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I've used a wax based lube on my commute bike for years and it does a pretty good job of lubricating the chain without leaving a mark on my legs or clothes. I use White Lightning Clean Ride, but there are other brands with similar products. It's not completely clean, it still leaves a greyish dirty smudge on skin or clothes if you touch the chain, but it's ...


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Not really - lubes and oils need to be soft or liquid to do their job. Else they're paints. For some things spray-on "Dry Glide" may help, but that's absolutely not a chain lubricant or a grease. I have always simply tucked my right pants cuff into my right sock when riding. Short socks may not do the job so sometimes I use a velcro / ...


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The answer is not really. Chains are dirty and they get you dirty. Dry lubes tend to be better than wet lubes in this regard, but they'll both quickly get your legs dirty. But dry lubes are normally not considered to be good for wet riding. You can clean your chain periodically (e.g. Park Tool CM-5.2 Cyclone (TM) Chain Scrubber, which clamps onto the low ...


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Youtube "Cable luber"... it's a small little tool/adapter used to force lubrication through the cable... These tools are cheap when bought on Ebay...



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