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post #1 of 2 Old 01-31-2010, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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"Gearing Commander" web-based tool

Here's an interesting and fairly comprehensive-looking tool for playing around with sprocket/gear combos and seeing the effect on speeds in gears, torque, chain setup and so forth. Lots of bells and whistles. Takes a while to load but has a database that covers lots of different bikes, including the VStrom of course.


Has me thinking of going to a 16-tooth front sprocket sometime in the future if one is available, to fine-tune my commuting setup. Apologies if it's something y'all already know about, but I did a search here and didn't see it mentioned.

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post #2 of 2 Old 07-19-2011, 05:00 PM
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Thanks. This provides some good information. I know each bike is a little different, but does anyone have a dyno for a stock bike showing the "typical" hp and torque? That would be useful so you could tailor the gearing to be in the sweet spot.

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