And it smells so good I am always tempted to do a shot of it... But haven't...:skep:
I actually do one ride after applying Dumonde, then you can dry-toothbrush off the extra dirtlump clingies and give it one wipe-around with a rag damp with solvent and the cleaned off chain is good for several more rides with no noise. Not like I am anal about my bikes or anything.:yikes:
SS of course, no idea what the derailer-bike implications would be.
I too like the Dumond Tech/ Tech Lite - my kids even like it when I lube the chain because of the smell :thumbsup:
I don't get buildup with it, but I found wiping down the chain about 5 minutes after applying is crucial.
I've used White Lightning, Pedro's Super Dry, Pedro's Ice Wax, duPont Teflon, Tri-Flow, and Boeshield T-9, and have stuck with Boeshield since it has kept the chain (SRAM PC-951 and KMC X9SL) quiet and clean the longest for the riding that I do.
Edit: Incidentally, I used the Boeshield to quiet a laptop heatsink fan spindle (the notoriously epidemic ThinkPad T60 buzz) - works great there, too!
We sell Tri-flow (mainly the dry version), Dumonde Bio, White Lightning as well, but those top three are our folks favorites.
I use Squirt mainly myself for my mountain bike, although for cross racing I used the Prolink gold as I thought it lasted a bit better in the mud. On my commuter I use Dumonde lite as I think it lasts the longest without having to reapply, which is my goal for the commuter.
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