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Hi! I have a Vitus Sentier and love the cushioning and traction of the 2,6" Magic mary/Nobby nic compared to my previous bike with thinner tires.

My Vitus has 29mm id rims and my question is, can i put the same 2,8" tires on the rims without any problems? The bike will take the tires without problems.

Appreciate any help!
 

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Yeah you'll be fine. I run a Maxxis DHF 2.8 on i30 Velocity P35 rims on my SS. The profile is a little rounder but not in a bad way. I wouldn't go any wider on these rims.
 

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Wouldn't a narrower rim have a tendency to cause roll over?
It really depends on how thick the tire is, the psi, and whether it's tubeless or not, as far as I can guess from what I've experienced and read. If someone has a single-casing, tubeless tire that they are going really fast with in a corner, like over 15-20 mph, sure it could roll over on itself. If someone is riding normally, I really don't think so. I'm currently testing a Maxxis Minion 2.8 on a 21mm rim with a tube, and not taking corners fast, and it is just fine, zero problems. Basically one could say it has three casings: dual tire casing and then the tube is the equivalent of a 3rd casing. PSI is at around 18. Zero problems so far.
 

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I’m running 3.0’s on a i33 at 15/16.5 psi @ 220lbs. Not a problem at all! I’ve had the front get squirmy at 14 psi and really hard/fast cornering...but at 15, is rock solid as far as my experience goes.
 

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The Minion 2.8 is noticeably less volume than the Magic Mary 2.8. I've run the Schwalbe 2.8's on 30mm internal rims on the front and it worked but I wouldn't try it on the rear. In loose conditions where plus tyres reign supreme you won't have a problem but in hero dirt they'll fold like paper.
 
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