Chain Lube


gussi

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Hey all,

Currently using this
MOTUL ROAD CHAIN LUBE - 400ML for the MT and can’t say I’m thrilled with it. Just doesn’t seem to have any staying power. Saw an old thread that WD40 Chain Wax might be the biz, but can’t find that product online? Only Wet or Dry Bike Lubes...Any suggestions? Cheers
 

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I use Bel-Ray chain lube, it sticks like crazy which means you need to be careful where you spray it because cleaning it off is a bitch.

I made a cardboard protector that goes between the chain and the wheel to keep it clean while I spray.
 

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I use Bel-Ray chain lube, it sticks like crazy which means you need to be careful where you spray it because cleaning it off is a bitch.

I made a cardboard protector that goes between the chain and the wheel to keep it clean while I spray.
Cheers man. Did look at Bel-Ray and also the DuPont Wax stuff, but it seems like hen’s teeth to get and none in Aus. I’ve ordered some Maxima Wax spray, which seems to get a fair wrap.
 

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I've been using Wurth Synthetic Dry Lube for many years on several bikes. Generally gets a good rating in magazine tests. No fling at all, and I get good chain life.

The only times I've moved away from that are in the depths of winter if there's a lot of salty water around, when I've found Renthal chain lube excellent at keeping corrosion at bay. It's a very sticky stringy thick oil (a bit like STP oil additive - remember that?), and comes in a squeezy bottle so you get no aerosol overspray. It can be hard to find - I generally get it from online bicycle dealers.
 

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I have used gear oil applied with a toothbrush for years. It does fling off and needs to be reapplied every couple of hundred miles, but I changed my original chain and sprockets on my MT09 at 29500 miles. Sprockets weren't that bad, chain had a couple of tight spots, but hadn't stretched much
 


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