*Tire if you must but (a) personally I'm quite awake and not tired, and (b) we are not American
Firstly. I'm staggered the last post i this sub-forum was me, 9 months ago. OK, that dispensed with, here is my current conundrum...
...my new-ish bike came, ex-factory, with Alexrims DC19 wheels (ETRTO 622-16) coupled with 622-42 tyres. Recently I have been experiencing a bunch of pinch flats with the puncture rim-side. Rim tape looks OK (but I will replace just in case) but that's not my question. I'm wondering if the tyre is a bit oversized for the rim and, therefore, so is the inner tube. I've checked on teh intahwebz but there is no real consensus (possibly because 622-16 is not a standard rim size). So questions...
...is a 622-42 tyre too much for a 622-16 rim?
if no, is there a trick for seating the tube properly?
If yes, what would be the biggest tyre I could get away with on that rim?