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post #1 of 2 Old 03-20-2009, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
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Wider front tire?

I'm really getting into my bike offroad, touring all over backwoods areas. The biggest problem I see with handling is going downhill on soft ground. Has anyone tried a wider front tire, using it on the existing rim? It seems like this would help with front end stability and handling off road.
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post #2 of 2 Old 03-20-2009, 05:25 PM
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The stock tire size is the largest 21" dot tire that is available. If you want wider you'll have to go to an 18" or 19" wheel.
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