How often do you lube your chain?

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by FloppyCock, Oct 22, 2007.

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How often?

  1. Every week

    5 vote(s)
    20.8%
  2. Every month

    10 vote(s)
    41.7%
  3. After it rains

    2 vote(s)
    8.3%
  4. Never

    3 vote(s)
    12.5%
  5. Other

    4 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. FloppyCock

    FloppyCock New Member

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    How often? Every week? After it rains?

    Poll coming soon.
     
  2. DamonS

    DamonS Flyin' High Again

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    I lube my chain after every ride. But then again, you don't specify if it's street or dirt..

    Dirt, I do every ride. Street, I do it every 500 miles or so.
     
  3. FloppyCock

    FloppyCock New Member

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    For a street bike.
     
  4. DamonS

    DamonS Flyin' High Again

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    Not sure if you care or not, but I also only ever do it when it's hot.. Hot chains bring the lube into the centre of the chain, whereas a cold chain keeps it on top just ready to fling off as soon as you get going.
     
  5. bubbaZR2

    bubbaZR2 i poop too much, then i get tired... OT Supporter

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    how often do ya'll have to adjust your chain? Mine seems to be needing it more and more often.
     
  6. aCab

    aCab New Member

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    When it's loose. Maybe your rear wheel is slipping forward. :mamoru:
     
  7. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I try to remember to do it every 3-400 miles or so.
     
  8. bobomb

    bobomb no torque, no care OT Supporter

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    every 2 - 3 weeks
     
  9. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    shaft drive FTW
     
  10. sofakingraw

    sofakingraw New Member

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    Every week, depends on how much I ride
     
  11. SLIGHTLY

    SLIGHTLY OT Supporter

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    Final drive failing FTL!
    :mamoru:
     
  12. diaper eater

    diaper eater OT Supporter

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    i do it every time i refuel
     
  13. Frequency

    Frequency New Member

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    Never lubed, never adjusted? wait oh chain? don't have 1 of them
     

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