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Old 04-01-17, 09:51 AM
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Wow the best chain lube.....

April Fool!
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Old 04-01-17, 11:02 AM
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...brutal....

Especially since we all know it's T9.

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Originally Posted by dmanthree View Post
...brutal....

Especially since we all know it's T9.

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Incorrect, it is Chimay Bleu Label
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Old 04-01-17, 12:28 PM
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Olive oil here
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Old 04-01-17, 12:54 PM
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"Thick Oil" --- NBinNY ;o)

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Old 04-01-17, 01:21 PM
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Who wants oil with their.......?
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
Incorrect, it is Chimay Bleu Label
Now, now, we're talking about lubing the chain, not the rider.

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Who wants oil with their.......?
No. Butter. Real butter. And tons of salt.
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Why, oh why did I click on this thread?
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Lube schmoob. I just ride through puddles that have an oil slick. Clean and lube at once.
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Eh.., feh...I use Zoom Spout. It's made for electric motors, but I just close my eyes while I'm applying it and imagine that it's chain lube.
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I use my wife's Essential Oils. She doesnt know it yet.
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Goose Poo. Why bother with something that's only *as* slick, when the real stuff is as close as the pond at the park.
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The best combination chain lube and degreaser is Long Chain Fatty Acids. An interesting formula comprised of lanolin and acetic acid. It may eat away at your chain, but by then, it would probably be stretched and you'd have to replace it, anyway. From your friends at Long Chain.

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Who rubbed linseed oil onto the school cormorant?
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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
Goose Poo. Why bother with something that's only *as* slick, when the real stuff is as close as the pond at the park.
Back in my handgun shooting days, 30 years ago, there was a lubricant called STOS. In fact, I think it's still around. Anyway, the acronym was supposedly "Slicker than Owl S..."
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Back in my handgun shooting days, 30 years ago, there was a lubricant called STOS. In fact, I think it's still around. Anyway, the acronym was supposedly "Slicker than Owl S..."
Heh! I remember seeing STOS in gun shops years ago but never read the label or anything about it.
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A lot of excellent advice in this thread, for sure. But I'm wondering why nobody has mentioned olive oil? I've been hearing and reading all kinds of reports on the benefits of olive oil, so I'm wondering if it will help my chain, as well?
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A lot of excellent advice in this thread, for sure. But I'm wondering why nobody has mentioned olive oil? I've been hearing and reading all kinds of reports on the benefits of olive oil, so I'm wondering if it will help my chain, as well?
It works best if you clean the chain with tomato sauce first.
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It works best if you clean the chain with tomato sauce first.
Good point, since the oxalic acid in the sauce will dissolve the gunk on the chain. And smell good, too.

The trouble is, well, I was in an Eataly in Boston, and the number of choices for olive oil is bewildering. It would help if I could narrow it down to a single region of Italy first.
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wait....it's not WD40? heheh.
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL View Post
I use my wife's Essential Oils. She doesnt know it yet.
I guess you win the prize for wasting the most money to lube your chain.
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