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    Question about tires and rims

    On my Haro Escpae I have the stock AlexRims DM 18's. and i have 2.35" tires on em. that's perfect for mtn biking and dirt riding, but not for road riding. If i could I would buy a road bike, but I can't make the funds for that w/ my alounce, lol. So, a friend suggested just putting narrower tires on them. So my question is, what is the narrowest tire my rim can take?

    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?sku=1891 im want those, the 1.5" ones. are those compatible w/ my rims?

    this my be the stupidest quesiton, but oh well

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    First thought is it should be ok.
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    thanks for your input mtbikerinpa

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    should be fine, do you know how wide your rim is? My rims have seen a decent range of tire sizes without issue.

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    I would think that generally, if the tire is wider than the rim you're good to go.
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