Originally Posted by Dusty
Not necessarily bad but...
You have a better selection of proper offroad tires to select from, that don't fit the wide rim as well.
Less prone to dings.
Skinnier rims make the bike more flickable offroad.
Thanks. I am enamored by the idea of tubeless tires. I've never changed a tube other than a bicycle and am just thinking plugging a flat out in the middle of nowhere would be so much simpler.