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Old 05-19-05, 01:15 PM   #26
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UMMMMM great on pancakes cooked in the country
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Old 05-19-05, 01:26 PM   #27
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Am I just sick, . . .
Naw, some of that stuff smells good to me too!

What I really like is the polish I use on my bik, "BikeLust"; man, I lust after BikeLust!


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Also, I've recently switched over to marine grease to lube my hubs and bearings and if you ask me that stuff smells like a dog's ass ... er, uhm, I imagine that it smells like a dog's ass 'cause I really don't know. No, really! I'm serious!
Does a dog's ass smell like a dog's fart? If it does then I know what a dog's ass smells like, an' it's reeeely rank!
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Old 05-01-13, 04:02 AM   #28
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i was just thinking the exact same thing as i opened the box where i'd packed my bike when returning from a cycling trip
it's intoxicating isn't it?
it must be all the memories associated with all the sweet time spent on my bike
and taking care of it to make sure our happy relationship continues
it still amazes me that i've never had any issues with it the last 2 cycling tours i went to (in sri lanka)
through thin and thick, good roads and non existent ones, aggressive drivers and courteous ones, rain or shine
my name is teobesta and i love the smell of grease
so happy to have found this post where others feel the same way!
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Old 05-01-13, 12:43 PM   #29
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Old 05-01-13, 01:29 PM   #30
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Am I just sick, or does lube and grease smell... almost like flowers? It smells sweet and beautiful. I find myself sinffing the tri-flow bottle, then the bearing grease tub.
Do the manufacturers put some kind of flowery scent in this stuff?
It is likely that scent is added.
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Old 05-01-13, 05:48 PM   #31
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When I read the title of this thread, I thought that the OP was watching "apocalypse now" too much and the lube was the smell of victory.

Now I have to go to my shop and smell all the lubes.


....Ok checked out my lubes, now I' m getting a headache or a buzz. but a couple were kinda sweet, Phil wood tenacious oil didn't have a distinctive scent.

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Old 05-01-13, 06:18 PM   #32
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I really like the smell of gasoline..bike lube, not so much.
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I think you're using the wrong bottle of lube on your bike chain. Might want to return that bottle back to your nightstand drawer.
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Old 05-01-13, 07:21 PM   #34
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I must admit (since this thread has been resurrected) that I really like the smell of mineral spirits. I never mind when it's time to clean a chain, and I may be guilty of cleaning one or two before it was absolutely necessary.
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Old 05-02-13, 06:17 AM   #35
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Straights don't need lube.
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am I the only one realizing this thread is 8 years old?
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Old 05-02-13, 10:16 PM   #37
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my bad
i did notice but i was so happy to have found the post i couldn't help but comment
i didn't think anyone would continue the discussion though (-:
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These lubes have several scents from vanilla to green apple

http://www.gnarlube.com/store/pc/Lubes-c3.htm
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These lubes have several scents from vanilla to green apple

http://www.gnarlube.com/store/pc/Lubes-c3.htm
$40 for a 16 oz bottle of lube, this stuff must be good!
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