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    wheel measurement standards

    I recently received a custom chinese carbon wheelset advertised as 35mm outer, 30mm inner width. My caliper measures exactly 35mm outer and 28mm inner width. If measured from the center of the highest point on the rim (where the bead will not touch) I get 30mm. Is this typical?

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    Yes, because there is no standard and they measure how ever they want.
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    ^^^

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    Got back with the "wheel builder" and it seems as though my rims were mistakenly built with the enduro/dh hoops which are built thicker/stronger, hence the same 35mm outer width but narrower 28mm inner width.

    I'll just run them for now since I don't mind having the extra durability. I just wonder how well the narrow (maxxis) 2.6es will work on them since I was wanting to try out the forekasters.

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    I don't think anyone would be able to tell the difference between how tires ride on 28's vs 30's. You're good to go.
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