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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-09-2008, 05:46 AM Thread Starter
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General cleaning

How do you clean yours?

This my first bike with a chain. What is the best way to go about cleaning it?

I will be adding a scottoiler, in the very near future.

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first...put the bike on a stand that raises the rear wheel off the ground so u can rotate the wheel ....use kerosene to clean the chain applying it with a soft brush such as an old tooth brush....clean chain thoroughly...wipe off good with a rag, then apply lubricant...I use PJ sticks to the chain well and doesn't fly off...there are other lubricants but I find this works well...if u don't have a stand then u have to keep moving the bike to get at the chain..
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I had to google kerosene, to find out what it is here in the UK, it's called paraffin.
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