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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-07-2009, 07:22 PM Thread Starter
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Chain cleaning with out centerstand?

Hey guys, I was just wondering if anyone has any techniques for cleaning the chain with out a centerstand, I dont have one and the ones I have looked at are going for +100 bucks. The only way I see doing it is cleaning it section by section, rolling the bike forward. Also, how often do you guys clean your chains? I just noticed a tiny bit of black grime on the tips of my sprocket teeth should I be in a hurry to clean the chain? Any tips/advice is appreciated. Thanks.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-08-2009, 04:15 AM
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No supersports have center stands but instead require a rear stand. I got mine for $40 from a vendor who no longer exists, but there are inexpensive ones out there, especially if you can live with a used one. And I clean mine about every two weeks, but I also ride it ~1200mi in dusty conditions.

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Without buying a rear stand, rolling it is the only/best way to go.
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