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Hi all

Rang a tyre supplier told him that i wanted rear tyre 100/100-18 for an 98 XR250R but must be DOT APPROVED for road use also.

Told us that different manufacturers have there own sizes but would have a look for us. He told us that Maxxis tyres are popular/cheap and also DOT approved with the added bonus of FIM approved (i agreed).

Received the new tyre today looks good... but its a 120/90-18 now am i going to look an idiot when i take my wheel off and take it to a tyre fitter only to be told that ive got the wrong size tyre

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

Thanks Steve

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120 is fine for your bike. Plus points...you can get a moose that fits it & it will give you a bit more grip in the soft stuff.

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Cheers dg... *** is a moose :-)

Thanks

No tubes = no punctures

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the 120/90-18 is wider but with a slightly shorter sidewall than the 100-100/18 but yes it will fit. Next time I would ask for a 110-100/18.

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I've mashed a 140 street tire on my XR4, they can take a variety of sizes.

Frankly, I can't tell the difference between a 110 and a 120 knobby off road.

That's probably because I suck and i don't know what I'm doing. Your mileage may vary.

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