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Old 06-20-19, 11:15 AM
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Fatties in the Sand?

For those of you who ride their fat bikes on the beach, is sand in the gear train an issue? I may get a fat bike for beach use and I'm curious if that's an issue.
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Old 06-20-19, 06:43 PM
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Use dry lube not wet. Rinse it when you're done. No problem.
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Old 06-20-19, 10:41 PM
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What he said
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Old 07-24-19, 08:52 AM
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What he said
^^^Exactly
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Sand wreaks havoc on chains, derailleurs and brake pads. Clean often.
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can't avoid all of it, but do you have fender? front and rear
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Originally Posted by qclabrat View Post
can't avoid all of it, but do you have fender? front and rear
Greetings, salt, and sand are bike component killers!! I’ve worked on many people’s bikes that were rusted beyond repair, after a beach vacation. Rinsing the bike with water, and using dry chain lube after each beach day, may prevent most beach damage to your bike.
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