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  1. #1 tire suggestions 
    C-Moto Not-so-Noob
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    hello community!

    first, my bike is benelli bj250gy-2.

    I'm planning to buy some knobby tires for my bike. as the rim sizes are not common for a dual sport i am having trouble with it.


    i am on 90/90-19 and 110/90-17 stock kingstone tires now. i may able to buy kenda 761 for street but i am actually okay with the current tires on the road. i just want to buy knobby tires for some trails.

    now i got two options;

    - first i may buy shitty chinese knobby tires available for the size. yuanxing is the brand. i put some pictures of them here that u can see..

    - second i may try to change the rims with 21-18. I'm not familiar with these things and asked a shop. they gave me lots of specs and numbers about the rims that i need to buy. I'm going to add these in chinese in case you are familiar with them.

    轴承内颈17cm,刹车盘直径23.5cm, 后平叉距离22cm,轴承内颈17cm,刹车盘直径23.5cm,后平叉距离22cm

    even if I'm able to change the rims i have some doubts. it may effect the balance and riding dynamics.

    how bad is noname tires? what would you do if you are in my case?

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    Yuanxing & Kingstone are from the SAME maker in Sichuan.
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    @humanbeing i actually know that. the thing i want to know if it is worth making effort to change the rims or i should just buy the ones that i showed. it's really pain in the ass riding that bike on dirt just because of its 140 kg wet weight. so, maybe it's better to stop trying until i can effort a new pure mx bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bahadir View Post
    @humanbeing i actually know that. the thing i want to know if it is worth making effort to change the rims or i should just buy the ones that i showed. it's really pain in the ass riding that bike on dirt just because of its 140 kg wet weight. so, maybe it's better to stop trying until i can effort a new pure mx bike. Sent from my MI 8 SE using Tapatalk
    IMO I think you said it yourself, with the words "stop trying". Changing the rims means changing wheel sizes so you can find a wider range of Tyre sizes to choose from. However, changing rim sizes means changing much more than just those. You'll likely have to change the mud guards (fenders), change the axles, change the brake calipers and associated fittings and likely a whole lot more... IMO better to spend your money on a more suitable bike.
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    Maybe try to find the right matching spokes and then change just the rim


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