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Motorcycle Gearing Worksheet

Values Total Min. Max. Speed Min. Max. Speed at Chain Chain
Chain
(Enter) Ratio Speed Speed at Max Speed Speed Max
size
pitch pitch
Power Power mm inch
Primary Drive Ratio 1.651 Gear (MPH) (MPH) (MPH) (KPH) (KPH) (KPH) 428 12.7 0.5
1st Gear Ratio 3.083 17.452 1st 0 35 30 0 56 47 520 15.88 0.63
2nd Gear Ratio 2.125 12.029 2nd 13 51 43 20 81 69 525 15.88 0.63
3rd Gear Ratio 1.666 9.431 3rd 16 65 55 26 104 88 530 15.88 0.63
4th Gear Ratio 1.333 7.546 4th 20 81 68 32 130 109 532 15.88 0.63
5th Gear Ratio 1.115 6.312 5th 24 97 82 39 155 131 630 19.05 0.75
Front Sprocket (Teeth) 14 3.429 Approx. 632 19.05 0.75
Rear Sprocket (Teeth) 48 Chain Number
Chain pitch 15.875 Length of links Chain pitch and countershaft to rear axle distance can be in mm or
Countershaft to axle dist. 630 1763.86 111.1 inches, the chain length will be returned in the same units.
Shortest possible 620 1744.05 109.9
Longest possible 640 1783.67 112.4 NB. Chains always have an even number of links, bear this in mind
Wheel Rim Size (Inches) 18 when looking at the 'Approx. Number of links' figures. If necessary,
Tire Width (MM) 120 adjust the 'Countershaft to rear axle dist.' figure until you're happy
with the number of links.
Tire Depth (%) 80
Engine Minimum RPM 2,000
Engine Maximum RPM 8,000 ⇐ Enter known values in the pink column. The yellow and blue values are calculated
Maximum Power RPM 6,750 from the pink ones.
This spreadsheet has been reformated slightly by 4Strokes.com (www.4strokes.com) on 1-11-05. Previous modifications by fil@blueyonder.co.uk on 7/01 and
orignal version (Sheet2) by p_kind@hotmail.com.
Motorcycle Gearing Worksheet
Values Total Ratio Minimum Maximum Speed at Max
(Enter) Speed Speed Power
Primary Drive Ratio 1.651 (KPH) (KPH) (KPH)
1st Gear Ratio 3.083 15.609 0 63 53
2nd Gear Ratio 2.125 10.759 23 91 77
3rd Gear Ratio 1.666 8.435 29 116 98
4th Gear Ratio 1.333 6.749 36 145 122
5th Gear Ratio 1.115 5.645 43 173 146
6th Gear Ratio 1.115 5.645 43 173 146
Front Sprocket (Teeth) 15 3.067
Rear Sprocket (Teeth) 46
Minimum Maximum Speed at Max
Wheel Rim Size (Inches) 18 Speed Speed Power
Tire Width (MM) 120 Gear (MPH) (MPH) (MPH)
Tire Depth (%) 80 1st Gear 0 39 33
Engine Minimum RPM 2,000 2nd Gear 14 57 48
Engine Maximum RPM 8,000 3rd Gear 18 73 61
Change Down RPM 4,000 4th Gear 23 91 76
Change Up RPM 7,000 5th Gear 27 108 91
Maximum Power RPM 6,750 6th Gear 27 108 91
(Enter ALL figures in the Pink column from the owners handbook. Example tyre size shown above is 190/50-17. [p_kind@hotmail.com 3/00])

Speed Range (Min to Max RPM) - KPH Speed Range (Min to Max RPM) - M
175 110
100
150
90
125 80
Row 4
70
100 Row 5
60
KPH

MPH

Row 6
75 50
Row 7
40
50 Row 8
30
Row 9
25 20
10
0 0
Column D Column E Column D
Engine RPM Engine RPM
Gearing Worksheet
Change Down Change Up Speed Range RPM Drop at % RPM Drop at
Speed Speed Change Up Change Up
(KPH) (KPH) (KPH) (RPM) (% RPM)
N/A 55 55 0 0.0
45 80 34 2175 31.1
58 102 44 1512 21.6
73 127 54 1399 20.0
87 152 65 1145 16.4
87 N/A 60 0 0.0

Change Down Change Up Speed Range RPM Drop at % RPM Drop at


Speed Speed Change Up Change Up
(MPH) (MPH) (MPH) (RPM) (% RPM)
N/A 34 34 0 0.0
28 50 21 2175 31.1
36 63 27 1512 21.6
45 79 34 1399 20.0
54 95 41 1145 16.4
54 N/A 37 0 0.0
0-17. [p_kind@hotmail.com 3/00])

Speed Range (Min to Max RPM) - MPH

Row 14
Row 15
Row 16
Row 17
Row 18
Row 19

lumn D Column E
Engine RPM