7-17-08 // Who really controls our oil…

Photos: Morgan Meredith

The Canadians like their bacon so thick that we Americans call it “ham.” Apparently, they feel the same way about chain lube. While we settle for lightweight moisturizers like WD-40 or GT-85, our north-of-the-border neighbors have taken to pouring good old 10W-30 on their drivetrains. Wade Simmons, gettin’ it done.

Maybe we could learn a thing or two – if it’s good enough for Andreas Hestler, it’s good enough for me, right? But if my chain gummed up, I would actually have to pay for a new one.