Re: [CR]Waxing chains

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea)

From: "John Everett" <jeverett3@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 11:28:37 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]Waxing chains
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On 14 Jan 2003 at 11:00, Jan Heine wrote:
> Since I ride my older bikes usually only in good weather, I have
> contemplated waxing the chains. That would keep them much cleaner -
> especially ORO chains and freewheels aren't all that "oro" after a
> few hundred miles (or kilometri?).
>
> What do people think?
>
> Will the components last as well as with oiled chains?
>
> How to do it best?

See the following for a DETAILED article I posted on chain waxing in 1996. Note that the URL will need to be pasted back together. Alternatively one could go to Google and do an advanced search of Groups for Subject:waxing, Author:John Everett, in rec.bicycles.tech.

http://groups.google.com/groups?q=group:rec.bicycles.*+insubject:w axing+author:john+author:everett&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF- 8&selm=4t0rgf%24t67%40kirin.wwa.com&rnum=1

John "Still Waxing" Everett Aurora, Illinois

jeverett3@earthlink.net (John V. Everett)