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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 07-17-08, 10:43 PM   #1
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Cleaning cog

Could anyone recommend a good way of cleaning a cog that has some old dried up gook on it?
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Old 07-17-08, 10:44 PM   #2
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Dude, gook is not the preferred nomenclature.
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Old 07-17-08, 10:44 PM   #3
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degreaser like el duke
http://web.mac.com/eldukedegreaser/E...ser_/Home.html
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I use diesel if it's really bad.
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Old 07-17-08, 11:09 PM   #5
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I chuckled.
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Simple Green... soak... wipe off "gunk" or scrub with toothbrush if necessary, then rinse, then dry, then lube...

And by "gunk", I mean "gook".
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Try WD40. It was originally designed as a cleaner. I've used it on race motorcycle sprockets many times. It works really well.
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shouldn't it be laisis?
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hahaha sorry for the typo. Thanks for the advice guys.
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