Originally Posted by Drif10
This makes for a wheel that don't need a rim lock.
Until you hit water...
Used to use WD-40 on my grips, for the same reason, but it loosens up quick once it gets wet.
On the XR, in the desert, it's actually necessary to use 2 rim locks if you're gonna be on it hard. That thing will turn the rim inside the tire otherwise.
As for baby powder, I use it every so often. It does help the tube lie nicely. But with big HD tubes, it is a bit superfluous...