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    TW200 Heavy Duty Adjustable Chain Guide?

    Hi folks. I've had a few TW200 riders ask me to manufacture a heavy duty adjustable chain guide similar to what I offer for the DR650 (photo below). Before I proceed with the project I wanted to gauge the interest level here and also ask what rear sprockets are most common/popular. If you have any input please post here or send me a PM.

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    If you build it they will buy it. Well you got the high speed guys(LOL) with 42 T, then a lot of stock at 50 T, then 55T is popular and it seems there are 60-65T on some.
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    60T here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JNS Engineering View Post
    Hi folks. I've had a few TW200 riders ask me to manufacture a heavy duty adjustable chain guide similar to what I offer for the DR650 (photo below). Before I proceed with the project I wanted to gauge the interest level here and also ask what rear sprockets are most common/popular. If you have any input please post here or send me a PM.

    Thank you,

    John

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    Just a thought as it might be easier to gather the numbers than it would be to sift through each reply. You could start or conduct a poll which I think would better way to see the answers to your questions.

    Something like:

    Interest in guide

    Yes

    No

    What size sprocket do you use

    (list some sizes)


    To post or start a poll I think it is in the "additional options" section when starting a new post. I don't know if you can modify the post you started here but click on go advanced options or ask a mod. You might have to start a new thread in order to create the poll if you're not allowed in the edit function.
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    I don't know....looks more sophisticated than anything else on the TW. Would hate to give my bike delusions of grandeur.
    Actually with a properly adjusted chain I have never experienced a chain derailment nor suspected excessive side-to-side play of the chain so close to the rear sprocket. What need is this guide addressing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    I don't know....looks more sophisticated than anything else on the TW. Would hate to give my bike delusions of grandeur.
    Actually with a properly adjusted chain I have never experienced a chain derailment nor suspected excessive side-to-side play of the chain so close to the rear sprocket. What need is this guide addressing?
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