How To Clean and Lube a Bicycle Chain with a Park Tool Chain Cleaner

Chain cleaning is an essential part of bike maintenance. This video will walk you through each step of cleaning and lubricating a drivetrain.

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Video contents:
00:22 Tools Needed
01:12 Clean with solvent
02:30 Rinse with soapy water
03:12 Chain Lubrication

➤ Tools & materials used:
• CM-5.3 Cyclone™ Chain Scrubber –
• CM-25 Professional Chain Scrubber –
• CB-4 Bio Chainbrite™ –
• GSC-1 Gearclean™ Brush –
• DH-1 Dummy Hub –
• CL-1 Synthetic Blend Chain Lube –

• MG-2 Nitrile Mechanic’s Gloves –
• SA-1 Shop Apron –
• Rags

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➤ More Chain Repair Help:
• The Park Tool Guide to Chains ▶︎
• When to Replace a Chain on a Bicycle ▶︎
• How to Fix a Broken Bicycle Chain ▶︎
• How to Replace a Chain on a Bicycle – Sizing & Installation ▶︎
• How to Replace a Chain on a Single Speed Bike – Sizing, Installation & Tensioning ▶︎
• How to Size a Bicycle Chain ▶︎
• How to Size a Campagnolo Bicycle Chain ▶︎ .