Bicycle sprocket + 415 chain?

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  1. velardejose

    velardejose New Member

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    Hi
    I found a cheap bicycle 36t sprocket
    Is it safe to run a bicycle sprocket with a 415 chain?
    Asuming it is properly aligned/installed
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Yes, if it matches the sprocket, #415 chain is more than sufficiently strong.
     
  3. NunyaBidness

    NunyaBidness Active Member

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    that my friend is a very good question
    I will most likely go to my local bike shop and see if I can find a used sprocket in the parts graveyard and see if it will match up with my chain
    it would be nice if someone with more knowledge on this particular subject would chime in with what they know.
     
  4. velardejose

    velardejose New Member

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    Hi
    36t bicycle sprocket cost: 6 usd
    Thing is, chain links length match
    I will post my findings
    Peace
     
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  6. velardejose

    velardejose New Member

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    Hi
    Today I visited a friend who has a machine shop
    I dissasembled the stock 44t rear sprocket and used it as a template
    Enlarged the center hole and drilled 9 holes in the 36t bicycle sprocket
    Cut 4 chain links
    Reinstalled everything
    Tried it slow at first, and as I understood it works perfectly I gave it more gas
    My mb rides at low revs at a perfect cruise speed
    No more engine vibration
    I highly recommend this mod, I am 220 pounds and it has almost the same low end
    Peace
     
  7. Large Filipino

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    My trike has a sprocket from a donor bmx bike. 40 tooth. I plan on using the 36 tooth currently on my crank and replace that with a 44 or 46.
    So yes. It most definitely works.
     

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  8. velardejose

    velardejose New Member

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    Hi
    Pics
    44t sprocket (before)
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    36 t sprocket (now)
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    It cruises at a higher speed w/o vibration
    Had to mod the brake lever, I'll post it in another post
    Jose
     

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