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16 tooth disappointment

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I installed a 16 tooth front sprocket today, and I'm a little disappointed.

At highway speeds (75 MPH) my speedometer read +4MPH as verified by GPS and RPM at 75MPH was 6000RPM.

After installing the 16T, speedometer reads the same as before, and RPM at 75MPH only dropped about 300.

I was hoping for 400-500 rpm drop, and some correction in the speedometer, but not what I was hoping for.

Well, so much for hope!

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Just curious. Was there any less feeling of engine braking? No cell trip? Also how was the take off from stop. Still pretty quick?

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