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Old 12-11-03, 08:10 PM
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well now that winter is here

any one know of some lubes and protectants for the chain cranks bearings ect..
 
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Old 12-12-03, 01:37 AM
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nah i just let mine rust to hell...
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Old 12-12-03, 04:10 AM
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I'm still getting used to the fact that I won't really have any snow here.


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Old 12-12-03, 02:37 PM
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call meweird but I recomend grease and oil.
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Basically, you have you wet waxes and you have your dry waxes, it really depends if it is a warm dry, warm wet, cold dry or cold wet.

In your case I'm going to reccomend Pedro's Ice Wax.
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thanks but i need to now of some good homemad winter tires for my bike i dont have that much money to spend and need winter tires so lets here your creations!!!![B][I]
 
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umm....id look for something that doesnt absorb water if i were you...i think that automotive grease you get in those buckets does the job....your also looking for something that wont attract dirt....so...meh...
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thanks but i need to now of some good homemad winter tires for my bike i dont have that much money to spend and need winter tires so lets here your creations!!!![B][I]
Here you go! http://www.hovermn.com/studdedtires/studdedtires.html
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umm....id look for something that doesnt absorb water if i were you...i think that automotive grease you get in those buckets does the job....your also looking for something that wont attract dirt....so...meh...
Do not use automotive grease, you are only going to seize up the chain, deraillieur, hubs, and bb.
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Get some Pedro chain lube or TriFlow teflon spray. Those work really well and arent too expensive.
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thanx everyone have a merrychristmas and a happy new year
 
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not automotive grease?...you must of used some crappy grease to say that about it......shame on you
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well thanks for the advice but i would like some ideas for winter tires
 
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well thanks for the advice but i would like some ideas for winter tires
do a search on it. there've been some posts on here in the past about making some.
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Old 12-18-03, 02:24 PM
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well thanks for the advice but i would like some ideas for winter tires
Wide tires with big lugs (Like the Conti Survivor 2.3) at really low pressure (under 20#) works great for the snow. The only time you would need studs is on ice, otherwise they do nothing.
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