ATV Sprocket Hubs
How Competent Are Your Gears?
Racing can be brutal on parts. The mud, grit and grime thrown up from the track, the stress of hard braking and quick acceleration, and miles racked up from riding and racing all takes its toll. Typical seasonal maintenance usually includes changing out front and rear sprockets and chain set. This is the ideal time to check the status and integrity of the sprocket hubs, all available from RacingPowerSports.
On a regular schedule, sprocket and chain sets should be changed out together. During racing, the sprockets usually fare better than the chains, and stand alone chain replacement is no big deal. But sometimes just putting on a new chain isn’t going to solve the issue. The problem goes deeper than just a worn or broken chain. If you keep throwing your chain or notice premature wear on the sprockets, take a closer look at the hubs.
Sprocket Hubs by Durable Brands like RPM and LoneStar Racing
Stock hubs are generally built with the casual offroad rider or mudder in mind. The added torque and shock from racing can create spider cracks in a stock hub that leads to failure. Or, hard hits and the jolt from a quick start can shear the hub in two, leaving you stranded on the track. Switching to billet machined or specific alloy hubs can not only keep it in one piece, but give greater weight savings than standard hubs.
Professional racers keep their machines on a strict maintenance schedule to ensure there is no breakage at a critical time on the track. Weekend racers and casual riders can learn a lesson from this diligence paid to replacing and checking parts. Make RacingPowerSports you source for all your atv riding needs.