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Raleigh Perfect Whitewall 500A - 500 x 35A (37-440)

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Fits many old folding bikes including the Dawes Kingpin.
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Overall Product Rating 5 / 5
Perfect.
By
28 Nov 2017
5 / 5
I recommend this product
ConsNone
ProsAll good
My local cycle shop suggested SJS for unusual tyre sizes, which I needed for an elderly french tricycle. SJS provided the correct size and type and dispatched them promptly.
Excellent service.
Hard-to-find white wall 20" tyre for shopper bike - good
By
11 Aug 2017
5 / 5
I recommend this product
ConsNone yet
ProsNice fresh tyre.
Seems like a perfectly good tyre. This size 37-440 is not widely available so very pleased to find one and with a name we know, Raleigh.
Questions & Answers (4)
Are these okay to replace 28-440 tyres?
By
16 Nov 2017
I'm looking for new tyres for my daughter's vintage Peugeot Parisienne with 20" wheels.

The tyres are marked 'ISO 28-440' also 'metric 500x28A'. Which I can't find anywhere.

However, the rim has '500A' stamped on it. Is this the size I should be looking for?

Do you think these will fit okay?
Hi,

Although these use the same 440 rim size they are much wider at 37mm compared to the 28mm wide tyres already fitted so they would not really be recommended as you would be likely to have clearance issues. We do however have a st of tyres in the correct 28-440 size and these are SJSC part number 26396.

Thanks.
500A Tyres
By
12 Oct 2016
I Am Trying To Restore My Dad'S Bike From The Early '70S. It Is A Dawes Kingpin Would These Be There Right Tyres? They Measure 450Mm Across The Diameter.
Hi,

The inside diameter of these tyres is 440mm so they may be slightly smaller, but these are the most common tyre we sell for Dawes Kingpin so hopefully they should be okay.

Thanks.
Do These Fit Old Pashley Picador Trike?
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04 Nov 2015
I have a Pashley Picador to restore but no tyres, rims aren't marked with size, I tried 20 x 1 3/8" tyre but too big and 20 x 1.75 (BMX type) are too small. I googled and it seems to suggest 500A is in between and might be right, can you confirm? cheers
Hi,

I'm afraid that we will have no way of knowing what size was originally fitted on you trike but 500A does seem like the most likely option given the other information you have provided. 20 x 1 3/8" tyres normally use a 451mm bead seat diameter, 20 x 1.75" tyres normally use a 406mm bead seat diameter and the 500A size sits in the middle at 440mm bead seat diameter making it the most likely size given your previous attempts with the first two sizes. If you wanted to double check, use a length of string wrapped around the rim at the point where the tyre would sit (rather than in the middle of the rim) to give you the circumference and you can then work out the diameter from that.

Thanks.
How Puncture Proof Is This Tyre?
By
25 Aug 2015
Do you recommend "tuffy tape" or similar to increase puncture proofness?

What inner tubes would you recommend for this tyre?
Hi,

A tyre at this sort of price point will not have any additional puncture protection built in other than the usual amount of rubber in the tread and carcass, if you're worried about getting punctures then an additional product to help with the puncture protection would be advisable.

Thanks.