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Re: 520 Chain conversions and extra horsepower.
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2014, 01:37:43 AM »
You'd never be able to feel that tiny increase in HP, but you can feel the difference in the suspension as a result of the lower unsprung weight.
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Re: 520 Chain conversions and extra horsepower.
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2014, 06:06:48 AM »
I did the 520 conversion with renthal sprockets(same gearing as stock) on my Triumph daytona 675. Like the article says, its not a massive improvement but if you concentrate, and know your bike well enough, it does feel a little friskier.

Not worth wasting a perfectly good chain/sprocket for the conversion, but I certainly plan on going for it whenever the chain on the R gives up.

 


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