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All 1000RR sprockets to at least '07 are the same as RC51/929/954.
 

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Did they change the oem sprocket size on the 08 and 09 1000s becasue my bros is 42 teeth on the back instead of 43?
Wouldn't surprise me.
42 is standard outside the US on the 929/954 as well.
 

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I didnt know that yea becasue the stock gearing over here on the 954s are 16/43 thats strange..learn something new everyday..lol So what would be better then 16/42 or the 16/43??
Depends what you want and what you're comfortable with.
I run 15/47 on the 929.
 

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well i want the accelation and the top end...so i just stick with 16/43
The bike is a little over-geared so you should be able to go up a tooth or two on the rear without losing any topend speed.
 

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ok going up one or two in the back would that give me better acceleration??
Only from a standstill.
Once you're moving you'll get the best acceleration by being in the correct gear for your road speed - basically not below 4000rpm.
You would need a longer chain to go up on the rear.
 

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yea i heard if you drop one in the front you feel a big differance in accel..but lose some off of top speed like 20 mph or something like that
Probably but I can't see why top speed matters at all.
 

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yea i heard if you drop one in the front you feel a big differance in accel..but lose some off of top speed like 20 mph or something like that
Yes, you do _feel_ a nice difference but it isn't measureably faster.
 
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