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Old 12-08-2012, 02:58 AM   #33
Agent Wayward OP
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Originally Posted by Dickie View Post
If you need to know which rim size is needed for a tyre, here's an easy checker for you. A 175/55/17 tyre should be mounted on a 5" up to 6.5" rim.
That's the theory.

In practice, fitting a car tyre to a bike rim works out differently. These tyres struggle to fit on anything wider than a 5.5" bike rim and will happily fit much narrower section wheels.
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