Chris Bass wrote:
He doesn't use it as a lube though does he?
I thought (i watched it a while ago and i'm at work now so can't check) he just used it to clean the bike then used a separate lube afterwards?
spraying wd40 onto the brakes, what a plank!
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He says he does it after every ride, I guess he'll be out most days, so effectively always keeping a thin layer of oil on the chain that is refreshed every ride?
I'm new to biking and no expert, but I look at the video and I've watched a lot of the GCN stuff. My impression is they are all experienced ex pros who know what they're talking about?
Just been watching the below, GCNs 5 minute bike clean. Looks like a pragmatic approach, but I'm guessing the wd40 as a lubricant may divide opinion?https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QvzVRxlIUL0
After any wash or poor weather I'll wipe down the rims with some "trade Wipes" . sort of industrial strength baby wipes, keeps the brakes responsive ond way less slippy or grindy.