a bike tire?

For example, if an inner tube says it’s best for 26 x 1.95-2.125″, that means the tube should be used for a 26-inch tire with a width between 1.95 and 2.125 inches. Some road bikes use 700c tires, which use millimeter-sized inner tubes.

Will a 2.1 tube fit a 1.95 tire?

Either one will fit both tires. It’s usually not recommended to place a 2.1-inch tube in a smaller tire because it can cause the tube to become wrinkled as it is prevented from expanding to its fullest size. But putting a 1.95-inch tube in a 2.1-inch tire is perfectly acceptable.

Can 1.5 tubes fit in 1.95 tires?

a 1.5″ tube will work in 1.95″ tires, but likely won’t last as long. Larger tires will cause more issues (don’t try 1.5″ tubes in 2.3″ tires if you want the tubes to last a ride).

### What size tube do I need for a 26 x 1.75 tire?

For example, one of our most popular tubes is the 26 x 1.75-2.125” which means it fits a 26-inch diameter tire with a width in the range of 1.75 to 2.125 inches.

### How wide is a 1.95 tire?

Tire Size Chart

Tire Size Circumference in Meters Circumference in mm
650 x 38A 2.125 2125
12″ x 1.75″ 0.935 0935
12″ x 1.95″ 0.94 0940
14″ x 1.50″ 1.02 1020

Can you put 1.95 tires on 2.0 rims?

As long as there’s room for a wider tire, it’ll be fine. It’s really common to change out tires for slightly different sized ones. There isn’t an aggreed upon standard of measurement. This means that one brands 2.0 size might be larger than another brands 2.1 size.

What does 559 mean on a bike tire?

With bikes, you can find tire size 26×2,. 1 (54-559), which denotes a tire with tire / rim inner diameter of 26 inches in (559 mm) and the width of 2.1 inch (54 mm).

## How do I know which inner tube to buy?

The best way to check what size inner tube you need is to look on the sidewall of your tyre. Tyre manufacturers print the size on the sidewalls, so look out for numbers such as ‘700x23c’ for a road bike, or ’26×1. 75′ which is for mountain bikes.

## Can I use a bigger tube in my bike tire?

Yes, it’s perfectly safe to use the next larger size tube in a smaller tire. It’s a common trick used by bike messengers to reduce the chance of flats. The only downside is a slightly heavier wheel since you’re using more tube that you really need.

Does inner tube width matter?

All inner tubes will come with a recommended range for tyre width – for example 700 × 20–25 for traditional road tyres, 700 × 25–32 for wider road tyres. A narrower inner tube will balloon out to fill a tyre a few millimetres wider than its recommended width – but don’t take it too far or it might explode.

What size is a 26 inch bike tire?

Most typical 26-inch tires have a width of about 1.75 inches up to 2.2 inches. There are some 26-inch tires available that have a smooth road tread and may be as narrow as 1 inch to 1.5 inches. For downhill mountain bikes, there are tires about 2.5 inches wide, and for snow bikes, even up to 4 inches wide!