Bicycle Mechanics - What kind of grease for hubs?
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12-16-07, 08:22 AM
What kind of grease is good for hubs? I got some auto grease. Is that good?
what are you, some kinda troublemaker? Coming in here and trying to start a fight?
12-16-07, 10:26 AM
I use lithium grease for hubs.
J T CUNNINGHAM
12-16-07, 10:38 AM
'Gentlemen - you can't fight in here, this is the War Room!'
12-16-07, 11:58 AM
Any general purpose auto/bike grease is fine for hubs. If you use a heavy/thick grease like marine grease, don't put a ton into the drive side bearings (if you have a Shimano freehub) since the grease can work up into the freewheel mechanism and cause it to hang.
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