Re: [CR] chain (lube) wars, redux

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Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 10:44:39 -0500
From: "Rich Pinder" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] chain (lube) wars, redux

oh, and easy question


Longwhinded details ommitted...feed the fire... bring on the lube wars !

Rich Pinder travelin in: Chicago (should have brought a jacket), IL

Harvey Sachs wrote:
> For a decade or so, I've been using "ProLube" on the whole fleet,
> because it leaves the chain relatively clean and works well at low
> (commuting) temperatures.
> Reluctantly, I find that it does not adequately protect the chains
> from rust in my garage. But, the bikes that need this protection
> generally don't get ridden in winter, so stiffness at low temp (a la
> wax) is not a big deal. What are vintagistas having good success with
> for the real riders, not the wall queens, but ones that are ridden
> mostly when it's well above freezing? Ease of use and relatively
> clean chain are important. If I wanted calf chain tatoos, I'd get a
> real one. :-)


> harvey sachs

> mcLean va