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Good topic I was just about to get on this one. You beat me to it!

I have tried Maxima Chain Wax which is the most common one used in the motorcycle world but seeing how good Moutl oil products are I had to give their chain lube a try. That is what I am currently using.

One important step when using Motul Chain Lube is you must warm up the chain before applying. I find that it helps lube stick. Some guys have reported its crap and it flies everywhere but they missed that one crucial step.

Lasts longer than Maxima, no mess when applied right, easy to clean off and reapply.

What do you guys use?
 
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I used the Motul pictured above for a while. I found that it would gum/gunk up and it would fling from the chain and coat the bike with blobs of goo. Maybe I was using too much of it. I switched to DuPont Teflon Chain-Saver and did not have any of the same issues though. No globs of goo, no serious fling onto the bike.
 

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I don't know about different brands but chain wax is definitely the way to go.
 

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For no fling the best I have heard is the Motul Chain paste with brush applicator. Nothing bad said about this one. Going to be using the paste when spring is around the corner ;)

 

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I usually blow the excess off with compressed air to stop it from flinging

It does fling but it works well and does what it sais.
 

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The only porblem for some is that they over apply and when the chain heats up from riding the excess fliings. The paste will make it easier for that matter.
 

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I'm wondering how hard it is going to be to keep these shiny new red rims clean. I have a CBR with black rims currently, and they get all kinds of gunked up with chain lube, I'm worried about the new reds I'll be riding for the first time this weekend!:)
 

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I'm wondering how hard it is going to be to keep these shiny new red rims clean. I have a CBR with black rims currently, and they get all kinds of gunked up with chain lube, I'm worried about the new reds I'll be riding for the first time this weekend!:)
If you take a bright enough spotlight and shine it on the 600rr black rims you will notice blotches all over. this is all from the brake dust, chain lube and crap from the road. The best thing to do its to bring wax or some type of synthetic wax when you pick it up and apply some on before riding home. Red is nice but dirt and grime just shows up way too easily. Got to keep the shoes clean and presentable ;)
 

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For no fling the best I have heard is the Motul Chain paste with brush applicator. Nothing bad said about this one. Going to be using the paste when spring is around the corner ;)

Motul products are great. For cars, bikes, just about anything!
 

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Has any one tried Amsoil stuff?
 

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In my humble opinion they all fling off something, tried all the products mentioned and all end over the back wheel if you use to much, infact stuff getting everywhere shows you are looking after your chain. Used the Motul paste last year on the way to Phillip island, liked it because it packs so well, if you put to much on, it's on the back rim before you know it. The secret is when to apply it and how much.
 

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100 mileson the clock and chain already rusting !

I picked the new bike yesterday, rode from Wolverhampton to Wakefield (100 miles). The chain is already rusting !! It was quite wet on the way though but still i wasn't expecting it to rust so quick,

Now I have no idea which chain lube use as I have never done this before!

Is Motul the recommended brand then?
 
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