What size wheels should you be riding and racing?

Below are recommended weight brackets to determine the appropriate width of your BMX wheel.  Smaller BMX Racers may benefit from reduced rolling resistance on a more narrow wheel, but should consider moving up at the upper end of rider weights when they start jumping. 

Max Rider WeightRim Width
Up to 65 lbsSew Ups
50 lbs to 90 lbs20 or 24 x 1-1/8"
85 lbs - 120 lbs20 or 24 x 1-3/8"
115 lbs - 150 lbs20 or 24 x 1.50
140 lbs and up20 or 24 x 1.75"
Trails/Street Riders20 x 1.75"