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If, with stock sprockets, the chain is 114 links long, and I decrease the size of the rear sprocket by two teeth, approximately what would I have to cut the new chain down to?

question from inexperience:bonk:

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Couple would probably do the trick (114 to 112, which is the minimum you can take out). Better to take a little out twice than too much once.

I went up one tooth, so I decided to be safe and bought a 110 to replace the stock length 108. Even with the bigger rear sprocket, the extra 2 links put it to the very back of the adjustment. Cut it back to a 108, now it's at almost the very front of the adjustment. No middle ground.

Little goes a long ways. Your best bet is to put the new sprockets on and size the chain from there.

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There should be an adjustment on the swing arm or rear axle to change your chain tension. Tried adjusting that?

I can switch between a few gearing combos without having to change my chain, I just adjust the chain tension any time I change a sprocket.

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