# What width bike tire will fit my rim?

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## Does tire width have to match rim width?

The width of the rim will influence the width of the tire. A tire mounted on a narrow rim would be “narrower” than if the same size tire was mounted on a wide rim. … The industry rule of thumb is that for every 1/2″ change in rim width, the tire’s section width will correspondingly change by approximately 2/10″.

## Will a 1.75 tire fit a 1.95 rim?

Will A 1.75 Tire Fit A 1.95 Rim? Yes, you can. In fact, any tire up to 20 inches will perfectly fit a 20-inch rim or wheel.

## Will a 1.75 tire fit a 1.5 rim?

The diameter 1.5″, 1.75″,1.95″ etcetera have tubes which will fall into the range, ie, tire = 26″ x 1.75″ so you can use a tube in the range of 1.5″ – 1.75″.

## How do you match a tire to a rim?

Multiply the width in inches by 25.4 (the number of millimeters per inch). This calculation gives you the first number in the tire size. Typically, you can add up to 10 millimeters to the width. So if you had an 8.5-inch rim, the section width range you can safely use is between 215 and 225.

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