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Old 01-17-2015, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Is there any risk in keeping your bike outside in extreme cold?

Originally Posted by Trey View Post

I knew it! The old timers around here must go through a ton of that stuff a year, and I haven't seen any evidence that it makes any difference.

On the other hand, though, I might have been putting the graphite to the wrong use. It might be just the thing for locks that have more complex mechanisms and are kept indoors.

But a U-lock that is exposed to the weather? Maybe that graphite merely turned into a wet, then frozen, sludge.
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