whats the best grease - general dirt bike discussion

Type of grease for axels?

2015-12-16You need some grease on the axle to prevent corrosion I like the waterproof green grease but the High Temp Disk Brake grease with Moly works very good too The old yellow grease is not useful for much these days Also if you buy replacement wheel bearings from Moose they come packed with Moose waterproof green grease (just not a lot)

How do you clean your Stromer ?

2016-6-15I would take my mountain bike instead My storm trooper white ST2 serves principally as a commuting street bike which sees plenty of dirty spray from the road in the rain After any wet ride I use water and a rag to clean it and a dab of goo gone to wipe off any grease or oil I have never needed to hose down my Stromer

Tech Speak: Talking Fork Seals and Lubrication with

2013-12-4Suspension forks have come a long way since the early days of elastomers What started as low tech springs attached to the front of our bikes has evolved into extremely sophisticated suspension systems with damping circuits that rival many higher horsepower pursuits With every major improvement to the suspension fork one thing has remained mostly []

Grease vs Oil

2020-5-25I lightly grease any threads to prevent seizure place a small amount of grease on a Q-tip to coat bolt rails and oil anything else Geographic considerations may not favor this routine for everyone but it's worked for me for decades For rust protection in dark places Rig+P is the best solution I've found ProShot for general purpose grease

ball joint grease

2013-1-28If it says grease and is roughly the same type as whats been used in the past its a whole lot better than no grease Just make sure you clean the zerk before pumping in new grease Most of the wear failures are from dirt and grit being pushed into the joint with the new grease

KX Guru Racing

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Best way to clean greasy dirty parts

2013-8-12Best $3 I've spent the heat and pressure work wonders and there's no clean up Set up parts to be washed hose them off with engine degreaser wait and then blast them off Even though they have a engine degreaser setting I would think that washing off really greasy parts would be a no no so I go late at night to a 24hr place last thing I

Chain Maintenance

Sheldon says: Chain maintenance is one of the most controversial aspects of bicycle mechanics Chain durability is affected by riding style gear choice whether the bicycle is ridden in rain or snow type of soil in the local terrain type of lubricant lubrication techniques and the

Cleaning grubby STI hoods

2015-6-28Try two things first try Dawn for Dishes (non citrus) this stuff is good for almost any kind of dirt in fact I use it on a damp synthetic sponge and clean my bike and my chain with it works great at removing grease If that doesn't work then try 409 I find this to also work really well on tape and saddles but I wouldn't clean the bike

Chain Maintenance

Sheldon says: Chain maintenance is one of the most controversial aspects of bicycle mechanics Chain durability is affected by riding style gear choice whether the bicycle is ridden in rain or snow type of soil in the local terrain type of lubricant lubrication techniques and the

disc brake squeal

Not sure whether the squeak is caused by dirt or whatever on the pad and and the sharp braking 'burns it off' almost but whatever the reason works for me Bear in mind that i am talking seriously hard and heavy braking and literally hanging off the back of the bike out of

Whats The Best Oil For Knives?

2007-10-19imho the best is tuffglide next is militech 2007 I actually use some finish line teflon lube I can grab like half a gallon from work because i'm a bike mech Its actually a cable/pivot/chain lube People buy gallons of it to use around the house but the teflon dries on doesnt collect dirt or grit and makes the action smooth

disc brake squeal

Not sure whether the squeak is caused by dirt or whatever on the pad and and the sharp braking 'burns it off' almost but whatever the reason works for me Bear in mind that i am talking seriously hard and heavy braking and literally hanging off the back of the bike out of

what lube for floor pump??

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Motorcycle Exhausts 101

All of those questions have a variety of answers and we'll try to address them in general terms in this Moto 101 tutorial To keep it simple we're going to focus exclusively on four-stroke engines Unless you have a fairly old street machine or a dirt bike odds are very good you have a four-stroke engine

ball joint grease

2013-1-28If it says grease and is roughly the same type as whats been used in the past its a whole lot better than no grease Just make sure you clean the zerk before pumping in new grease Most of the wear failures are from dirt and grit being pushed into the joint with the new grease

Marine grease vs

2016-10-20One is the bike specific grease group that seems to lean toward the Phil Wood product but also has a sizeable element favoring Park Tool (who actually have two greases: HPG-1 and PPL-1) and a smattering preferring Pedro's The opposing camp favors marine grease and appears to be a bit larger than the bike-specific group though with more subgroups

How Things Work: The Freehub Body

DIRT MOUNTAIN BIKE | BIKE REVIEWS The number of pawls can also vary between designs but in general the more the better To produce a faster pick-up some companies also offset the pawls so as to double the number of engagements per revolution So you might have six pawls but only three are actually engaged at any one time

What's the best way to clean your engine?

2014-2-23Best used in a spray bottle to direct the product on the area to be cleaned Then using clean water in spray bottles to rinse off along with clean compressed air on a cold engine and a few shop rags will be the best way to clean the engine from top to bottom This product also works really well for undercarriage as well

Best and safest method of oil/grease removal?

2010-6-24It looks like nothing was ever done to my car underneith as far as cleaning and because of this there is 73 years of caked on grease and oil that I want to remove There is very little rust on the chassis and I would like to paint a protective coat there as well Also the engine is loaded wit

Best degreaser for chain cleaning

2009-9-19In short this doesn't use a chain cleaner device and doesn't aim to get a chain spotless as the theory is that over-zealous cleaning will remove the chain grease and lube that sits between the roller the pin - this will allow more dirt in and cause the chain to wear much faster than desirable

What's the deal with the lithium based grease?

2004-5-25Don't use lithium grease anywhere on a bike After a short time it will harden and turn to soap For forks use Slik Honey or Judy Butter for bearings and everything else use Slick 50 One Grease Slick 50 is a waterproof teflon based based grease that is really slippery and doesn't attract much dust as some other greases can

10 Best Bikes for : 2020

Many little dream of pink and purple bikes with streamers and baskets While a can certainly ride any bike with any design or color for those who want a bike with more traditional styling it's not easy to find a quality bike that's more than just a pretty toy If you want the best bike that will make your little 's dreams come true and be a comfortable fun