Can you put Supermoto wheels on a dirt bike?
Final Thoughts. You can turn almost any dirt bike into a Supermoto. It’s really a question of how much effort and money you want to put into it. Many motocross bikes make excellent supermotos, and if you plan on racing Supermoto competitively they are a good choice.
What size are Super Moto Wheels?
If you are a budding racer and your bike is a dedicated supermoto race bike, you’ll want a 16.5×3. 50 front rim and ideally a 5.00×17 rear rim. The 16.5 gives you noticeably quicker turning action and the fat rear gives you the most amount of contact patch at the rear wheel.
Can you put supermoto tires on a dirt bike?
Supermoto Wheels and Tires If you want to convert your dirt bike to a supermoto, you’re going to need dirt bike street wheels and street tires. You can go wider or narrower, but you may run into tire width issues, as well as the wheel being too wide and rubbing on the chain and/or swing-arm.
Why are Supermoto wheels small?
The answer is simple – speed. Smaller wheels let the tires rotate quicker so acceleration is snappier. Smaller wheels also have less centrifugal force so the forces making the bike stay upright aren’t as strong.
What are dirt bikes with street tires called?
A dirt bike featuring street tires is commonly called a sportsman setup and is closer to being a supermoto bike.
Why do dirt bike wheels have spokes?
They facilitate tubeless tires, generally hold their true better than a laced wheel, and require little maintenance. They can transfer more torque and carry more load. Most off-road wheels use 36 or 40 spokes, and each spoke can have up to 1.500 pounds (!) of tension.
Where can I buy the best dirt bike wheels?
If you need help deciding on the right dirt bike wheel for your ride please give one of our gearheads a call at 1-888-676-8853 who can help answer questions and make recommendations for what set of dirt bike wheels might work best on your bike. Find the biggest selection of dirt bike wheels at MotoSport.com!
What are dirtstar rims made of?
DirtStar Original rims are made from a 7-series aluminum alloy, making them 20% stronger than OE rims. The Original DirtStar rims are a great upgrade for recreational bikes that take a beating. Our Original DirtStar rims are also compatible with your OE hubs, spokes, and nipples, making for an easy switch.
How do dirt bike wheels work?
Tackling the whoops, coming down off those high jumps and even weathering collisions, dirt bike wheels keep you upright and rolling through the finish line. Like any part on your ride, dirt bike wheels can only handle so much before the spokes start breaking, a section warps or a significant dent to the rim renders the bike inoperable.
Do you carry the dirt bike wheels you need?
We carry the dirt bike wheels you need whether it’s a front wheel, rear wheel, or both front and rear that we sell in a combo. All dirt bike wheels we sell come complete with the front or rear sprocket and spokes. Read to ride out of the box.