I found some differing equations on the internet than what I thought on how to arrive at the rear wheel torque value for Motorcycles, so I thought I had better ask here to make sure.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

One site said Rear Wheel Torque = Chain Tension X Tooth Count Ratio (front & rear sprockets)

I was under the impression that the formula was:

Rear Wheel Torque = Chain Tension X (Rear Sprocket Pitch Radius/Front Sprocket Pitch Radius)

At first I thought both would work out the same but after measuring some things & doing the numbers there is quite a difference in the final outcome.

Not sure now what to think?

Any help would be appreciated!

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# Rear Wheel Torque Equations

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