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    noobster101 mgomez41's Avatar
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    Bike maintenace and Cleanliness

    So as i posted the other day i got a new bike a specialized hardrock disc and i wanted to know what i need to maintain it

    what are places tha need to be lubed up and what kind of lube do i need

    what do i use to clean the bike anything special and what do i use to clean my disc brakes

    oh yeah and what are some good maintenance books so i can learn how to fix my bike sometimes
    manny gomez

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    Senior Member valbowski1980's Avatar
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    I use Perdo's to lube the chain and other moving bits. For cleaning (chain only) I use WD-40 and an old sock. I don't clean my disks but I imagine that mild detergent should work well.

    I also just bought The Bicycle Repair Book by Rob Van Der Plas. Very detailed and well written.
    Last edited by valbowski1980; 05-15-05 at 03:06 PM.

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