Gearing/sprocket



4 replies to this topic
  • Hypheriox

Posted May 10, 2016 - 12:28 AM

#1

Okay so I have an 03 wr450 and I plan on making it a street-legal. I was just wondering what sprocket size for the front and back would be the best for driving on City roads but would also be ok for occasional off-roading. I will post what sprocket sizes I have right now later on tomorrow

  • 6 Riders

Posted May 10, 2016 - 02:48 AM

#2

The simplest thing to do is go +1 on the front. If you are going to do an off road only trip, just swap the old front sprocket back on. If your primary use off the bike is street, +1 on front & -2 on rear. This is equal to -5 on the rear, but gives the chain a little more life by using a larger front sprocket.

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted May 10, 2016 - 06:44 AM

#3

www.gearingcommander.com



  • toten

Posted May 10, 2016 - 08:07 AM

#4

What's the highest speed you'll want to cruise at? For all city stuff I could see stock gearing being reasonable. Freeway is when you want tall gearing. 



  • AKmud

Posted May 11, 2016 - 08:10 AM

#5

Stock on my '08 is 13/50 which became buzzy on the road around 45mph.  I went to a 15/46 setup and can cruise around 60-65 comfortably now.  First gear is a little tall for technical single track but still manageable.






 
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