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Post  stev0 on Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:31 am

I'm currently riding with 15/45 and its a great setup for DS. But I find when I'm riding with bigger capacity bikes, they tend to ride a little faster on the black stuff. The pig gets a little vibey above 130kph and to me, she could be running is probably running higher than I like.

I've slapped some Pirelli Scorpions on right now to go play out in the twisties and I was thinking about gearing her to a 42/43... But I've also read about the chain slider wear...

Should I be concerned?

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Post  Mauser on Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:48 am

I run a 53 rear without any wear..... Bump

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Post  wassie on Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:00 am

the standard AU gearing is 15:41
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Post  stev0 on Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:54 am

Mauser wrote:I run a 53 rear without any wear..... Bump

Without any wear on the front wheel...
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Post  stev0 on Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:54 am

wassie wrote:the standard AU gearing is 15:41

How do they run? Does it make the bike noticeably more lazy?
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Post  BuRP on Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:32 am

Is it just me that dislikes Alu rear sprockets?
They wear like hell, steel's the way to go for me!
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Post  stev0 on Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:34 am

They are super light!

I usually just run PBR.
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Post  Mauser on Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:49 am

BuRP wrote:Is it just me that dislikes Alu rear sprockets?
They wear like hell, steel's the way to go for me!

All that rust on your bike I guess a rusty rear sprocket wouldn't look out of place BRP smile if the alloy 1 wears I will replace it with another razz and no rust Bump

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Post  stev0 on Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:18 pm

Mauser wrote:
BuRP wrote:Is it just me that dislikes Alu rear sprockets?
They wear like hell, steel's the way to go for me!

All that rust on your bike I guess a rusty rear sprocket wouldn't look out of place BRP smile if the alloy 1 wears I will replace it with another razz and no rust Bump

We dont really have that much of a rust problem in ZA Very Happy
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Post  Mauser on Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:24 pm

stev0 wrote:
Mauser wrote:
BuRP wrote:Is it just me that dislikes Alu rear sprockets?
They wear like hell, steel's the way to go for me!

All that rust on your bike I guess a rusty rear sprocket wouldn't look out of place BRP smile if the alloy 1 wears I will replace it with another razz and no rust Bump

We dont really have that much of a rust problem in ZA Very Happy

You say that but Burps bike suffer from extensive rusting....look closely you will see it's a XR

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Post  BuRP on Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:05 am

Ja Stev0,

and this reminds me I should not PM Mauser with my private pics, embarrassing at times razz razz razz

I've got the ligther-than-ali steel rear sprocket from the USA, can't remember the brand - but it's lasercut, large openings, spoked, very light indeed..... but steel, it lasts!
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Post  wassie on Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:43 am

Steel's the go. If your sprockets are rusting your doing something wrong.
Not lubing or not riding enough.
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Post  wassie on Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:49 am

stev0 wrote:
wassie wrote:the standard AU gearing is 15:41

How do they run? Does it make the bike noticeably more lazy?
I haven't tried that ratio yet but it won't be long before I do.
It wont be lazy but will be about 3kph faster at idle so if your in any tight stuff use the clutch more.
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Post  BuRP on Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:34 am

wassie wrote:If your sprockets are rusting your doing something wrong.
Not lubing or not riding enough.

Wassie,

Mauser washes too much!
Maybe we must tell him that after his washing/polishing/scrutineering he should spray the entire bike with a light diesel mist!
Prevents rust for sure!




Yeah, also prevents any braking, sure...... but NO rust! Bump
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Post  Mauser on Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:20 pm

I will have you know I rarely wash my bike !!!! she is cleaned with WD40 and love listen up

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