Aprilia Caponord Forum  

Go Back   Aprilia Caponord Forum > Aprilia Caponord Forum > Mechanical and Technical

Mechanical and Technical Mechanical and technical topics, help, and discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old July 18th, 2016, 02:56 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Joined: Jul 2016
From: Macksville
Posts: 5

New sprockets

Hi all Caponuts, 27000kms new chain/ sprockets required. After being shocked by my local Aprilla parts dealer I looked for aftermarket sprockets, great difficulty In finding a supplier. Tracked down Adventure Motorcycle Equipment Quality Motorcycle Brake Discs &amp: Brake Pads - MetalGear MetalGear - Home of Quality Braking Components Esjot brand sprockets at 1/3 the price of genuine. Front/rear $ 88 including freight. Hope this saves you some cash. Recommend telling your Aprilla dealer how much they are scamming us.
Green62 is offline  
Register

Welcome to the Aprilia Caponord Forum dedicated to the Aprilia Caponord.

We welcome everyone and the community is free to join so register today and become part of the Aprilia Caponord Forum family!

Old July 18th, 2016, 10:49 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Joined: Mar 2015
From: Brisbane Australia
Posts: 210

I Ride: Caponord 1200 touring (but I kept my CBR1100XX - to good to part with)
Thanks Mr G62, I'm thinking of trying the 17/46 gearing when my chain needs replacing (still good at 30k kms). I've got the 16/42 combo on and that has made life in traffic heaps better than the OEM 17/42 super tall standard gearing!

I wouldn't bother with 'genuine' for chain and sprockets as the quality is not up to a good spec x ring from RK or DID etc, although the Regina stock 525 chain has lasted longer than I thought it might......

Note that up here in the sunshine state (c/w wet weekends) we have had a lot of surveillance this year (radar/mobile/camera/unmarked bikes& cars/eyes in the sky...), so maybe I haven't twisted the wrist as much as other years. - but I find that the bike likes/needs the chain adjusted to the oem 25mm cold spec. Took me a while to believe it as I normally run chains a fraction looser than oem on my 4cyl bikes.......Capo just has to be different....
BrisbaNord is offline  
Reply

  Aprilia Caponord Forum > Aprilia Caponord Forum > Mechanical and Technical



Thread Tools
Display Modes



Copyright © 2012-2013 Caponord. All rights reserved.