What lube/grease to use for new bottom bracket?

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What lube/grease to use for new bottom bracket?
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Posted: May 26, 2014 at 16:12 Quote
Hi guys!
I'm going g to replace my bottom bracket and want to make sure I will use right type of grease for it.
Also soon I will restore my whole bike which is wfo9 by niner 2013 model.
I ride hard in different conditions and my bike gets lots of dirt on it.
Should I use anti-seize for bottom bracket? What about freewheel ? And what type of alcohol do you guys use to clean parts from grease?

I appreciate you time and knowledge!

Posted: May 29, 2014 at 23:28 Quote
Copper grease for bottom brackets, disc rotor bolts, shock bolts, cassette lock rings, pedals, seatposts...etc

I use isopropyl or muc off...

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 7:37 Quote
The best mountain bike use I have found for copper grease is to put a thin film of it on the back of the brake pad to lubricate the pad to piston joint.

I would suggest loctite blue for rotor bolts, shock bolts and frame pivot bolts.

For stuff like a bottom bracket, pretty much any grease should do the trick. Phil Wood water proof grease has been used for decades on bikes, you cannot do wrong with it.

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 21:17 Quote
There is only one type of grease. Its name is Phil Wood. But in reality I'm sure everything else is fine too.

Best degreaser I've found is run of the mill white gas. Works wonders when it's time to do a drivetrain cleaning.

Just, you know, don't huff it. Or light up a smoke.

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