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Old 05-06-15, 05:22 PM
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Super Lube Synthetic Grease Good Stuff?

Is Super Lube Synthetic grease good stuff to use on bicycles? My new neighbor, who is a mechanical engineer, just told me it is the best grease he's ever come across for use on his bicycles.

Anybody using this grease that can vouch for its reliability?
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Yes, it joins the diverse company of good greases you can use on a bike.
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Bike service is not very demanding of grease, any good quality grease should be fine. Any synthetic grease should be more than adequate.
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I picked up the SuperLube habit from my grandfather, who was using it as far back as I can remember. I've used a great many greases, and of the lightweight variety, SuperLube is very, very good. And one tube will last ya-- I think mine is well over a decade old already.
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Another +10 for SuperLube. I use it for my hubs and pedals, wipe a light coat onto new cables before installing and mix it 50:50 with anti-seize paste for threaded installations including spoke ends during wheel builds. I also use a small brush to wipe some around the inside of rim eyelets to reduce friction when assembling a wheel. It seems very water resistant, lasts a very long time, doesn't stiffen in cold weather, and inhibits corrosion like a champ. Good stuff.
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The only criticism I've ever heard about it was from a member here, posted on the C&V forum, that it tends to seperate in the tube after a while. And in fact, I've noticed that in my ten year old tubes. Many greases will do that to some extant.

I use Super Lube in my fly reels. But not in my bikes. But I probably would if I ran out of my other stuff. Which won't happen in my lifetime.
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Park bike grease does all I need a grease to do for bicycles. Its what ALL of my bearings get when I re-pack them.

I have a 1lb tub of it, so I'm set for a while. I've probably used 1/10th of it, IF that, and I've had it for 8+ years now...
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Anybody using this grease that can vouch for its reliability?
No, You go First.. your question.. Ideally Overhaul the bike, every year..
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