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So after just over 46,500km I decided to change the original chain and sprockets.
I found 3 positions on the chain that showed it was down to the last 1% of life left so it had to be done. I didn't want to risk a potentially dangerous chain break while riding. I've been monitoring for the last 10,000km and still can't get over how long it lasted.
After removal and cleanup the front sprocket showed the most wear.
I thought a bit more about it and wanted to know just how much work this poor little piece of steel had done.
The answer is 72,656,820 revolutions!
As you can see by the photo the teeth were worn severly with as much as 2mm worn away on the l/h side of every tooth.
 

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That is a lot of miles on the original chain. It's good to know it will last that long. BTW, I have seen much worse sprockets than that and wondered how the chain stayed on the bike. Thanks for the info!
 
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