How to replace rear sprocket on a motorcycle

  1. Shift the motorcycle into the highest gear to take the tension off the chain
  2. Loosen and remove the rear axle nut and the chain adjusters.
  3. Carefully remove the old sprocket from the rear wheel.
  4. Clean the rear wheel hub and the area around the sprocket carefully.
  5. Install the new sprocket onto the rear wheel hub, making sure that it is properly aligned.
  6. Re-install the chain onto the new sprocket and adjust the chain tension according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  7. Tighten the rear axle nut and the chain adjusters.
  8. Test the sprocket and chain by shifting through the gears and checking for proper tension and alignment.
  9. Repeat the adjustment process as needed until the sprocket and chain are properly tensioned and aligned.

Conduct a short low speed test ride before embarking on a longer faster ride.

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