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I always have used triflow. it comes with a little applicator straw so you can get into the hard to reach places. don't use too much and wipe away any excess because it will attract dirt a little bit.
 

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For non-bearing parts like mech-parallelograms, brake-lever bushungs and such, I use silicone spray - it's good at not attracting dust.
I also use it on my fork stanchions.
 

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Live in Nor-Cal. Dusty, powdery hard pack I guess. Annadel area.

Thanks for responses.

Just looking for the right oil for maintaining moving parts like derailers, levers, interface area of peddals and crank arms, etc.

You know basic regular maintenance.

Thanks
 

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For pivots I like to use Tri-Flow. Dusty conditions require a little more maintenance, as you know. Rinse off the dusty parts with a cup of water. When it dries, lube the pivots.
 

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highdelll said:
For non-bearing parts like mech-parallelograms, brake-lever bushungs and such, I use silicone spray - it's good at not attracting dust.
I also use it on my fork stanchions.
Silicone spray contains a solvent base. Bad idea.
 

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mack_turtle said:
lubricating things with solvents is a bad idea. that should be self-explanatory.
hmmm, I dunno if you're responding to me, but silicone is not a solvent 'thing' - sure it uses ether and alcohol as its delivery agents... - but it's not a typical solvent.

AND We're talking about "moving grinding" areas - not bearings, chains or otherwise.
these areas are exposed to dust, dirt, etc...adding oil is an attractant -
 

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I use Finishline Dry Teflon Lube.
 

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Ders, brakes, jockeywheels, shifters, and levers? Triflow. Apply, work in, wipe off excess.
Chains, spd pedals? Phils Tenacious Oil. Apply, work in, wipe off excess.
Bearings? Phils Waterproof Grease.
 

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I love when people mention expensive "bike specific" shlt - funny - really, really funny...
And they live in one of the most expensive places on the planet...
Bike grease.... mmmmm
 

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If it comes in a aerosol can it will contain a solvent. If it didn't most likely you couldn't spray it.
 
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