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Default 93 sportster switching to laced wheels

I bought an 18 x 2.5 laced wheel to run on my 93 Sportster 1200.
I wanted to show more of the rim than the stock 16".

Looking for 19" laced wheel for the front prefer tubeless have had good luck with TC Bros right here in Ohio.

Can anyone suggest a good tire for the 18" rear wheel. Rim width 2.5

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Good for you, 16" wheels have never looked right to me on Sportsters (but do on big twins), FWIW went to 16 rear myself by installing an XL1200CX wheel on my 08 Roadster.
Anyway a good bet for older bikes with skinnier rims and tires in Avon Roadriders, they come in the correct sizes to fit your rims, I use them myself on my Norton...

https://www.avontyres.com/en-us/tyres/roadrider-mkii

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