By JT Lyons of Moment Bicycles
Keeping your chain clean is essential.
A clean chain will last a lot longer whereas a dirty chain will be noisy and prevent smooth gear shifting.
In the event that your chain falls off, a clean chain will not coat your hands in dirty black oil.
If you do nothing else to clean your bike after a ride, use a piece of cloth to wipe off any dirt and apply some fresh lube.
Ideally, you should carry out the quick method below.
After each ride and depending on the weather, a thorough clean is something you should do every couple of weeks. [Read more…]