You check the ride height by measuring the distance from the rim at the
bottom to the fender opening. The measurement you get is dependent upon the
rims size. The following specs are in mm (inches).
15 576 (22.76)
16 589 (23.19)
17 604 (23.77)
15 518 (22.39)
16 531 (20.91)
17 546 (21.69)
You should note that the dimensions getting larger do not translate to the
fender openings being higher from the ground. As the rims get larger, the
distance from the bottom of the arc or the rim to the top of the arc of the
fender opening becomes larger, but the distance from the fender to the
ground will remain more or less constant. The tires will play a role in the
distance from the ground to the fender, this is why the measuerment is taken
from the rim to the fender.
I can't address the topic of where to take the measurements from, all I can
do is describe the specs printed in the manual. These specs require one to
take his measurements from the lip of the rim at its lowest point to the
fender opening at its highest point.
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