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2018-04-16 4:05 PM

Tempe, AZ
Subject: Drivetrain Lube recommendations
I am looking for recommendations on what you all use to lubricate your drivetrain. I've always used a wet, spray on but I keep seeing White lightening always rated among the best as a good dry lube. I live in AZ, so it's very dry and dusty here and I've read that dry lubricants are best for this climate.

I also have a tri bike and mtn bike so ideally I'd like to have a lubricant that works well for both types of riding. Thank you in advance for your recommendations.

2018-04-16 5:01 PM
in reply to: #5241819

Subject: RE: Drivetrain Lube recommendations
I have recently switched to Rock and Roll Gold lube which is supposed to be suitable for most conditions. I have been quite impressed. Very quick and easy to apply. You just apply it to the chain at the casette, freewheel backwards for a bit, and then give the chain a good wipe clean. It cleans and lubes.
2018-04-16 9:29 PM
in reply to: #5241822

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Subject: RE: Drivetrain Lube recommendations
I second Rock and Roll Gold. I just switched over to it on my gravel bike and it’s working great under some tough conditions. Be sure to read the instructions though as the application is a bit different. It cleans the chain along with lubricating so you need to back pedal really quick after applying and then clean off any remaining gunk.
2018-04-18 6:40 AM
in reply to: amills1210

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Tacoma, Washington
Subject: RE: Drivetrain Lube recommendations

I've been using NFS for a few years now, and find it to be VERY effective, use a lot less than anything else I've ever tried, while it lasts longer. As a bonus, it makes a very good cutting oil for hand milling.

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