Lubing Your Bicycle

Drip It For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don't forget springs and mechanisms. Use a lightweight machine or chain oil, such as those from Dumonde Tech or Pedro's, between nipples and rim to make adjusting spokes and truing wheels easier; brake and derailleur cables … [Read more...]