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50 or 52 tooth rear sprocket?

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People say to go 52 also to pop out of corners and to get 3rd in the meat of the motor. Try that one first before you shorten the chain.

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I tried them both. 52 makes the powerband very short resulting in ~twice as many shifts as a 50. If you learn to carry speed through turns the 50 works well. If you park it in corners the 50 feels too tall. Try them both.

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Everyone else says its a quick couple of shifts but then you don't have to shift that much using the 52 because you can pull 3rd more.?!

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I tried a 52 and it always seemed like I was in between gears, I would stay with 50 or 51.

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I dropped to a 50 and like the gearing much better for fast MX tracks. Stock gearing was too short for me, I was constantly shifting even in the whoops. I can run 2nd and 3rd through the corners and never slip the clutch. I haven't had arm pump since changing either, a lot less shifting. It's a totally different ride now.

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