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Chain Lube
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Nortoon Offline
Running Like a Top

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 611
Joined: Jan 2015
Post: #11
RE: Chain Lube
I tried several chain lubes that promised to be fling free. I lubed only the inside run of the chain, wiped off any excess, and spun the rear wheel to let everything work in. But I still ended up with chain lube on the rim and spokes of the rear wheel after a ride the next day.

Fortunately in a another chain lube thread some members mentioned chain wax. I bought a spray tin of Tirox Synthetic Chain Wax. Problem solved! No more messy black chain lube to clean up.

Tirox goes on clear, dries white, and stays on. I now spray all surfaces of the chain to keep it from rusting from the rain. Which is good, because it rained a lot this summer.

When the chain gets dirty, Tirox can be removed with chain cleaner and a Grunge Brush.

2017 CB1100 EX
(This post was last modified: 11-13-2017 02:50 PM by Nortoon.)
11-13-2017 02:49 PM
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LongRanger Offline
Road Warrior

Evergreen, CO
Posts: 1,685
Joined: Aug 2015
Post: #12
RE: Chain Lube
I'll give it a try the next time I need to buy some. I've never heard of it but it sounds good.

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length." - Robert Frost
'14 Honda CB1100 DLX #000094
'13 BMW F800GT
'06 Ducati Monster 620
'98 BMW K1200RS
11-13-2017 04:33 PM
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