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No. The largest you can get on the stock rim is 240, but because it pinches the tyre down you only end up with something like 215mm. Lots of members have put a 240 on the stock rim and seem happy with the results. If you really want to go to 250 then the Sumo kit is the way to go. (new swing arm, new fender, 8.5 x 18 rim and so on) The Sumo option is expensive so be ready to pay big money for it. Some members have taken a more creative route and had the stock rear wheel widened and modified the swing arm. T-Mod managed to get a Sumo rear wheel and swing arm under the stock fender by making new fender struts. Depends on your skills and budget. Lots of options here so do a search for wide rear ends or 250 rear tyres.
 

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I have been considering changing to a 240/50R18, but I have a Ginz sissy bar and the brackets limit tire width. Has anyone tried a 200/55R18? I am looking for a little more cornering clearance but do no want to have to buy a new wheel or remove my sissy bar
 

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I have been considering changing to a 240/50R18, but I have a Ginz sissy bar and the brackets limit tire width. Has anyone tried a 200/55R18? I am looking for a little more cornering clearance but do no want to have to buy a new wheel or remove my sissy bar
It's tight with a Ginz bar for sure. I reversed the mounting bolts for the brackets and that gave me a few mm extra clearance with the tyre but it's marginal. I don't think anyone on the forum has gone with a 200/55 but I expect any extra clearance would be minimal. Probably the best way to go is to take it a bit easier in the corner, get your pillion to lose weight or fit an air ride suspension.

When my wife comes along I just increase the preload up to the first line and that's as much as I need to do. I've never had a problem with clearance. A buddy of mine who's wife is bigger than mine takes the preload up to the max (third line from memory) and he's never had a problem with clearance either.
 

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I have been considering changing to a 240/50R18, but I have a Ginz sissy bar and the brackets limit tire width. Has anyone tried a 200/55R18? I am looking for a little more cornering clearance but do no want to have to buy a new wheel or remove my sissy bar
What do you mean? The stock size is 200/50/18. The side wall of a 55 will be even taller and create more interference than the 50 sidewall
 

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I have been considering changing to a 240/50R18, but I have a Ginz sissy bar and the brackets limit tire width. Has anyone tried a 200/55R18? I am looking for a little more cornering clearance but do no want to have to buy a new wheel or remove my sissy bar
I have the Avon Cobra Chrome 200/55 18 rear tire. It fits perfectly / rides like a champ/ handles as expected!! I’d give it 4 thumbs up but ….
 

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I have the Avon Cobra Chrome 200/55 18 rear tire. It fits perfectly / rides like a champ/ handles as expected!! I’d give it 4 thumbs up but ….
Got any pics from rear and exhaust side?
Comparison to oem.
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