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Cleaning chain a few links at a time

There are two aspects to be understood when it comes to chain maintenance, and you need to understand how your chain is composed, most importantly, that the part contacting the teeth is not fixed, but ...
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Cleaning chain a few links at a time

When it comes to chain cleaning, you really consider the value of your time compared to the cost of a new chain. The only essential thing to do is a splash of lube regularly, along with checking chain ...
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Cleaning Contaminated Disc Rotors

It looks and sounds as if your calliper is leaking oil. The most likely cause is the LBS that did not bleed the brakes correctly (eg. by not using a bleed block) and caused the pistons to pop out of ...
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Cleaning chain a few links at a time

First, that video is insane. I would never bother to clean a chain that way. If I want to get a chain "clean enough," I use a clip-on chain cleaner with degreaser. This takes maybe 5 minutes....
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Cleaning chain a few links at a time

I could just turn the chain to a random position and pick a few links. I should be covering the entire chain once every few weeks. Are there any downsides of doing it this way? The problem in this ...
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Cleaning chain a few links at a time

Said more succinctly, the good methods of cleaning a chain can clean a whole chain easily. I am talking about an on-bike chain cleaner, or removing the chain and shaking it in a bottle of solvent (...
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