i want to buy some grease for my bike and i found this kind of grease. i think those grease are for cars so it might be different from the grease for bicycles but im not sure. if that grease is not suitable, what kind of grease should i look for?


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Given the selections within your link, I would choose this marine grease with PTFE. This product is waterproof as it is marketed as marine grease, and can hold up in all weather conditions that I find myself biking in. Also, this grease contains the ingredient, PTFE, which has proven to have superior anti-friction properties. Also known by the brand name, Teflon, one finds this ingredient common to the most popular and recommended bike lubes. Tri-Flow, for example.

  • You need more than just "is waterproof" and "contains PTFE". Is the viscosity of this grease appropriate to use in bicycles? Commented Apr 25, 2019 at 11:09
  • I'm quite comfortable with my answer especially within the scope of OP's question which provided a link to a catalog page of several types grease for various applications. While a discussion point regarding viscosity and it's role in lubrication has obvious relevance generally, for bicycle applications viscosity's importance is mainly reduced to ease of use. The forces involved in bicycling (heat, pressure, speed) are far under tolerances that need concern us their effect on most all grease. Water is a different matter, and marine grease is often cited by bike-people as an excellent choice
    – Jeff
    Commented Apr 26, 2019 at 3:38
  • @David Richerby I guess I feel that when asked to pick the best option from a given set, what is needed is my selection and a brief reasoning. My choice was solid, complete, and not at all unique in bike world tips Essentially I resent the down vote--but you'll have that from time to time in operations this size
    – Jeff
    Commented Apr 26, 2019 at 3:52
  • Your answer gives no real indication that the grease you've chosen is actually suitable. The correct answer to "Which of these is best?" could well be "None of them" so just picking one isn't guaranteed to be right. Commented Apr 26, 2019 at 9:19

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