How to Inflate 700C Tires

Tires provide the only contact your bike has with the ground, so it’s important to keep them properly inflated. The ideal pressure for 700C tires is usually between 60 and 80 PSI. To inflate a 700C tire, you will need a pump with a Presta valve adapter.

You can find these adapters at most bike shops. Start by unscrewing the cap from the valve stem. Then, attach the adapter to the valve and screw it on snugly but not too tight.

Next, use your pump to add air to the tire until it reaches the desired pressure. Finally, remove the adapter and screw the cap back onto the valve stem.

  • Open the valve on the Presta-type tire by unscrewing it counterclockwise with your fingers
  • If it is tight, use a tire lever to loosen it
  • Insert the nozzle of a hand pump into the valve and start pumping air into the tire
  • Continue until the tire is firm but not rock hard
  • You should be able to depress the tire with your thumb when it is properly inflated
  • Remove the pump nozzle from the valve and screw on the cap clockwise to close it tightly

How To Pump A Bike Tyre

How Do You Pump Up a 700C Tire?

Assuming you have a Presta valve:1. Unscrew the cap at the top of the valve stem and pull it out. 2. Insert the tube into the tire so that the valve stem is sticking out through the hole in the rim.

3. Put some air into the tube using a pump (or CO2 cartridge if you’re fancy). Make sure not to overinflate – stop when the tire is firm, but still has some give to it. 4. Screw the cap back on to hold in the air, and voila!

You’ve successfully pumped up your 700c tire.

How Do You Pump Up a 700C Tube?

You will need a 700c tube, a pump, and an adapter.To begin, remove the valve cap from the tube and unscrew the valve nut. Next, insert the adapter onto the valve stem.

Then, use the pump to inflate the tube by placing the nozzle over the adapter and pumping until the tube is full. Finally, screw on the valve cap and you’re done!

How Do You Fill a Tire With a Presta Valve?

Assuming you’re talking about a bicycle tire:To fill a tire with a Presta valve, you’ll need a hand pump or an air compressor. If using a hand pump, start by unscrewing the cap at the top of the valve stem.

Next, fit the pump onto the valve and begin pumping air into the tire. You’ll know it’s full when the tire is firm to the touch. Finally, screw the cap back on to keep all the air in.

How Do You Put Air in Road Bike Tyres?

Road bike tires need air just like any other type of tire. The process is pretty much the same as well. You’ll need an air pump – either a hand-held one or one that you can attach to your bike – and either a Presta or Schrader valve adapter, depending on the valves on your tires.

To start, remove the cap from the valve stem on your tire. If you’re using a Presta adapter, simply screw it onto the valve stem. If you’re using a Schrader adapter, you’ll need to first unscrew the retaining nut before screwing on the adapter.

Once the adapter is in place, put the end of your air pump into it and start pumping.It’s important not to overinflate your tires. Most road bike tires have a maximum pressure of around 100 psi (pounds per square inch).

Check your tire sidewalls to find out what the maximum pressure is for yours – it will be listed in psi next to the word “maximum” (or sometimes “max”). Once you’ve reached that pressure, stop pumping and replace the valve cap (if applicable).

How to Inflate 700C Tires


Presta Valve Adapter

Do you have a bike with Presta valves but want to use Schrader pumps and accessories? No problem! You just need a Presta valve adapter.

Presta valve adapters are small metal or plastic fittings that screw onto the end of your Presta valve. This allows you to use Schrader pumps, floor pumps, and other accessories with your Presta-valve bicycle tires. Most adapters also have a built-in valve core tool, so you can remove and replace your tire’s valve cores without having to carry a separate tool around.

Presta valve adapters are inexpensive and easy to find at most bike shops. They’re also small enough to fit in your pocket or saddlebag, so you can take them with you on rides in case you get a flat tire and need to use a public air pump.


If you have a road bike with 700C wheels, you’re going to need to know how to inflate your tires. Here’s a step-by-step guide:1. Attach the pump to the valve on your tire.

Make sure that the pump is securely attached so that air doesn’t escape while you’re pumping. 2. Start pumping air into the tire until it reaches the desired pressure. You can usually find this information on the side of the tire.

3. Once the tire is inflated, detach the pump and replace the cap on the valve. This will prevent any air from escaping from the tire. 4. Repeat steps 1-3 for each tire on your bike.

David V. Williamson

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