Originally Posted by ScubaStevieG
Thanks All! One last detail which I briefly touched on. I rode around in salty, oily, shit filled floodwaters for a total of about an hour. Does that change your opinions? I did cleanup up afterwards. I suppose bearings and most other items need to be sealed because they are external and often exposed during trail riding...
So now you own a nasty tasting, slimy, turd of a bike (your description, different words).
You used her for what she's made for. Unless it was submerged scrub'r down, rinse her off, lube the exterior moving parts and get back into the saddle.