I don`t see why you couldn`t... I also don`t see why the chain wouldn`t eat the paint off, and then carry it with it to the front sprocket, and then causing all kinds or trouble up there.
Look . . . the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect your calls, we drive your ambulances, we guard you while you sleep. Do not fu|< with us.