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In a similar thread where the poster asked what mods should be made to the cycle, kitabel wrote -



My Velo 562 weighs lass than 250#, why exactly would a smaller trans sprocket be needed???
With the chair and passenger on my 883 Evo, I have to drag the clutch more than I like to get rolling in first - hence the smaller front sprocket. Your sidecar may weigh 250 lbs., but add a passenger to the mix and things get heavy.
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