Originally Posted by 335BBS
If you are on 17 you're probably ok and you're handling expectations are related. On a 19 there is about 1 inch of flexible sidewall. Any potholes and you'll bend a wheel. Firmness of sidewall is a detriment to handling . There are many threads about that.
I agree that 19" wheels (or larger) make no sense; they are too vulnerable and too heavy !