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I love the sound of a freshly waxed chain in the morning

Old 07-17-21, 03:53 PM
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I love the sound of a freshly waxed chain in the morning

Nice to hear nothing when i ride.

Markleeville fire canceled the Death Ride today. saw lots of riders. smoke in my little valley here in Reno. Here is a shot at the top side of Geiger, normally blue...

wow, look at that elevation...


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Old 07-17-21, 07:59 PM
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Is that a bra?
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Sounds like... victory!
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That gal must be in your neighborhood now. I've found a few of her size EEE trebuchets around here.
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Old 07-17-21, 10:24 PM
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i know, huh? those are seriously big.
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Originally Posted by spelger View Post
Nice to hear nothing when i ride.

Markleeville fire canceled the Death Ride today. saw lots of riders. smoke in my little valley here in Reno. Here is a shot at the top side of Geiger, normally blue...

wow, look at that elevation...


I put a like on this because a friend owns a bike shop, and love to sell chains that wear out fast when waxed. Chains are a form of machine, and need oil.
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Old 07-18-21, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
I put a like on this because a friend owns a bike shop, and love to sell chains that wear out fast when waxed. Chains are a form of machine, and need oil.
I had a bike I'd wax the chain on. As in melted in/on,, Fastest quietest ride ever.
The problem was it being too much hassle. like rewaxing every 100-200 miles.

I'd rather ride, than wax chain.... so oil it is now
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Old 07-19-21, 07:12 AM
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My freshly oiled chain sounds a lot like your freshly waxed chain. But the oil (lack of) sound stays around longer.
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Old 07-19-21, 08:08 AM
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
My freshly oiled chain sounds a lot like your freshly waxed chain. But the oil (lack of) sound stays around longer.
I cleaned, then soaked my chain in melted wax.
I've never had a quieter chain than waxing.

But then on most group rides peoples derailleur are not correct, or they cross chain,
Drives me nuts.... 😆
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Too bad those buzzy hubs cancel out the silence.
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