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Old 04-06-05, 11:04 AM   #1
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Can I put a 20mm wide tire on a 15mm rim?

What are the dangers? Is this a dumb idea?
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Old 04-06-05, 02:57 PM   #2
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Yes, it would be fine. Why does it seem strange?
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According to Sheldons table 23 mm tire is the narrowest tire to put on a 15 mm rim. You risk pinch flats and rim damage from road hazards, so dont do it unless you are a light weight.
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Pump em up hard and go for it. wide rims mean crisp handling. (Yes, narrow rims reduce pinch flats a bit, but have you had one?)

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Going against Sheldon's advice seems more like defying oddballs than norms.
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