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

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot)

From: "Jean-Marie" <jmbr@pt.lu>
To: hsachs@alumni.rice.edu
In-Reply-To: <4BA63CDB.4080905@verizon.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 19:16:24 +0100
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Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] chain (lube) wars, redux


I also use the same stuff (liquid) than for my motorcycle. I leave it for one night, then pass over with a piece of clean towel. Perfect. And I clean with Petroleum ( Gasoil ?) and a bristle painter's brush ( not too large, not too fine, neither.

Jean-Marie Biwer Basbellain, Luxembourg, Europe

Le 21 mars 10 à 16:35, Harvey Sachs a écrit :
> 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
> _______________________________________________

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