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MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,408
edited December 2011 in The bottom bracket
....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

(she was talking about my bike !!)
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  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,639
    ...is that a bike in the bath?
  • Wirral_paulWirral_paul Posts: 2,476
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    She has a point....... surely the kitchen would be better as its closer for when you put the cassette and chain in the dishwasher!!
  • rolf_frolf_f Posts: 16,015
    Don't ask me - I currently have four bikes in the dining room so it seems a very sensible place to clean them......
    Faster than a tent.......
  • GizmodoGizmodo Posts: 1,928
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    She has a point....... surely the kitchen would be better as its closer for when you put the cassette and chain in the dishwasher!!
    Can I put my chain and cassette in the dishwasher? Cool!
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 9,674
    I was about to ask the same. Is it okay to dishwash the chain and cassette!? Anything to be careful of aside from not putting in any pots at the same time (I imagine)?
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  • MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,408
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    She has a point....... surely the kitchen would be better as its closer for when you put the cassette and chain in the dishwasher!!

    ooooh.......... really, now there's a thought !!?!?!
    What about the salt ?
    Science adjusts it’s beliefs based on what’s observed.
    Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved
  • iplodiplod Posts: 83
    Parcel force are at the door again!!
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  • Wirral_paulWirral_paul Posts: 2,476
    MattC59 wrote:
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    She has a point....... surely the kitchen would be better as its closer for when you put the cassette and chain in the dishwasher!!

    ooooh.......... really, now there's a thought !!?!?!
    What about the salt ?

    Hehehe well it was tongue in cheek. I'd imagine the cassette would be lovely and clean. Not sure i'd risk an expensive chain first time of trying though. Should be fine so long as it is fully rinsed and properly dried and lubricated afterwards though. We're all quite happy running our chains through a similar solution in a chain cleaner after all.
  • rolf_frolf_f Posts: 16,015
    I put my chain and cassette rings in a pan of degreaser and heat it up. Not had any problems yet and the cack just rinses off. The degreaser goes back into a jar for next time.
    Faster than a tent.......
  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,674
    Remember, after you've washed your running gear in the dishwasher it needs to be lubed. This is simple - just leave it in the dishwasher and put a couple of tablespoons of lube in the powder draw, and there you are!
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 65,272 Lives Here
    I'd be more worried about the crockery you'd wash in the dishwasher afterwards...
  • kev77kev77 Posts: 433
    Mine is in the dining room at the minute, she has just come in from work half hour ago and knocked my pinarello over onto the oak floor!

    I have gone beserk and we are not speaking to each other!

    ha ha!
  • You're putting it in the wrong one.

    I keep accidentally making that mistake too, I am so stupid.
  • How about this one...

    "Have you been using my razor again?"
  • Pint of Wainwrights, Frank?
    Tail end Charlie

    The above post may contain traces of sarcasm or/and bullsh*t.
  • Keith OatesKeith Oates Posts: 22,036
    Never mind the bike when are you going to clean the car!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • DIESELDOGDIESELDOG Posts: 2,087
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    I'd be more worried about the fact that she was in the dining room. When did you let her out of the kitchen?

    Love n hugs

    DD
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  • GizmodoGizmodo Posts: 1,928
    bompington wrote:
    Remember, after you've washed your running gear in the dishwasher it needs to be lubed. This is simple - just leave it in the dishwasher and put a couple of tablespoons of lube in the powder draw, and there you are!
    Surely it would be better to replace the rice agent with lube, that way it gets cleaned and lubed in once cycle.
  • It I tried to get my dishwasher to clean a cassette and chain I'm sure she would tell me where I could stick them.
  • MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,408
    DIESELDOG wrote:
    MattC59 wrote:
    ....... is the dining room the best place to clean that ??

    (she was talking about my bike !!)

    I'd be more worried about the fact that she was in the dining room. When did you let her out of the kitchen?

    Love n hugs

    DD

    That's a fair point, I shall have to have words !!!!
    Science adjusts it’s beliefs based on what’s observed.
    Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved
  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,674
    Gizmodo wrote:
    bompington wrote:
    Remember, after you've washed your running gear in the dishwasher it needs to be lubed. This is simple - just leave it in the dishwasher and put a couple of tablespoons of lube in the powder draw, and there you are!
    Surely it would be better to replace the rice agent with lube, that way it gets cleaned and lubed in once cycle.
    Ah, all these years I've been doing it wrong!
  • YossieYossie Posts: 2,600
    Chain and casette should be fine in the dishwasher - I've been putting engine cases in there for years and all is ok.

    Just do it when the burd is out.
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