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12-Month Warranty

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How often should I use a motorcycle chain cleaner?

It is important to properly maintain your motorcycle chain to ensure optimal performance and longevity. One crucial tool for this task is a motorcycle chain cleaner. But how often should you use it? Let's explore the answer in detail.

The frequency at which you should use a motorcycle chain cleaner depends on various factors such as your riding conditions, the type of chain and your maintenance routine. Generally, it is recommended to clean your motorcycle chain every 300-500 miles. If your bike has been sitting for a while and your chain has rusted, it is a good idea to clean it and lube before you ride.

chain severely in need of motorcycle chain cleaner

Riding conditions also play a significant role in determining how often you should clean your motorcycle chain. If you primarily ride on clean, dry roads, you may be able to clean it less frequently. However, if you often encounter dirt, mud, rain, or other debris on your rides, it is advisable to clean your chain more frequently.

The type of chain you have also affects the cleaning frequency. O-ring chains, for example, are equipped with rubber seals that help retain lubrication, making them less prone to wear, but dirt and debris buildup can work as an abrasive which can damage the o-rings. The only way to know for sure is to inspect your chain.

Additionally, your regular maintenance routine plays a crucial role. Regularly inspecting your motorcycle chain for signs of wear, checking its tension, and maintaining proper lubrication are vital steps in its overall maintenance. If you notice excessive dirt accumulation or signs of chain wear during your inspections, it is time to clean your chain.

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Using a quality motorcycle chain cleaner is essential for effectively removing dirt, grime, and debris from your motorcycle chain. When selecting a chain cleaner, make sure to choose one that is specifically designed for motorcycle chains. 

To clean your motorcycle chain, follow these steps:

1. First, put on a pair of gloves to protect your hands. Then, place a catch pan or newspaper under the chain to catch any drips or debris.

2. Apply the chain cleaner directly to the chain. Make sure to cover the entire chain, focusing on the areas with visible dirt or grime buildup.

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3. Use a rag or soft bristled brush like a toothbrush to scrub the chain. Gently scrub the chain from top to bottom, making sure to reach all sides of the links. This will help to loosen and remove the dirt.

4. Once you have scrubbed the chain, let the cleaner sit on the chain for a few minutes to allow it to penetrate and break down the dirt.

5. After the cleaner has had time to work, use a clean cloth or rag to wipe away the loosened dirt and grime. Make sure to thoroughly clean all sides of the chain.

Cleaning debris after application of motorcycle chain cleaner

6. Finally, inspect the chain for any remaining dirt or debris. If necessary, repeat the cleaning process until the chain is clean.

After cleaning your motorcycle chain, it is important to properly lubricate it. Lubrication helps to reduce friction and wear.

Automatic Chain Lube Keeps Your Motorcycle Chain Cleaner

Do you spend every hours over a long trip cleaning and lubing your chain. Let a Motobriiz automatic motorcycle chain oiler do the work for you while you ride.  Small amounts of your favorite motorcycle chain lube are continuously dispensed and applied to your chain using just the pressure of the wind. As your chain circles the sprockets some chain lube exits the chain and takes dirt with it. Amazingly simple automation that keeps your motorcycle chain cleaner. The only moving part is your motorcycle. 

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Riders worldwide are riding free from the burden of constant chain cleaning and lubing. They are greatly extending the life of their chains by continuously applying lube to keep the external surfaces lubed and their O-rings pliable to prevent cracking and the loss of internal lube.

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