Asked by: Shuangwei Grohovsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 10th March, 2020

What is the pitch on a motorcycle chain?

The pitch is the distance between roller centers. The width is the distance between the link plates (i.e. slightly more than the roller width to allow for clearance). 2. The right-hand digit of the standard denotes 0 = normal chain, 1 = lightweight chain, 5 = rollerless bushing chain.

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Also asked, what is the pitch of a chain?

The pitch of a chain refers to the distance between its drive links. It is determined by measuring the distance between any three consecutive drive links and dividing by two. Example: 3/4" divided by 2 = 3/8". Sometimes pitch is expressed as a fraction: 3/8" and sometimes it is expressed as a decimal: .

Also Know, what is the difference between a 520 and 525 chain? As noted, the difference between a 525 and 520 chain (100 links) is about 3/10 lb. Correct, but if you switch to a rear aluminum sprocket, weight savings are much better. As i stated previously, doing the conversion (with aluminum rear) saved me 1 pound (well, 15 ounces to be exact).

Hereof, how do I know what motorcycle chain to buy?

If you are using a bike with a derailleur the number of cogs on the rear hub will determine the chain size you will need. They are always 3/32" chains. You can get a 5/6/7-speed, 8-speed, 9-speed, or 10-speed chains.

What pitch is 35 chain?

Chain standards

ASME/ANSI B29.1-2011 Roller Chain Standard Sizes
SizePitchMaximum Roller Diameter
250.250 in (6.35 mm)0.130 in (3.30 mm)
350.375 in (9.53 mm)0.200 in (5.08 mm)
410.500 in (12.70 mm)0.306 in (7.77 mm)
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