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Green Oil On Tour Bike Lube

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Product Description

Your any weather wet lube :
  • Penetrates
  • Lubricates
  • Protects
  • Prevents rust
  • Mini bottle for touring
  • Pocket and saddle bag sized!

Green Oil chain lube was developed in 2007, and is the country's if not the World's first biodegradable bike chain lube. It lasts in excess of 100 miles on the chain per application (depending on conditions) and has won a wealth of awards - from environmentalists and the bike industry alike. 

Green Oil has an easy to use 'snap cap' Simply twist and pull off in one go. It has a fantastic long nozzle, easy to get to hard to reach areas. 

Green Oil chain lube now contains N-Toc, a special refined plant extract to increase durability, increasing the length of time between applications. 

Green Oil can also be used for cables, brake leavers, bike locks and for other lube applications. Its versatile. We don't want to encourage too much flying - climate change being a problem of course, but if you do need to take a plane you an take Green Oil with you. Green Oil is within the 100ml fluid limit, so you can even take it in your hand luggage (for a cheeky bit of on plane bike maintenance perhaps!). 

Why use chain oil?

A chain can be over 99% efficient in transferring energy from your pedalling to kinetic energy to drive the bike forward.
Friction occurs between links, and lubricating the chain reduces this - increasing efficiency.
Also, your bike chain is exposed to the elements: water + steel = rust. Rust = reduced efficiency (and harder pedalling!)
Rust and wear due to friction also reduce the life of your bike chain. Green Oil chain lube reduces both, extending the life of your chain, and reducing friction, for a smoother ride.

How to apply :
  1. Ensure your bike is secure
  2. Preferably clean the chain first, and dry. (A wipe down with a rag is better than nothing)
  3. Work out how many times you need to spin the cranks for one chain circulation - Slowly turn the cranks backwards, watching a single chain link go all the way around.
  4. Apply Green Oil to the top part of the bottom half of the chain (if that doesn't make sense, hopefully the diagram below does!). Apply to one length of the chain. Apply to the 'rollers', the cylinders on the chain.
  5. Carefully spin the cranks a few times.
  6. Wipe off excess from the outside of the chain with a rag. Its most important to have lube between the links of the chain, rather than on the outside.
NB. If there is snow, we recommend not doing part 6, and putting two layers of Green Oil on, ensuring the whole chain is coated. Salt on the roads means you need extra protection, as salt causes rust- so lots and lots of chain oil is a good thing in these conditions. Generally though a thin layer is cleaner and more efficient.

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Lube & Cleaners Guide

What are lubrication and cleaners?

Lubrication and cleaners are vital for keeping your bike in good working order. Not only will it look shiny and new, but clean components are less prone to damage and will last longer.

Who needs lubrication and cleaners?

Anyone who rides a bike. Cleaning your bike needn’t be a chore as there are so many easy-to-use products it’s actually a simple task to undertake.

What are the choices?

From a value-for-money complete cleaning kit to individual products, you can really clean up when it comes to choosing products for washing and maintaining your bike. There are brushes to get into hard to reach places, products to clean and products to protect.

What should I buy with it?

Cleaning brushes are great for achieving that new bike look and won’t damage the finish of your bike.

Anything else?

It’s best to use products that are specifically designed for cleaning bikes as they have been formulated to be kind to your pride and joy. 

See our Bike cleaning guide for more.

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