Vortex Racing Yamaha R1/R6/GSXR1000/FZ1/FZ6 530 Rear Sprockets

Vortex Racing Yamaha R1/R6/GSXR1000/FZ1/FZ6 530 Rear Sprockets

Vortex Racing Yamaha R1/R6/GSXR1000/FZ1/FZ6 530 Rear Sprockets

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Part NumberV01 438-42 Aluminum
Vortex Racing Yamaha R1 98-14 Rear Sprockets in 530 chain pitch. This sprocket also fits the following: Yamaha R6 03-16, Yamaha R6S 06-10, Yamaha R1 98-14, Yamaha FZ6 04-09, Yamaha FZ1 01-15, and Suzuki GSX-R 09-15.

A Vortex sprocket is a lightweight high-performance alternative to the steel stock sprocket. Use Vortex sprockets to considerably reduce mass and to change your gearing. Available in CAT5 Anodized Colors (with silver "sweeps") or Bare Aluminum, mud grooves and teeth.

Vortex Racing Yamaha R1 Rear Sprocket Stock Sizing Comparison Chart:

  • Yamaha R1 98-03: 43 / 16
  • Yamaha R1 04-08: 45 / 17
  • Yamaha R1 09-14 : 47 / 17

Vortex Racing Yamaha R1 Sprockets are Made with highest quality aluminum

  • 7075 T6 aluminum is the best grade material for light weight and durability
  • The weight you save on drive components is multiplied as rotating mass
  • Less rotating weight improves acceleration

Vortex Sprockets are CNC Machined to tightest tolerances

  • Our unique manufacturing process creates a perfectly concentric sprocket every time
  • This frees horsepower and extends the life of both chain and sprocket
  • Perfected tooth design has less drag and reduces friction for better acceleration and deceleration

Attractive, Smart Design

  • Vortex patented design offers a unique look
  • Standard sprockets have a bright, polished look; clear anodizing helps prevent corrosion
  • Mud grooves and coatings help keep components clean
  • All Vortex Sprockets for Yamaha R1 available in single tooth increments

NOTE:CAT5 sprockets are custom made and not eligible for return. If you are uncertain whether this is the correct sprocket for your application 98-14 Yamaha YZF-R1 530 chain pitch), please contact us, and a sales associate will double check your order selection to make sure you've selected the correct item. Thank you for your business.

Changing Gearing

  • Adjusting the tooth count in front and rear sprocket changes the way the bike performs.
  • A size increase in the rear sprocket and/or a decrease in the front sprocket will favor torque for increased acceleration.
  • A size decrease in the rear sprocket and/or an increase in the front sprocket will favor top end speed.

Gearing is a key variable in racing. Each rider, bike, and track will demand a different set-up. Though we cannot tell you which will work best for you, the most popular combination for a typical track-day would be a +2 Rear / -1 Front for increased acceleration without limiting too much top end speed.

Weight Reduction Changing the sprocket to the Vortex aluminum rear sprocket and lightened front sprocket will eliminate considerable mass. This can be further reduced by converting chain and sprockets to a 520 size.

  • In a side-by-side comparison of a typical front and rear sprocket, we found these results:
  • Front Sprocket Weight Savings: .11lb
  • Rear Sprocket Weight Savings: .525lb
  • Total Sprocket Weight Savings: .635lb
  • Estimated Rotating Mass Savings: 2.54lb
  • 520 Conversion Sprocket/Chain savings: 2.145lb
  • Estimated Rotating Mass Savings: 8.58lb


  • YAMAHA R1 1998
  • YAMAHA R1 1999
  • YAMAHA R1 2000
  • YAMAHA R1 2001
  • YAMAHA R1 2002
  • YAMAHA R1 2003
  • YAMAHA R1 2004
  • YAMAHA R1 2005
  • YAMAHA R1 2006
  • YAMAHA R1 2007
  • YAMAHA R1 2008
  • YAMAHA R1 2009
  • YAMAHA R1 2010
  • YAMAHA R1 2011
  • YAMAHA R1 2012
  • YAMAHA R1 2013
  • YAMAHA R1 2014

  • YAMAHA R6 03-16
  • YAMAHA R6S 06-10
  • YAMAHA FZ6 04-09
  • YAMAHA FZ1 01-15
  • SUZUKI GSX-R 1000 09-16

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