that is just the factory grease that wasn't cleaned up when the cranks were installed.
Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
Note to self: Buy twister.
Alien life form?
Lead, follow or get out of the way
assembly grease, not from the bearings