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Old 06-21-09, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by gerv View Post
I've just tried this on my commuter. Drizzled a film of mixture (same proportion as yours...) and tried to hit the chain rollers.

I've only had it on one week, but it included a couple of rainy day rides. Seemed OK. No chain creak yet and no big mess of that mixture of oil and mud.
Amen.... that sticky black muck no matter how much i wipe down after conventional stuff. So far, this thin stuff seems to leave a small film, and not collecting as much.

thanks for your routine, Al.... with the cheap stuff so abundant, squirting it on frequently seems to help flush a little better.



On a side note, if you flex your chain side to side, do you get some gritty noises/feeling coming out of the rollers/pins? I assume this is from the grit and gunk getting in there... Im hoping switching over is going to help flush everything better as well as prevent build-up
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