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I didnt ride my bicycle for almost 2 years now. It was in my room all this time. Do i need to lube the chain up or am i good to go? Thanks! Benjamin.

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    After 2 years, you have to pump up the tires up, check the brakes and shifter cables etc a moving as they should, check shifting etc - spend the 30 seconds to add a squirt of lube to the chain.
    – mattnz
    Commented Jun 7, 2017 at 23:06
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    At least wipe the dust off. And a few squirts of lube from a squirt bottle (don't use sprays like WD-40!) won't hurt. (After lubing, wipe the chain again.) Commented Jun 8, 2017 at 2:04

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Probably. Is it oily? If not lube it.

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I would clean it. If it was put away with lube on it, it is probably filthy. If it was put away dry, it needs lube.

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  • Unless Dry lube was used....
    – mattnz
    Commented Jun 8, 2017 at 1:47
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    Good point. But even with dry lube, if it has been sitting for 2 years, couldn't hurt to clean it and lube it. It never hurts to clean a chain.
    – CRoberts
    Commented Jun 8, 2017 at 14:23

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