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Hi guys. Almost time to change the original chain and sprockets. Just curious what brand people go for? There seems to be a fair amount of choice. I like the standard gearing, and want the lightest chain and sprockets you can get for the bike. What are you guys running/ would recommend? Thanks.

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I have 170 hours/2900 miles on stock chain/sprockets -- on 300rr.   Just ordered DID VT2 chain, and 51T Ironman rear sprocket -- been happy with those on different bikes in past.

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29 minutes ago, jviz1 said:

I have 170 hours/2900 miles on stock chain/sprockets -- on 300rr.   Just ordered DID VT2 chain, and 51T Ironman rear sprocket -- been happy with those on different bikes in past.

Thats amazing I'm on my 3rd set (new now) in the same amount of hours I also swap fronts as they wear... 

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I am replacing front also, some offbrand rockymountianatv had. Wd40 before every ride is all i do...

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3 hours ago, jviz1 said:

I have 170 hours/2900 miles on stock chain/sprockets -- on 300rr.   Just ordered DID VT2 chain, and 51T Ironman rear sprocket -- been happy with those on different bikes in past.

I've done about 50 hours on mine, front and chain pretty worn, rear not looking too bad. That's a lot of hours! What maintenance do you do to your chain? Its wet, muddy and horrible most of the year here lol, stuff wears fairly quick.

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Maintenance is basic rinse after every ride with garden hose, and shot of wd40 on chain on morning of a ride.. 

Conditions and speed are probably reason for longevity.  I typically ride single track, averaged 17mph over the hours/distance bike has -- seems logical that higher speeds and acceleration would wear chain/sprocket more.   I ride dry, rocky, dusty Arizona/Colorado terrain, with some spring mud/rain.

 

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7 minutes ago, hawaiidirtrider said:

I like supersprox or ironman. I think ironman is the best but supersprox has some color.

Bling is always cool.

On a serious note, in the 6 years and many miles on my KLX I replaced my supersprox twice. And they put a new ring on the first one I sent back...for free.

The new one for my Beta s in the mail as we speak. Yes the colors are nice and they wear really well.

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25 minutes ago, hawaiidirtrider said:

I like supersprox or ironman. I think ironman is the best but supersprox has some color.

I used easy-off oven cleanr to remove the color from my super sprox. I hate red, it fades to pink then haze... My forks already look like they have Rosatia....

 

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47 minutes ago, Krannie McKranface said:

I used easy-off oven cleanr to remove the color from my super sprox. I hate red, it fades to pink then haze... My forks already look like they have Rosatia....

 

Different strokes for different folks.. I like supersprox.. I've had them on a couple of bikes.. but I have seen a supersprox come apart from a bike that I saw at a local shop.. I don't know how but it happened. The supersprox looks superstrong and works and looks good. I have never seen an ironman break or even wear out yet.. My 525 has it and it looks good.. Ironman I think has another version now with a different sort of  green blue sort of tinge to the plating.. That's a new thing that I haven't seen in person yet. ..and I'd guess the msr steel is good but I didn't see it up close and personal either.  The supersprox comes in different colors too. I have a gold that I had on my cr and now a red on my 350. They probably have a plain metal colored one too.. 

If I had to choose one .. I'd choose the ironman sprocket.. That thing sort of lasts forever.

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Dirt Tricks Ironman Sprockets have a 2 year warranty. I just put chain and sprockets on my bike and wish I would have bought the package off of ebay. Regina chain is supposed to be top notch. There's some chain/sprocket sets on ebay for a pretty reasonable price that are the Ironman sprockets with the Regina chain.

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