Is it possible to put wider tires on the wheels I have? (original wheels on a Giant hybrid...GX-02 622 x 19)

I have 700c x 38mm(Schwinn kevlar tires now). I would like something similar...TIA

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    Product info requests that are open ended (what are the widest tires...) are discouraged as there's no canonical answer. There may always be a wider tire that comes out. You should rephrase as "Can I get wider tires than 38mm for the 622x19 rims that I have?" And it may still be closed as a duplicate question. – RoboKaren Aug 21 '17 at 16:21
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    Given that 700C is the same as 29" (in the MTB world) there are some really rather wide tyres in your size – Chris H Aug 21 '17 at 16:50
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    Doubtless there's something 3-4" wide in the 29" fatbike line, but good luck getting that in your forks/frame! – Criggie Aug 22 '17 at 3:20

Yes, it is generally possible to install wider tires that those which came with a bike.

The limiting factors are the clearance available in the forks and frame. The chainstays/bottom bracket area is usually the most constricted area.

The rims will also have a maximum size of tire they can support, but the frame clearance is likely a more limiting factor.

If you have 38mm tires now, you can probably step up to 40 or 42mm.

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