I have a razor mx500 dirt rocket bike and I let my friend ride it and the chain came off he thinks a stick hit the chain but if not then why did it come off
- Let me first tell you that I am 72 years old. I currently own an 1100 cruiser and a KLR 650. Yesterday we rode a total of 360 KM of mountain gravel and paved highway, from sea level to 3500 ft mountains and snow.
- I've owned motorcycles since I was 13 years old.
- I've told you all of this so that you know that my response to your question comes from experience, and a lot of it.
- Motorcycles, especially dirt bikes, are intended to be ridden in technical (translate that as less than pristine) environments. Sticks, mud, rock, hills, water crossings, you name it, All are part of the enjoyment of having these machines.
- Motorcycles are machines. They have a bunch of moving parts that eventually are subject to wear and breakage.
- That means that they require REGULAR maintenance, and that means a LOT more than your mom's daily driver car.
- If your chain and sprockets are in poor condition or if the chain was slack, it could easily have come off without a stick being involved.
- BOTTOM LINE:
- If you are concerned that someone else might damage your ride, NEVER let anyone else use it.
- If you let other people use your ride, be prepared to HAPPILY learn how to repair any damage, with or without their physical or financial help.
IT'S YOUR TOY, AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Razor MX500 Dirt...
on Mar 31, 2016