How to Choose BMX Tires

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How to Choose BMX Tires

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX tires tend to be chunky knobby and wider than road bike tires. They need to withstand punishment similar to mountain bike tires. Yet unlike mountain bikers BMX riders dont usually do much serious off-road work. Dirt BMX tracks are hard and not covered in roots and rocks. Flatland BMX bike tires are designed for stability and performing tricks on level clean ground. Jump tires are wide and rugged for extra grip and balance.

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Click to edit Master text styles For All BMX Bikes Measure your wheel and frame size. BMX bikes come in four main sizes: mini junior expert and pro. If youre over age 12 you probably have a pro model. Pro wheels are 20 inches in diameter. 1 2 Step 1:

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Click to edit Master text styles For All BMX Bikes Purchase a tire with a smoother slicker tread without deep knobby grooves if you do mainly flatland riding on concrete. 1 Step 2:

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Click to edit Master text styles For All BMX Bikes Feel the tread. Look for a little more grip if you do most of your freestyle riding in parkland or on demanding urban tracks. The extra grip will help you maintain control. 1 Step 3:

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Click to edit Master text styles For All BMX Bikes Look for the tires recommended PSI a measure of pressure. This is usually written on the side of the tire wall. Buy tires between 40 and 70 PSI for freestyle riding for a more cushioned ride according to Vital BMX. Choose higher PSI if you prefer spin-style tricks. 1 Step 4:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Jump Riding Choose thinner tires than freestyle tires if youre a jump BMX rider. Aim for between 1.9 and 2 inches for a pro-style frame and about 1.6 inches for expert models. 1 Step 1:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Jump Riding Run your finger along the tire tread. It should feel knobby and deep. You need the deepest treads for dirt jumping to hold the terrain closely when you land. 1 Step 2:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Jump Riding Pick tires with a PSI limit of between 40 and 70. This helps make for a softer landing. 1 Step 3:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Hard Dirt-Track Racing Buy thin tires for racing BMX bikes -- about 1.75 inches for pro frames and 1.5 inches for expert models. Junior and pro models usually have standard tire widths. 1 Step 1:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Hard Dirt-Track Racing Find treads with grip but no deep knobby grooves. You need traction without resistance to keep up your speed. 1 Step 2:

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Click to edit Master text styles BMX Bikes : Hard Dirt-Track Racing Pick a tire that can handle over 100 PSI if youre a race rider looking for speed. Highly pressurized tires help your bike travel quicker. 1 Step 3:

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