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97 rm 250 wheel and tire size recomendations please

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Hey guys,

I'm getting back on the bike after 15 years and need to pick up some new rims and tires for my 97 rm250. It seems like i have a few options and am not sure how that will effect me one way or another.

It appears a 19x1.85 rear is easier to get ahold of, is that ok or should I go with a 2.15? Old stock rim on it now, i think its a 19x2.15 with a 110/90 tire.

My front rim is currently a 20, not sure on the width, tire size is 90/100. My cr250 has a 21 up front, should i consider a 21 on the rm250?

This will be for the occasional track day and general trail riding, any info is appreciated.

Thanks,

Blake

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Most trail riders, including myself, prefer an 18 inch rear wheel. (2.15 width) I think the tires cost a little less than 19 inch and you can run the sidewall taller to help prevent flats. 21 inch on front would give a lot more options also.

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