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  1. #1
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    Giant fathom 27.5

    I have a Giant Fathom 27.5 with 2.25 maxxis ardents. Iím looking to increase the width and was wondering if anyone knows if 2.5 or 2.6 inch tires would fit?

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    You would likely want wider rims to run those tires. I believe those are around 22mm internal. Measure how much room you have at the tire with a measuring tape and see if they would fit. Most local bike shops will let you test a tire to see if it fits and return it if it doesn't. If you want grip I would consider a 2.3 Hans damf or dhr2 in the front. If you want comfort look at biking shorts. Good ones such as endura have a lot of padding built into them and they make a world of a difference. Imo 2.25 ardent is a fantastic back tire for a bike like that.

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