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    Bike lube recommendations

    I was going to buy GT-85 but I'm having trouble finding it. Can anyone recommend something a local hardware store, Walmart or Amazon might have? Not necessarily chain lube but if it works as both that's fine.
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    many different lubes for many different folks. i use rock n roll extreme

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    Rock n Roll Gold or White Lightning Clean Ride are a couple I've had good experiences with. I usually don't ride when it's very wet out or my answer might be different. Also, not a fan of spray versions due to the fact that it can mess up my disc brakes.

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    Here are 20,000 responses to your post: LMGTFY

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bhaalgorn View Post
    Here are 20,000 responses to your post: LMGTFY
    20,200 to be exact...
    Rules to live by...

    1. Never settle more for less.
    2. You pay what you get for.
    3. Never make the same mistake once.

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    another vote for rock n roll! I use the blue one

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    To keep down costs I only use lube that can also be used in the bedroom. I know it's kind of a compromise but what isn't in life

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel Calf View Post
    To keep down costs I only use lube that can also be used in the bedroom. I know it's kind of a compromise but what isn't in life
    I could use that lube...its what I use on my crank lol.
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    haha the question is are you using ky on your chain or petrol on your crankset lol

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    GT-85 is a PTFE spray Good for cleaning and driving mosture out( similar to WD-40), wouldn't lube my chain with it. For "lubrication", I always found myself using Park's CL-1. Can usually find it in most LBS's or anywhere online for like 7-10 dollars. Best of luck.

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    White Lightning Clean Ride for chain lube if you don't do a lot of wet riding. Drive train stays so clean I would hate to go back to using anything else. Just make sure you do a thorough cleaning of your chain before the first application.

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    Use WD40, just to make the entire internet mad.

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    No one has any opinions about chain lubes...
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