xr600 better gearing for slow speeds

5 replies to this topic
  • Slim Shadetree

Posted May 15, 2007 - 09:36 PM


if i wanted to change my sprockets so my bike will not bog at slower speeds what should i change the front or rear sprocket and to how many teeth. thanks.

any other mods i could do to help my bike at slower speeds ? I don't mean repair related the bike is in great running order.

  • cbaranski

Posted May 16, 2007 - 04:51 AM


I'm running a 13 front and a 52 rear on my 96 600r. It's really more manageable at the slower speeds.

  • LeadDoggy

Posted May 16, 2007 - 07:05 AM


From stock gearing, go down ont tooth on the front. Works great for me....

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  • Slim Shadetree

Posted May 16, 2007 - 11:45 AM


thanks guys. always lots of help on this forum. :)

  • focallength

Posted May 16, 2007 - 01:50 PM


14/45 works wonders for me. I never have any low/mid end problems and can top out at around 85-90

  • brichter

Posted May 16, 2007 - 02:08 PM


15/45 for the street
14/45 for the roads/trails
13/45 for the tight stuff

Only takes 5 minutes to change, anyway.

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