Car tyres to fit 17" motorcycle wheels
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12-08-2012, 02:58 AM
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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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