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what is the best chain cleaner?
« on: August 06, 2009, 11:36:41 AM »
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2009, 11:39:12 AM »
simple green and a rag

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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2009, 11:40:22 AM »
I use simple green and the park tools chain cleaner
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2009, 11:54:00 AM »
I use unicorn tears.
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2009, 12:01:19 PM »
I use Gunk Silicone Spray to clean the whole bike.

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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2009, 03:30:26 PM »
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2009, 04:00:08 PM »
I told myself I would never post in a Fe best thread again but feel very passionate about clean chains ;D Put said chain in an empty water bottle half filled with cleaner of choice, soak 5 minutes shake, empty refill and repeat, cut chain out of said bottle and lube with lube of choice and VIOLA

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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2009, 04:05:52 PM »
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2009, 06:34:11 PM »
I use unicorn tears.
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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2009, 06:45:35 PM »
off topic but my bike has a black chain hg 73. who makes the best chrome or silver chain?
would you spend the money to upgrade ?

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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2009, 10:02:02 PM »
off topic but my bike has a black chain hg 73. who makes the best chrome or silver chain?
would you spend the money to upgrade ?

The nickel colored ones are generally more rust resistant....and the more expensive chains are a little lighter and look better.
 
The difference in replacement cost is minimal.. I wouldn't make it first priority but it is a worthwhile upgrade.

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Re: what is the best chain cleaner?
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2009, 11:25:16 PM »
ordered a shimano cn-7701 for 28 bucks shipped . Got a xt crank and scram pg- 970 cassette and the black chain looked kinda cheezy.

 

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