Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
Components 101 - bicycle wheels
Components 101: Learn the basics about bike wheels before we go all technical

Components 101: Wheel

The majority of modern road and cyclocross bikes use 700C wheels, whereas mountain bikes use either 26 inch wheels or the increasingly popular 29 inch on ‘29er’ mountain bikes

Share this article




  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

Copyright © CTC 2015

Terms and Conditions