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    post ride maint....

    What is recomended maint post getting after it in wet muddy conditions?....
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    Er, wha?
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    more beer.

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    Blizunt.

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    Garden hose.

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    Hose it down with seawater and then dust it thoroughly with salt.
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    LOL... I figured this would tender some funny responses
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    My hose is put away for the winter, so basically my hands get very dirty when I have to work on something.

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    I simply hose it off, then store it in a vacuum chamber, submerged in a tankful of warm WD40.

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    I keep my bike in a van.
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    I keep my bike in a van.
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    Id imagine you'd need to wipe everything down, clean the mud and grit off the rims, hubs, chain, and Derial's. Then go through and re-lube everything, then wipe of excess lube on chain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbiker66 View Post
    Down by the river?
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    Well just do what I said, since no one else wants to help, atleast its a start lol

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    mud makes a bike look great in my opinion.
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    LOL mud on the frame, not the chain, cogs and pivot points and bearings lol.

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    well, that's what I meant. Mud that doesn't affect function.

    fork
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    I just hose mine off... If I get real anal about cleaning it, it seems I always end up with dirt somewhere it shouldn't be... then have to teardown the headset or hub or something... only thing i really clean is I degrease the chain and relube.

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    buy a new bike, it's easier than cleaning the stupid things.

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    ^^ Lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeto View Post
    ^^ Lol!
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    It was clean when it was new, wasn't that enough?
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    yea thats what my LBS said, he said, It'll never look this good again, so dont expect it to.

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    Clean the chain well. Don't just wipe it down. Either put it through a chain cleaner or take it off and clean it in a bottle. The sand particles in the mud is what will wear your chain out.

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    In Your area with the snow melt and slush, and all the salt on the roads (if you ride city streets at all ) definately get the hose out. Maybe relube the chain when dry.

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