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    Which gear and chain lube?

    Any recommedations? Ideally one that I can use for summer and winter riding and that's easy to apply ?

    TIA

    Johno

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    There are plenty of threads on this already if you search

    I did a quick search and in the last year there has been 741 threads
    Quote Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
    i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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    This thread will be three argumentative pages by tomorrow!

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    I use White Lightning. I don't know if it's the best, but i've been using it for a decade and it doesn't stain and smear, unlike oil-type lubes. You do have to remember to apply it the night before a ride though, or you'll be squeaking along like an idiot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giskard View Post
    Any recommedations? Ideally one that I can use for summer and winter riding and that's easy to apply ?

    TIA

    Johno
    I recommend using the search function.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HillRider View Post
    This thread will be three argumentative pages by tomorrow!
    No it won't be, you're wrong.
    Il faut de l'audace, encore de l'audace, toujours de l'audace

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    Quote Originally Posted by San Rensho View Post
    No it won't be, you're wrong.
    Are you arguing with me?

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    Best lube I have found is Kentucky (KY) Jelly.

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