Seeking all daily commuters who ride despite rain and cold! I've recently started commuting to Seattle daily (riding across via Ferry). I've managed to get myself a good setup in terms of bike (Multistrada), tires (Pilot Road 4's), wet and cold gear (Klim), etc. As the temps are now dipping into the 30's I'm still enjoying the commute. What I need help with is understanding how much maintenance and upkeep on a daily or weekly basis is required. Some say to wipe down your bike and lube your chain after every rainy ride.... but soon that will be every day. Some say only once a week. I know that there much be some riders who are pedantic and others that are lazy. I can certainly see the appeal of a shaft drive to avoid the chain work. I intended to get a BMW but fell in love with the Multistrada instead. So, please help me separate fact from fiction. For the hard core daily rider in wet, cold, nasty conditions, what really needs to be done?