Chain Lubricant

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by S-Westerly » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:08 am

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Most importantly, you must use a cotton bud on the teeth of the cogs to apply fresh unicorn tears every new moon.
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:19 am

S-Westerly wrote: ↑
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:08 am
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Most importantly, you must use a cotton bud on the teeth of the cogs to apply fresh unicorn tears every new moon.
Ha. Any fool know's it's the FULL moon not the new moon. Honestly the youth of today.
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by 125cc » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:45 pm

Cheers everyone. Looks like I just need to stop being lazy and do the chain more often! Simple as that really.

Thanks anyway for all the info. Much bedtime reading. Never thought of trying gear oil but there again it looks like I just need to clean/lube up more often... arf arf.

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by MikeHorton » Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:56 pm

Yes it's one bit of the bike you need to keep in top of. Check the slack, clean and lubricate. Paraffin can be a cheap cleaner to keep ur costs down

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by skyrider » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:46 pm

125cc wrote: ↑
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:45 pm
Cheers everyone. Looks like I just need to stop being lazy and do the chain more often! Simple as that really.

Thanks anyway for all the info. Much bedtime reading. Never thought of trying gear oil but there again it looks like I just need to clean/lube up more often... arf arf.

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as its a 125 does the chain have a split link :?:
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by learningtofly » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:13 am

My vote goes to gear oil. Cheap, easy to apply and very effective.

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by fastbob » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:58 am

I had a chain . 😁😁😁
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by 125cc » Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:15 am

skyrider wrote: ↑
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:46 pm
125cc wrote: ↑
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:45 pm
Cheers everyone. Looks like I just need to stop being lazy and do the chain more often! Simple as that really.

Thanks anyway for all the info. Much bedtime reading. Never thought of trying gear oil but there again it looks like I just need to clean/lube up more often... arf arf.

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as its a 125 does the chain have a split link :?:
Yep. Quite a handy reference for keeping track of how much of the chain you've done...

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by skyrider » Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:08 pm

right so have you ever thought of using link life (you warm your chain up in oily grease)
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by Grumpy Old Git » Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:21 pm

Nothing (belt drive) :lol:
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by fastbob » Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:33 pm

Grumpy Old Git wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:21 pm
Nothing (belt drive) :lol:
Yep !

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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by Gerontious » Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:41 pm

fastbob wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:33 pm
Grumpy Old Git wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:21 pm
Nothing (belt drive) :lol:
Yep !
Did you sell the ER5?
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Re: Chain Lubricant

Post by fastbob » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:36 pm

Gerontious wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:41 pm
fastbob wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:33 pm
Grumpy Old Git wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:21 pm
Nothing (belt drive) :lol:
Yep !
Did you sell the ER5?
No but I haven't ridden it for a bit . I probably will sell it in the next month or so .

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