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  1. Air Cooled Cruisers - America, Speedmaster
    I’m reading the America -09 owner’s manual for the chain adjustment. It says (freely translating from finnish)... ”loosen the rear axle nut.... open the chain adjust lock nuts on right and left sides”. The corresponding image is clearly wrong as it names the rear axle nut as the ”adjustment...
  2. Tiger 900 Mods & Workshop
    I would like to be able to adjust the chain while on the road. E.g. during a multi-day trip. Tiger 900 axel nut is 27mm and I have a deep socket that fits just fine. But this socket is heavy and requires a heavy ratchet. So I was thinking about purchasing something smaller and lighter, like...
  3. Water Cooled Twins Technical Talk
    Hello Riders, After a long ride to PA, I realized the chain of my 2017 T100 had an excessive amount of slack (over the 30 mm recommendation). I tried to adjust it but I reached the maximum position on the rear wheel. Now, the issue is that I only have 11,000 miles on that chain which seems...
  4. Maintenance & Workshop Talk
    With all of the modern technology 202 has to offer, I ran across this video which suggests that good old fashioned gear oil is the smart choice for chain lubing our expensive X-rings. Does anyone have any thoughts or experiences? The manual simply says: "Chain spray suitable for XW-ring...
  5. The Welcome Center
    Hello. Would appreciate help here. I have a 2017 ST that has a very loose chain. The tensioner cannot be adjusted any further as it is fully extended. I do not see a master link. What is the best fix? ~10,000 miles on the bike Chain condition is good. Thank you for your advice...
  6. Tiger 800 - 800XC Mods & Workshop
    Okay, so first up I better say I feel a right plonker, so lets get that over with! I fitted a new chain and sprockets to my 2011 Tiger 800 Road version. I bought a DID X-Link chain model 525VX - 122ZB. Everything went well until I went to tension the chain and notice that there was a LOT of...
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