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Old 07-06-06, 02:52 PM
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San Rensho 
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What I do. After every ride, I take a paper towel, wrap it around the chain, and back pedal, fold the towel and repeat until the towel is too small to hold around the chain. Elapsed time, 30 seconds. About every 5-10 times I ride, I very sparingly oil the chain before a ride.

Thats all you need, I rarely if ever take the chain off and soak it in solvent. I do measure the chain for stretch regularly and replace well before the wear limit.
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