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You could try the "soak chain in paraffin wax" method. That would at least keep the water out of the rollers. Good how to page: http://www.instructables.com/id/Lubricating-a-Bicycle-Chain-using-Paraffin/ It's cheap and is likely as good as anything else. Salt water will pretty much destroy every part of a bicycle, washing with fresh water every day ...


There's not much you can do against the evil trifecta of salt, water, and sand. You can use a teflon, graphite, or moly based dry lube but inevitably sand particles are going to gouge the metal and salt+water is going to start corrosion. The problem with chain wear due to sand is that the chains themselves can look good (i.e., not rusty on the outside), ...

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