does oil-based chain lue deteriorate after long periods (months) of

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by Catagory6

bike has been inside the house all winter, above 65 degrees F

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by mattr

Depends, some oils will dry out, the lighter fractions evaporate leaving a gummy/waxy residue.

Some don't. I've not tried leaving many oils on a chain for months.

You'll also accumulate dust.

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by AJS914

Just relube, wipe down the chain and then go ride. You don't have to over think this.

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