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    Rim recommendation for 29er, Big Apple 2.35

    Hello all,
    I have a pair of Mavic A317 Disc rims on my Karate Monkey. I have, until now, run Specialized Armadillos in road sizes, but would like to move to some fat tires for smoother commuting. Mavic recommends a max width of 47 for these rims, while the Schwalbes will run 60. What would be a good rim for these really wide tires? Would I be tempting fate by putting these tires on my current rims?

    Thanks for the help.
    Joey French

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    Maybe Salsas or Velocity Blunts, anyone got any ideas or recommendations?

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    I would run them on the rims you have, if you run into too much tire squirm get a wider rim.

    I like the Mavic TN719 rims.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
    I would run them on the rims you have, if you run into too much tire squirm get a wider rim.
    Agree I'm running IRC Mythos XC 700x42 on my CXP33 rims and haven't had any issues (rims are suppose to be 28-32mm max).

    You may shorten the life of your rims a little depending on weight and tire pressure.
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    Hmm, thanks for the good news. I wasn't looking forward to replacing these rims, so it's good to hear I can at least give it a try.

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