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Old 11-16-2012, 10:12 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by frog13 View Post
Still haven't REALLY figured this out yet?.....but, I was trail riding two weeks or so ago and it was quite dusty.We do not have RED clay here,but maybe the clay "dust" turned color after the bike was parked/sat for awhile?.If I ever definetly figure this out I'll humor folks and advise.
I've read somewhere or a cycle mechanic told me that this red residue indicates that the o-ring or x-ring seals are breaking down and its time for a new chain. I don't remember where I read it or heard it.

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