I'm also going to check mine since I just had new tires installed...not sure if installation of new tires (wheel having to come off) would change the chain tension?
I put the bike on the kickstand and use a short piece of an old broken ruler. Go easy on the adjusters, a quarter turn makes a big difference.
Sorry to hijack the thread but you've done a load of miles on your scrambler and I think it would be great if you could share your experiences with others, how many services, tyre choice, still running ok, what you've changed, are you still on your original clutch? I would love to know if my scrambler would still ride ok 30,000 miles in without much hassle.
Thanks in advance
I try to be in the habit to, but I admit I've skipped it more than once. Overall, I probably tend to run my chain more toward the loose end of the range.Do you also roll the bike to find the point at which the chain tension is highest? This part seems a bit ambiguous?
Hi SarahHey Armo,
My bike kicked over 27,000 miles this past weekend, has required nothing other than routine maintenance. Original clutch, as far as I can tell it's holding up fine. I have 10,000 miles on the NG Brake front rotor, so far so good on that, too. I reckon my favorite road tires are Avon Storms, the best riding tire I think I've experienced so far. For a recent trip with gravel in the forecast I chose the Avon Trailriders, running a rear tire on the front, mounted backward. That makes for a beefy front tire with deep tread. I'm a wuss on anything remotely offroad, so I was looking for a tire to offer some bite but still provide good mileage.