Old 05-02-18, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
*You* might need to dry your chain, I avoid it by not using water to clean chains in the first place. WD-40 is just solvents and light oil -- if it doesn't completely evaporate from a chain after cleaning, it'll just mix with any wet lube you apply and the sky won't fall. (Fun fact: most commercially-available chain lubes are just oil and solvent mixed together to help them flow into the chain easier.)
Whatever floats your boat. I'm just trying to dispel the notion that some people have that if you give your chain a shot of WD-40 your'e good to go. A properly maintained bike doesn't need solvents anywhere near it.
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