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Originally Posted by davidad
Auto or bearing store for grease. I use Lubriplate EMB synthetic and it's overkill. Ace hardware for chainsaw bar oil and unscented mineral spirits mixed 4 to 1 for chain lube. .
Just for fun I Googled "site:www.bikeforums.net
chainsaw bar oil" and got a million hits. I think my son as some bar oil and Ineed some UMS anyway, and I'll just fill my Prolink bottle with the stuff. I lube and wipe cleam my chain off every ride or thereabouts so that just does double duty.
Originally Posted by raqball
I do use an aerosol lube on the derailleurs. Use the straw tube to get into the tiny spaces.
+1 for the foamy stuff to flush the gunk out of the RD springie-lever thing, but I try to stay away from the knuckle that should have grease in it.
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