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I am wondering how often I shoud clean and lube / lube only ? or if i should even ever lube only...

i figure i should lube it every 300 to 400 miles (right?) but should i clean it every time i lube it?

what do you do?

thanks guys
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I've been using Bel-Ray Chain Wax for years with great results.....except even putting it on a warm chain and then wiping it down....it still builds up gunk and crap to some extent.....

So I decided w/ the new bike to use WD-40 from now on and see how long it lasts and how it works, etc...kind of an experiment......now, I only have 6k on my bike and chain, but in two years of riding the chain looks like new, spins freely w/ no tight spots I can find, is nice and shiny (both sides too, you can see thru the back rim to the back of the sprocket and chain and they gleam in there!).

I have yet to notice any ill effects from the WD....so I'm going to be sticking w/ it for a while.
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