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Old October 4th 03, 12:15 AM
David Trudgett
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Default cleaning fun...(not)

Suzy Jackson wrote:

"Tim Jones" wrote in message
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Other than expensive bike store lubricant, what do people use for oiling
their chain?

Motorcycle chain oil?

This is IMHO by far the best stuff to use. It foams when it comes out of
the can, to penetrate in under the rollers, and is a decent weight, so it
stays there. I use motorcycle chain oil on all my bikes (racing and

Failing that, ordinary motor oil is good too.

Just don't use wax or white lightning, as its build up is _really_ hard to

I use Singer light machine oil on mine, and it seems to work OK, but
I've never used anything else. so I can't compare it with anything...



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