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Old 06-15-2007, 08:17 PM   #31
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just changed back to a 15t tonight. 16t was way too mushy on any hills or tight spots especially 2up which i ride alot.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:42 PM   #32
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bumping up an old thread ...

Please give your opinions ... if you have them ... !!

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Old 10-03-2012, 09:02 PM   #33
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My opinions haven't changed. I currently run 16/45, slightly taller than stock, but it allows an easy swap to 14/45, very nice off pavement. I would not go any taller. I would prefer 16/46, which is almost the same as stock, but still allows an easy switch down to a 14t, for even lower gearing.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:59 PM   #34
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16t is great....with engine upgrades

I have put in the hot cams and the 685 kit, after my top end exploded on the highway due to massive oil consumption and a neglectful rider (did't check the oil nearly enough). Checkout the damage at www.thelatestkrays.com

With the 15t sprocket i maxed out at about 140 km/h (maxed torque). With the 16t sprocket I am reaching 160 without really pushing it. Not that I normally ride that fast but 4th is now a useful gear for hills and passing on the highway and 5th gear gives me the extra jump I really wanted from the engine upgrade on the highway.

On a stock bike I wouldn't have used the 16t as I felt it too underpowered on the highway already.

just my two cents.
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:41 AM   #35
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I run a 16T for around town, highway and logging road exploring. Works fine.

If I was going to do a lot of more challenging dirt riding I'd gear back down, but for my needs the 16T is great.
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