Re: General Questions moving past a novice in hobby
5.- If you use Seafoam, use it as recommended. Good stuff, Maynard!
6.- I would watch for the chain to come off via the "tensioner" going out of whack...that will ruin your day if it happens at any speed above a walk. Also, the only "failure" I've ever encountered was the frame breaking where the chainstays go into the main tube. (wasn't me, but a guy I was riding with.