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Offline Drew Back

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A10 gearing/sprocket set up
« on: 29.06. 2014 19:32 »
What would be an ideal sprocket set up for a 1958 rocket it seems like it struggles at 55mph feels like it needs to go into 5th gear which I dont have I just want to cruise in comfort at 60mph anybody experience the same problem??
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Re: A10 gearing/sprocket set up
« Reply #1 on: 29.06. 2014 20:04 »
My '55 GF seems too short legged; I also feel like I need a fifth gear.
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Re: A10 gearing/sprocket set up
« Reply #2 on: 29.06. 2014 20:41 »
Hi,
Yes quite a few A10's I have ridden are short geared
Do you know what sprockets are fitted to your bike now?
After some changing about  I now run a 23 tooth engine sprocket, clutch 43, gearbox 19 and rear wheel 42 on the Super Rocket
70 mph = 4000rpm near enough

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John
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Re: A10 gearing/sprocket set up
« Reply #3 on: 29.06. 2014 21:25 »
I agree with John. It won't affect take off in 1st much and a lot easier than changing the g/box sprocket.
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