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    Hey All,

    I live in NYC and ride a singlespeed. What type of regular bike maintenance do you recommend, especially after a ride through an awful rainstorm?

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    Tear apart, clean, grease, reassemble, adjust...everything.
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    dude...you can't "no ****" something THAT ****. That's like saying "sometimes I just like to make out with dudes...no ****"

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    Well if we're talking about riding in the rain, always remember to remove your seatpost and flip and then let your your frame sit upside down for the night for the water to drain out to prevent corrosion inside.... after you wiped everything down dry....

    Forgot to mention to also helps to relube your chain afterwards...
    Last edited by Leukybear; 08-20-10 at 04:04 PM.

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    Hi,

    I live in Vancouver and I like kitties. it rains a lot here and I have a loose ball bottom bracket.

    I'm drinking tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Hi,

    loose ball bottom bracket.

    I'm drinking tea.
    bye

    noob, get a cartridge BB

    drink more Monster
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    it rains a lot here and I have a loose ball bottom bracket.
    I would R.I.P you, but... yeah.

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    I'd let it dry.

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    Just leave it outside.
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    "I made love to your mother dozens of times last week, and she doesnt know what a worn chain ring looks like"

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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    Just leave it outside.
    I keep mine in my pool.

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    Scrub your frame down with steel wool and paint thinner. Works great.

    Seriously though; chain maintenance. Clean that sucker and keep it in good shape. Google is your friend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Hi,

    I live in Vancouver and I like kitties. it rains a lot here and I have a loose ball bottom bracket.

    I'm drinking tea.
    Loose leaf or bag?

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    Sometimes loose leaf but mostly bag.

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