My role exposes me to lots of shiny new tech, but I’ve made a conscious effort to be less acquisitive this year.
Being honest, I have pretty much all the kit I could ever need for my riding, and I’m struggling to stuff any more into my pokey wee hoose.
As such, I’m bringing you a tighter selection of the kit that has impressed me most in the past 12-months – they’re all products I’ve used for years now and couldn’t live without. Squirt wax chain lube
I desperately hope lubricator-in-chief Simon von Bromley neglects to read this article – I already hear enough unsolicited opinions about why wax makes the best chain lube in the office without him knowing I’m a convert.
But, alas, it’s true – 2022 was the year I fully ditched my wet lube habit and waxed myself up.
I’m not quite dedicated enough to go full slow cooker , but I’m also not chasing marginal performance gains.
For me, the attraction of wax lube is its cleanliness – if applied to a degreased chain, hot soapy water is enough to clean it off. Application is also easy. These are two key benefits because I am very lazy.Trust me – once you go wax, you won’t go back. My tandem This is a cop-out as I’ve included a variation of ‘my tandem ’ in most yearly round-ups, but I care not one jot.This year’s two-week tandem tour around Scotland with Laura was the most fulfilling and fun trip I have […]
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