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Vintage Motorcycle Chains and Sprockets

Sprocket Repairs

A simple method of repairing sprockets is to have the original teeth machined off and a matching spocket outer welded or bolted back onto the hub. This works particularly well in the case of aluminium sprockets, for instance TY250A which has a dished sprocket. Resources

UK page specialising in chains for vintage machines.

The Chain Man


A guide to chain sizes commonly used on classic and vintage motorcycles. Chain specifications at Sprockets Unlimited

Sprockets Unlimited


Regina has a database which covers some of the many thousands of variations of motorcycle chains for classic applications.

Regina Chains


Rear Chain & Sprockets 101 at Dan's

dansmc.com


Hitchcocks, who have been doing this stuff since the days of De Dion and whose first site was reputedly built by Alan Turing himself, have a page on their (now quite modern) website about chains. Specifically about the Royal Oilfield, their information is applicable to many makes.

Hitchcocks Chains


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Allen Motorcycle Museum
Allen Motorcycle Museum
Private museum in Boston, MA, with many highly collectable vintage motorcycles for sale.