I just put a new chain and sprockets on last week.
The bike has 20,800 miles on it. I just stopped at a hotel after a 600 mile ride most of it in the rain. The chain is adjusted and aligned correctly. I just cleaned it and put some more chain wax on it.
2004 Silver V-Strom 1000 & 1994 Yamaha XT600
Farkles? Sargent Seat, Genmar risers, K&N filter, cramp buster, heated grips, PCIII, Givi Engine Guards, Givi Hard Bags 52 liter and two 45 liter, Givi shield with spacers for buffeting.