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I remember reading on here that the highroller 2 was designed around a 23 mm rim. I was wondering what negative effects running it on a skinnier rim would be? Like on a 21 or 19 wheels. Jensen has them on sale right now and I was to try them out but I also dont own a 23mm wide wheel and dont want to but new rims just for a tire.
 

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Chris Bling
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The wider the rim, the more stable the tire will be on the rim. It will have more support in the corners and give you a little more volume in your tires.

As far as running a narrower rim, the tire will be more opt to roll over and you will have to run higher pressures in order to keep the tire from being too squirly. Folks run 2.3 tires on 19 rims all the time, but they are losing some of the benefits of running them on narrower rim. It can be done, but its not optimal. I would save up for a few more weeks and get a set of wheels that will suit you and your riding style rather than get something and it not be exactly what you want.
 
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