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Old 5 Jul 2009
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Question Transalp, Front sprocket problem

Hi there

I'm getting ready for a trip around Scandinavia and Northern Europe and I checked up on some things on my 95 TA. For a while, there has been a new sound/noise on my bike when I let go of the throttle and the engine is "braking" the bike.
I have attached some photos of what it looks like.

The ring I'm holding in my hand has been worn out so much that I can just pull the front sprocket way out of place.
Does anyone know what has caused this and where I can find a new part to fix it?

Ryan the Dane


BTW a little happy story - I have been away from my bike in 5 months and when I got home, i just fired her up and took us for a spin. No work needed.
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Hi Ryan, that piece holds your front sproket in place, because it's worn, the transmission shaft is sliding inside it making a hissing noise. You need to change front and back sprockets, to new, don't forget the new chain too.
Enjoy your trip, I wanted to head up to Scandi too this summer. Where you heading?

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