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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-23-2019, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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gearing changes ?

Hi guys,


Anyone know where to get new sprockets for this bike ? I'm only getting to 5th gear on my local track - but still hitting 294 indicated - so would like to shorten the gearing a little.






Pointers welcome please.

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Perfect, thanks
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I did the 520 conversion and added 2 in the back.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-09-2019, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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Hey Zak,


Thanks - how is it with the revised gearing ?



Did you notice any change in top speed ?


Can you use the same chain or need a longer one ?


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The new gearing is great. Since this is a street bike for me, I made the change for low/moderate speed rideability. No idea on top speed for the same reason.



A 520 conversion requires a new chain since the original one is 525. You can obviously keep a 525 chain and make the gearing change too, but changing to a quick-swap rear make subsequent changes a lot less work.
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