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First Owned bike, have some prior experience but no expert by any means.
Got it on 2019 with only 7 miles straight from show room for 4k.
All I can say is I love how it handles! , it's perfect for a city daily ride. Lacks power in my opinion but this bike wasn't meant for speed, was built for a daily ride and last long without much maintenance.
Only thing I dont like is the short gears other than that it is a great ride.

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Saruba: Much information on this forum re upping the gearing to lower rpm.

I am using a Sprocket Specialists 17T countershaft sprocket vs the OEM 15T. All the difference in the world. Easy task. Search directions on this forum Chain that comes with the bike has 112 links and will fit a 2T larger countershaft sprocket without replacement. Just move the rear wheel forward as much as necessary. You'll need to grind a bit of metal off the mild steel "case saver" that goes around the front of the countershaft sprocket. You'll be glad you fitted a 17T sprocket.
 

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That's a great price, congrats on that find and welcome to the forum1
 

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Thanks for the info.
I installed a 16t sprocket and love it but when back to stock 15t because of mid range pull (cbr500r wont pull much but know what I mean lol)

Saruba: Much information on this forum re upping the gearing to lower rpm.

I am using a Sprocket Specialists 17T countershaft sprocket vs the OEM 15T. All the difference in the world. Easy task. Search directions on this forum Chain that comes with the bike has 112 links and will fit a 2T larger countershaft sprocket without replacement. Just move the rear wheel forward as much as necessary. You'll need to grind a bit of metal off the mild steel "case saver" that goes around the front of the countershaft sprocket. You'll be glad you fitted a 17T sprocket.
 
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