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The regular silver Talon sprockets are my favorite aluminum sprocket, they wear great compared to Renthal or some of the other aluminum ones that don't last long. I haven't had nearly as much luck with the gold Talon sprockets, I think they're called groove-light or something.

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I have the gold groove lite and have had good experience with them. It hardly wears at all on my CRF250. It lasted about a year on my 450. I could wear out Renthals in about two months on my 1995 RM125.

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Talons are the only thing I'll use now. I use the gold groovelite and they are a very strong, lightweight sprocket. The ironmans are strong, but they're heavy; very heavy compared to Talons.

I put a Ironman on my 03 at the same time I powder coated my hubs and one of them caused my sprocket bolts to keep coming loose and wear out the hub. Before the sprocket and the powder coating I never had a problem. I don't know which one did it but I won't take anymore chances with Ironman or powdercoating hubs.

Talon doesn't quite last as long as the Ironman because the Ironman is steel and the Talon is Aluminum but for a lightweight aluminum sprocket the Talon does last. I've had one on my 04 for about 8 months and I ride at least once, sometimes 2 or 3, times a week. It does need replacing now but I've got this long of wear on it.

I think the Talons look trick too. I've got a lot of compliments on them.

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Talons are the only thing I'll use now. I use the gold groovelite and they are a very strong, lightweight sprocket. The ironmans are strong, but they're heavy; very heavy compared to Talons.

I put a Ironman on my 03 at the same time I powder coated my hubs and one of them caused my sprocket bolts to keep coming loose and wear out the hub. Before the sprocket and the powder coating I never had a problem. I don't know which one did it but I won't take anymore chances with Ironman or powdercoating hubs.

Talon doesn't quite last as long as the Ironman because the Ironman is steel and the Talon is Aluminum but for a lightweight aluminum sprocket the Talon does last. I've had one on my 04 for about 8 months and I ride at least once, sometimes 2 or 3, times a week. It does need replacing now but I've got this long of wear on it.

I think the Talons look trick too. I've got a lot of compliments on them.

He said it all right here. I loved mine.

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I have had good luck with talons but be sure to keep the sprocket bolts tight with them not having a full circle center,a loose bolt means a broken hub.

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