Originally Posted by DirtRider50
I just purchased a 2012 KTM 690 R Enduro. The bike is great, but I have to take the highway very often for long periods of time and 6th gear is not enough. If I down the sprocket from 45 to 42 would it help without losing too much the off road capabilities? I plan to do a lot of of road as well.
Thanks for any comments.....
Yes, a 42 rear sprocket with drop your cruising rpms by about 400rpms. Or you can go +1 on the front sprocket for the same result.