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I have looked through other threads, but could not get a def answer on a ratio to work with. Right now the previous owner set the bike to stock front and 32 in the rear. I'm finding low end tough is good, but 4th gear is non existent and I actually get the bike to go fast in 3rd gear. I weight 225 and was thinking about going 14/34. Thoughts? Suggestions for brands or does it not matter. Also, suggestions for best site that is cheap but respects/trustworthy.

For reference, to gain a little horse power I'm installing a Yoshi Full Exhaust and Chimera Intake to hopefully help. Thanks again!!

PS: That gear ratio calculation site is a like a different language to me as I'm not what you call mechanically inclined although I have learned a lot from this site and I look forward to learning more!
 

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Yeah, if 4th is useless, then definitely give a 14t up front a try. You'll gain acceleration without losing any top speed since you can't overcome 4th anyways.
 
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Yeah, if 4th is useless, then definitely give a 14t up front a try. You'll gain acceleration without losing any top speed since you can't overcome 4th anyways.
Thanks! Sticking with stock rear would suffice? Also I've seen PBI, JT, and Osako sprockets. Any suggestions? Thanks again!
 

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I went up 2 in the back before I had the HP to pus through 4th, it def helped. pbi/jt/osako all good. just remember your speedometer will be off (plenty of threads about that)
 

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Thanks! Sticking with stock rear would suffice? Also I've seen PBI, JT, and Osako sprockets. Any suggestions? Thanks again!
All fine. I got a JT because that's what Amazon has, but it doesn't matter. Yeah, at your weight (very similar to my weight), a 14t front and stock rear is a good combo.
 
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