View Single Post
Old 02-21-19, 01:24 PM
Senior Member
Craptacular8's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 499
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 119 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
Rim Width Versus Tire

Originally Posted by DarKris View Post
I was thinking of just getting new tires for my bike but the rims are 90mm internal and from what I've seen 4.0 tires would work better on 65-70mm rims. If getting new wheels ends up costing more than $500 however I might have to reconsider as I don't think I would be able to spend that much in the next few months... so that might also be a problem

There are tons of fat bikes out there with 80-90mm rims and 4" tires. Surly's rims for their 3.8" Nates stock were on 82mm rims. I see on 45NRTH's website for the Dillinger 4's, they specify that they are for rims of 64-94. If you want new rims in the 65-70 size to shed weight, that's a whole other ball game.
Craptacular8 is offline