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Thread: Rock N Roll Lub

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    Oct 2008

    Rock N Roll Lub

    Does anyone know what riding conditions the extreme and gold are design for? In other words, what is the extreme for and what is the gold for?

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    Reputation: JonathanGennick's Avatar
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    Well, I have a bottle of each right here. Let's see...

    Extreme = rain, slop, and dust

    Gold = Doesn't specify

    IMHO, use Gold in normal conditions. Use Extreme in wet conditions.

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    My other ride is your mom
    Reputation: Maadjurguer's Avatar
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    Mar 2008
    Extreme is more for wet conditions....gold is their normal conditions lube.

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    Reputation: dundundata's Avatar
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    May 2009
    yep I've been using extreme, great stuff. I might get some Gold for when (if) it gets really dry this summer.

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