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Type of grease/oil for lubrication points?

I'm going over some maintenance on my bike getting it ready for the season, and was wondering what kind of grease or oil you would recommend for lubricating moving parts? The service manual shows which parts need to be lubed but as far as I could find didn't mention what to use.

So what do you use? And are there other parts on the bike that aren't mentioned under regular maintenance that you would recommend lubricating?
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Re: Type of grease/oil for lubrication points?

I generally use a multi purpose bearing/mechanical grease for suspension pivot points, head bearings and axles. Some guys ive heard recommend marine grade just because its more resistant to water.
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I generally use a multi purpose bearing/mechanical grease for suspension pivot points, head bearings and axles. Some guys ive heard recommend marine grade just because its more resistant to water.
So how do you apply it? Just from the outside or do you take the respective parts apart?

Also what do you use for pivot points at the levers etc?

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Re: Type of grease/oil for lubrication points?

I use wheel bearing grease on everything. I take the levers and foot pegs apart and lightly coat the pivot or bolt with grease using my finger.
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Re: Type of grease/oil for lubrication points?

I used Mobil1 synthetic grease.
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Thanks for the suggestions.
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I used Mobil1 synthetic grease.
Is this the stuff?
https://mobiloil.com/en/synthetic-gr...nthetic-grease
How would you recommend applying it for regular maintenance? Spray/smear it into the joints or take it all apart to get it in there?
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