December 29, 2017

Profile’s Tech Tip #43: Rim Size versus Tire Size

A common misconception is that rim size reflects tire size. Although rim size remains static, tire size is not only labelled differently but varies between brands.

Below is a graph using Sun Rims combined with Maxxis tires. Although some tires can be manipulated to fit on other size rims, this graph below shows the standards.

We hope this helps.

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December 29, 2017


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