Can i raise the gearing?
Posted September 08, 2001 - 10:43 AM
I live in england and intend to use my WR400 for riding to and from my place of work during the winter months, i am soon to try YZ timing on an otherwise standard bike, do you think this will give me the extra BHP to raise the gearing yet still enjoy the instant accelaration that i enjoy so much? If so should i loose teeth from the rear sprocket or add teeth to the front, whats best?
Posted September 08, 2001 - 09:58 PM
Posted September 24, 2001 - 05:07 PM
Posted September 24, 2001 - 11:54 PM
gear the bike 13T x 46T and then go to a 15T front for the road. if your changing the rear wheel and thus the sprocket go to a 45T because the two teeth on the front will be cancelled out by the one off the rear and very little adjustment will be needed.
many peple don't realise this but a chain is only good for adjusting about one tooth on one direction before you can't shove the wheel far enough in the S/A etc.