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    What lubricant in Boise

    Hey guys, I'm coming from North Idaho where all I used to use was a little triflow on the chain, and I was set. I've been living/riding in boise now for a couple of months, and my triflow solution is drying up and making my chain creak after just one or two rides. What do you guys use on your chain for mainly foothill riding?

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    Rock n' Roll. The blue stuff. They are Boise based now. I still use it now, even though I live in CDA.
    ...building wherever they'll let me...

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    +2 for blue Rock n' Roll.

    The DuMond Tech stuff, didn't like nearly as much, seemed to gunk up my chain more than even White Lightning.

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    The best I've ever used. After the initial couple of applications, i apply maybe once every 3 weeks if riding daily. The chain sets up dry but totally quiet.
    Chain Wax - $6.95 : Maxima Racing USA, - Overkill

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    Dumonde thinned down a bit with mineral spirits
    also like Pro Gold M/C chain lube

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    Juice from a jar I keep in the back room that has Einstein's brain in it.
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    +3 blue Rock N' Roll. Keeps things off and out of the chain, as it should. Everything else created more problems than it solved.

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    +4 for blue Rock n Roll. Works great!
    Ride the bike.

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    I'm a chain lubber. I lub my chain and really hate to see it get dirty. all that squeaky black-board screechy gnashing of steel on steel from a dry chain can make a guy deaf, so when it gets so loud that it hurts my ears, I just whip out my lub applicator and squirt a little lub juice on that red hot drive chain and after the steam and the hissing has stopped, I get back on and yank those cranks hard...
    lub juice...cools down hot calipers, hotter discs and noisy drive trains
    I dig, chop, strangle, yank, stomp, annihilate, mutilate, eradicate, and FU goatheads

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    5-20 synthetic oil and mineral spirits.

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    +5 rock n' roll blue.

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    Another vote for the Dumonde tech lite. This time of year things can get pretty dusty in Boise, and the Dumonde tech is definitely good at shedding some of the more fine particulates. Don't use too much of it though, and make sure you wipe off your chain after applying.
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    +6 Rock n Roll Blue.

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    +7 rock n roll blue! I'm a little further south (Twin Falls) but trail conditions are very similar to foothills.
    Gears give me headaches

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