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    chain maintenance

    how often are you supposed to lube your chain?
    and how often are you supposed to clean it?
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    No lugs? No hugs. Exit.'s Avatar
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    Lube it when it's squeaky, clean it when it's dirty.
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    there's a thousand threads in the mechanics area about this

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    just give it some teflon lube every month or so.
    Last edited by FuzzyRyder; 03-09-09 at 05:29 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ascend View Post
    there's a thousand threads in the mechanics area about this
    i searched the bmx section and couldn't find anything. i guess i thought that bmx bikes would have different maintenance requirements compared to road bikes or mountain bikes.
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    Just put a new chain on every month and you will have nothing to worry about

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    Quote Originally Posted by MY26INCHCRUISER View Post
    Just put a new chain on every month and you will have nothing to worry about
    I hope this is a joke.

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    Ditto^ I ran the same basic 1/8" chain for 3 years before finnaly switching to my new 710sl.
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    I love my 710SL chain. This is my second one. The other on was on my old bike and I don't remember what happened to it. Never had problems with it though.

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    It sure was

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