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However, the heavy lubricant attracts excessive dirt and grime
in our dry and dusty SoCal environment. We’ve had better luck
stripping the stock lubricants and using our own. To do this, we
use a plastic bag as a makeshift solvent tank.
After soaking, dry the chain off with a clean shop rag and allow to
air-dry for a few minutes.
Now we will find the link where we will actually cut the chain.
Since the derailleur and suspension need a bit of slack, we will
need to add at least two links.
Simply put the chain in a plastic bag, and then spray your favorite
degreaser in and let it soak for a few minutes. Again, this is not a
necessary step, and only beneficial for riders in certain conditions
or for those who have a very specific lubricant preference.
Now we must
size the chain.
Run the new
chain over the
of which link
the chain back