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    Thanks for the reply, I have no idea what are the condition in Seattle but I find their grease to sticky - Sta Lube - AL complex marine grease. Makes the hub sluggish. I also have doubst that small needle bearings in the planet gears get lubed. Internal gear hubs are quite popular in the north...
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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by miro</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have been using many greases in the past. 1. Expensive Campa grease - rolls good, but not as good as modern Finish line greases. It wash out easy. 2. Many lithium/lithium complex...
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    I have been using many greases in the past. 1. Expensive Campa grease - rolls good, but not as good as modern Finish line greases. It wash out easy. 2. Many lithium/lithium complex greases - reuires more frequent chages. 3. Bell ray waterproof grease - excellent water resistance, but too sticky...
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    Moly lowers Timken OK load

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: TriboTEX</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> 3. Moly oxidizes readily in a presence of air and moisture turning into abrasive Molybdenum Oxide (III) </div></div> Good mentioned. In era of MOS2 hype people forget there is...
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    "U.S. to Dominate Oil Markets..."

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SonofJoe</div><div class="ubbcode-body">We are already seeing countries in Europe flagging up bans on sales of car with internal combustion engines from 2040 and the head of Toyota R&D thinks the ICE will be dead by...
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    Bike mileage per year?

    On average last 10 years - 8000…10000km /5000..6000miles/year. But infrastructure and climate here allows that.
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    Volvo invests $520m in South Carolina plant

    Just for clarity - Volvo Cars has been owned since 2010 by the Geely Holding Group, a Chinese multinational automotive manufacturing company. Source wikipeadia <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
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    Bicycle bearing grease lab test help

    Hello and welcome. I have few questions 1. I did not get what is the purpose of this test. What do you want to proof with it? 2. What is the accuracy of weight measurements? - e.g. wear of 10um at outer shell weights 0.0078mg - milligrams
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    And another grease question, but for a mixer.

    It would be nice dedicated foot grade grease. Since everything is under enclosure I would go to low cost low fortified grease. I assume that you already have something similar at home. I living in Europe and I already have at home Total Ceran XM220 – Calcium sulfonate grease. Most Ca sulfonates...
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    Best Road Bikes Under 1000 Dollars

    Hi Alex, Interesting approach. I was always thinking of other way around. Maybe because I grow up in family with tradition in cycling. We/my parents/ always have at least two road bikes, city bikes, BMX later on MTBs. E.g. If I say, I have 2000$ how can I spend them? My priorty is - better...
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    And another grease question, but for a mixer.

    Do you have any plastic parts on it?
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    Waterproof greases?

    For me is not clear what do you want. Water resistant grease or grease that withstands spray offs. They are two different types of greases – e.g. 1. steel and paper mill greases has excellent resistance to sprayoffs, 2. marine grease works excellent with presence of water. Than marine greases...
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    What is trlinium?

    Still not evidence what is trilinium, additive package or marketing biz. If you don’t know something you can judge isn't it? If I don’t get answer via forum I’ll sent a mail to manufactures and ask them. The list so far. 1. - <a href=""...
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    Grease base oil viscosity?

    I think that you will get more help if you pace message in ¨bicycle¨ part of this forum. As far as I understood you want to reduce bearing losses. Unfortunately they are the smallest part of losses 3...5W - for hubs bottom bracket and pedals. Do you want to reduce them - go wor ceramics...
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    What is trlinium?

    What is trilinium? Here is another lubricant with it <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
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    What is trlinium?

    Maybe you are right but lets keep on main subject. <span style="font-weight: bold">What is trilinium?</span>
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    What is trlinium?

    Thanks, I know that they use trlinium in their dry chainlube but now I sow the same component in their grease. This grease is famous in bicycle brache. It makes wonder in any hub. <a href=""...
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    What is trlinium?

    Hello, I have question. What is trilinium? Is this a commercial name or real product. What are the physical and chemical properties of this additive. Additional info - It come across when I read article over DuPont "Finish Line" products. Mister google does not help me a lot and I decide...
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    Source for moly

    I use MOS2 from e-bay. I have something like 0.5kg package for whole my life. It is high quality 4um I have made own hot parafine wax. In your case WS seems logical - since is solvable PS I've made a wet chain lube too - 85W140 + Mos2
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    Bicycle grease

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kamele0N</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I was always wondering why not an EP grease for bike bearings...I personally find this comment stupid! </div></div> The most EP are S and P based. The forces and temperatures by...