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Got a 96 KDX200 with stock gearing. It is fine for the desert. Just curious if a 12T on the front would be ok for some woods riding. I live close to the woods and the desert is 5 hrs one way. So I ride more in the woods. Haven't taken mine up the the mountains yet but was just wondering if anyone else had some input?
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Also causes more chain wear, chain my roll on swing arm. If that's not a concern, go for it. Not sure anyone can tell ya if it's geared "okay for words". Give it a go and see if it works with your abilities and the woods you ride.
 
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Also causes more chain wear, chain my roll on swing arm. If that's not a concern, go for it. Not sure anyone can tell ya if it's geared "okay for words". Give it a go and see if it works with your abilities and the woods you ride.
Also causes more chain wear, chain my roll on swing arm. If that's not a concern, go for it. Not sure anyone can tell ya if it's geared "okay for words". Give it a go and see if it works with your abilities and the woods you ride.
Thanks,
I think I will try one and see whats its all about. For about $8 cant go too wrong
 

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I ran a 12 from time to time on my CR500. Apart from chain life I never had any real issues doing so and it made the bike usable in the woods. I suppose that the real answer would be to change the transmission gears. But, that wasn't going to happen. Changing out the sprockets was inexpensive and worked.