Transmission sprocket ?

Henrik Bo Pedersen henrikbp at
Sun Aug 14 13:20:01 PDT 2011

Thanks Ernest

On Aug 13, 2011, at 5:58 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:

> raised in

That makes sense - it puts the engraved sprocket part number and tooth count facing out and readable.

> I use a two by four and block the wheel.

Yep. that's what I've done on other bikes

> put the chain on and SEE how many links you need, much safer 

Good idea. I'll route the chain - which is exactly 110 links - and see how it fits.


> On Aug 13, 2011, at 2:43 PM, Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
>> Sorry - rookie question alert:
>> I'm exchanging my stock chain/sprocket setup for a Superlite 520 conversion kit, keeping the stock 15/45 gearing.
>> - the 520 transmission sprocket has one side flat and the other side has a raised area. When comparing to the tooth alignment on the stock sprocket it looks like the raised side should face out and away from the engine. Is that correct?
>> - from the manual it looks like I will need to put the chain on and block the rear wheel (2x4) in order to tighten the nut to the 105 ft.lbs. specified in the manual. Correct?
>> - since I'm keeping stock 15/45 gearing I should count out 110 links - as specified in the manual - on the new chain - right?
>> Anything else I should keep an eye out for?
>> Thanks,
>> Henrik

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