best way to lube my chain

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  1. AVengeance

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    Oh wait, this isn't Freakyshiat ? Oops!

    Just kidding. Now that I'll be maintaining the bike myself, what's the best method and oil for using on the drive chain? How often do you oil it? FYI, my bike is a '09 Ninja 250R.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    you're going to get a bunch of answers on which is the best lube...
    I used Klotz KLR for a while and I recently switched to Maxima Chain Wax to try something different...

    I lube my chain every 500 miles and clean it with kerosene and a grunge brush every 1000...
     
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    sidewinder syn lube

    spray goop on when chain looks like it needs more goop
     
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    whatever you do don't put your bike in gear on the rear stand and rub a rag across while the back tires rolling :bigthumb: some guy off my busa forum did that and the rag got caught in the chain and he got his fingers cut off in the sprocket and chain
     
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    That seems like an insanely stupid thing to do. Of course, I work with machines reguarly, so I guess I have a little more reverence for them.

    I could see having it in neutral (bike off) putting it on a stand, and having someone rotate the rear wheel while you do that. Engine running? No. I like my digits where they are. Putting them in a position near a fast moving thing that's going toward a chomping teeth thing just... I dunno, seems like a bad idea.
     
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