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Old 07-11-2013, 09:23 AM   #1256
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Originally Posted by RichBeBe View Post
The top guys likely carry an assortment and look to max revs in first gear on fastest part of course. If I come Saturday I want to try a smaller front sprocket, I run larger than stock for sustained high speed, but will go down one smaller than stock to play.

You think its matched to the max revs at the fastest stretches?

I always assumed it was for the hardest torque to accelerate as much as possible out of the corners. I've seen some of the guys do a wheelie out of a corner.

Wouldn't larger rear sprocket drop your RPMs?

I'm still very hazy on the whole concept of how sprocket size affects top speed, torque and acceleration.
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