Maintenance Step 2: Cleansing
Clean Chain 1
Use hard side (black) of brush to clean between chain plates. If necessary, use some neutral based detergent to help get rid of dirt.
Clean Chain 2
Use a dry cloth to clean chain surface. If necessary, use a neutral based detergent on cloth.
Clean Chain 3
DO NOT dip your chain in (aggressive) degreasers - they remove the remaining grease from the chain’s parts, and may cause cracks.
Use a piece of dry cloth with neutral detergent to clean pulleys.
Clean Front Chainring
Wipe chainring teeth with a cloth.
Clean Cassette Sprockets
Remove the chain. Use a piece of dry cloth with neutral detergent and put it between each gear to clean.