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  1. Now I've heard everything.

    Now I've heard everything.
  2. Well, MY bike is super-clean, I did a full...

    Well, MY bike is super-clean, I did a full cleaning about 3 weeks ago; it needed it! And I've been caught in the rain twice since. We have a lot of sand, here at sea-level, so had to detail the...
  3. My road bike chain has a power link, too.

    My road bike chain has a power link, too.
  4. I've done it in my bathtub. Also over lunch...

    I've done it in my bathtub. Also over lunch wearing work clothes. Well, maybe I did change, first.
  5. I meant to avoid getting any grease or oil on the...

    I meant to avoid getting any grease or oil on the frame. Some people clean their bikes more than others. I tend to avoid doing too much. So long as I occasionally wipe down the drivetrain.

    Edit: I...
  6. Never tried it. :) Does sound like I soak the...

    Never tried it. :)

    Does sound like I soak the heck out of my bike from that description. But it's mostly from a rag/sponge and drizzling. Even for rinsing. I know people like hoses, and there is...
  7. Good point! In fact, after lubing, dry the...

    Good point!

    In fact, after lubing, dry the entire bike again (minus the chain), to ensure you don't miss anything. Especially any metal nuts in things like the headset where water will pool....
  8. The main thing is not to spray water directly...

    The main thing is not to spray water directly into the casset hub area and bottom bracket from the sides. Let it dribble from the top down, and don't use high pressure.

    I have an inexpensive...
  9. Maybe google some chain cleaning vidoes? Lots of...

    Maybe google some chain cleaning vidoes? Lots of stuff on Youtube. And there are many articles on how to clean your bike. :)
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