Hi all. Thanks for any help you can give me with my first post.
Customising a VBB into a street racer - P200, PK fork/discs etc... Hoping to go wide tyre (as wide as possible while still being affordable and sensible). Like the idea of tubeless. Have even ordered SIP Tubeless Wide Tyre Rims. 3.00-11" (Art.No. 83048000) for the rear and 2.50-11" (Art.No. 83058000) for the front. Using Jockey's Boxenstop Serie Pro Engine Mounts (Art.No. 17474200).
The rims are on backorder and have been for a while =(
I have a few questions about this setup, and if there is a 'better' setup.
Firstly, going 11" seems to severely limit tyre options. It seems the Heidenau K61 or K62 and the Meztler ME 7 Teen are the only options (130/70-11). No ContiTwists in 11". I like the look of the Metzler and will be almost exclusively be city riding so I think it's a good option. Any feedback on the Meztler?
Is it better to just use the 10" SIP rims? I like the idea of maximising wheel diameter. Almost 12" without the $$$ conversion. But at the cost of limited tyre selection? Also - will there be be issues with fitting a hugger on those 1.5cm radius bigger tyres?
Finally - the front. The SIP article for the 3.00-11" rims (Art.No. 83048000) states, "Because of its wider rim width we recommend the use of a 2.50-10“ SIP tubeless rim at the front." Are there any issues with the 2.50-11" instead (other than tyre selection and fitting a hugger)? And checking the 110/70-11" are the right size for this rim on a PK XL fork?
Any other comments or suggestions about this setup welcome. Thanks =)