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26 or 28

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26 or 28

Which one is better for long tour biking:
size 26, thick tire
OR
size 28, tire
Why?

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Size

26 inch is better. Much better supply of spare parts.

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26 vs 28

Nik is correct. 26" is more common especially if traveling in more remote areas.

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But ..

This week I tested both 26 and 28 for about 20 km asphalt road;
1) My 26 bike was a good American Cannadel and my 28 was Merida.
It was much easier with 28!
The route was slope down and slope up.

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definitely 26

Agreed 26 is the right choice.