Ditchard the High Maintenance Squirrel
Join Date: Jun 2006
Motorcycle: '06 R1 Raven; '08 Triumph Sprint ST; '09 Triumph 675; '10 Yamaha R6; '13 Aprilia RSV4 APRC; '14 Honda Grom; '15 Panigale 1299S
Re: Chain adjustment advice.
You can line it up by the markers and be fine. No, they arent gnat's ass EXACTLY perfect...but they are good enough.
A top knotch suspension guy (like GMD Computrak) will use measurements and get it EXACT. But the markers are good enough.
I normally take 3 different colored paint markers and put a paint mark on each marker. That way if they get way off, it makes it easy to see which marker coincides with the marker on the other side. Some axle sliders just have a window for you to see the marker through. If they get way off, you dont know if you are looking at the 4th marker or the 5th marker, etc. So i will paint them.
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