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Clean Chain Degreaser
Revolutionary degreasing gel!

Its great and:

- Made in Britain
- Unique gel formula- easy to apply
- 100% natural ingredients
- Can be diluted to make 1 litre of Green Clean bike cleaner


Clean Chain degreaser was developed due to two frustrations with other degreasers .
1- They are runny
2- They are petrochemical based, damaging your skin, garden and environment
(Though sometimes claiming 'orange extract' content for a greenwash edge!)

Clean Chain is a degreasing gel, so it sticks to the chain for effective degreasing.
Clean Chain degreaser is 100% Natural and biodegradable

Why clean your chain?
Layer upon layer of chain lube can build up into a mess. Pollution in the air can pollute your chain, and mud and road dirt can also make it dirty. A clean chain with oil can be over 99% efficient.

How to use Clean Chain

1. Apply liberally to the chain

Clean Chain degreaser being applied


2. Ride the bike for a minute or less to work it in, shifting through the gears.

3. Next, wipe the chain hard with a dry rag.

4. Then, wipe or scrub down again with a wet rag or Green Oil Bicycle Brush.
(It helps to do this on the top part of the chain, keeping the chain tight by holding the cranks in place)

5. Rinse thoroughly with water. A good way is to pour a watering can onto the chain, whilst turning the cranks backwards.

6. Leave to dry, or dry with an old towel

You can also use 30ml Clean Chain and 60ml water mixed together in a chain bath. This is where you take the chain off the bike, and leave it in a small but of this solution for 2-4 hours. Then wipe clean. The same mix can be used in a chain cleaning devise, up to 1 part Clean Chain to 3 parts water.

Clean Chain can also be mixed with 900ml water to make a whole litre of Green Clean bike cleaner!


How is Clean Chain green?


The Earth

Other degreasers often boast about their orange content. However, they are often petroleum based, with a hint of orange. 'Greenwash' they like to call it. Moreover, many use aerosol cans with harmful propellants, and packaging that is difficult to recycle.

- Clean Chain degreaser's formula is 100% natural ingredients
- Its bottle is 100% recycled plastic, and easily recyclable
- Clean Chain is totally biodegradable after its life on your bike
- It won't damage your skin

Clean Chain doesn't contain any petrochemicals. We use a special detergent made from coconut oil, orange peel extract, which is a by product of the organic orange juice industry, and other plant based ingredients for powerful degreasing performance.

Clean Chain plus H2O equals Green Clean


*You can use Clean Chain degreaser with water to make a whole litre of Green Clean bike cleaner. This means less water being transported around, and therefore a lower carbon footprint.

1. Pour 100ml (the contents of one bottle) of Clean Chain into an empty Green Clean bottle
2. Pour in 900ml water. Use water butt rain water if possible, or warm tap water.

NB. You don't have to measure out 900ml - simply watch the water rise until it goes a bit over the label.

Recycling information

Green Oil UK Limited will pay you 10p in cash for your old Clean Chain degreaser bottle. Selected retailers will refill your bottle for a 10p discount. This concept is widespread in most countries where deposit bottles are used for beer and other drinks. See us at the next trade show for your 10p in cash!

You can of course though recycle your Clean Chain bottle. The cap is made of 'polypropylene' - plastic type 5, so we're honest about it - most councils in the UK don't take plastic type five. Please rinse and recycle the bottle after removing the cap. Here are the recycling codes:

Green Oil chain lube recycling codes

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Product reviews

Clean Chain is a great product. Here are some reviews

 

 
Cycling plus Best Buy Award  
Cycling Plus logo

Cycling Plus verdict: 9/10

Eco-Cleaner that doesn't compromise on performance

We assumed this new, green bike cleaner might give us a warm feeling inside for doing ‘the right thing’ for the planet but wouldn’t actually get the dirt off the down tube. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it really works!

- Product test in Cycling Plus, December 2008, page 58.

 
           
 
 

'8/10'
and four stars!

..An eco-friendly equal to traditional degreasers...Simple, clean and very effective.

- Review by Shan Audane, road.cc November 2009. Click to see the full review.

 

 
           
     
Moredirt.com logo


...a concentrated degreaser that works brilliantly for chains and would work well in a chain cleaning device....Kind to the environment and really works...

- Average Joe Review by MoreDirt.co.uk, October 2009.
Click to see the full review.

 

 
           
 
Wiggle logo

4.5/5

'Smells great (!!??!!) works very well...Buy some!'
'I am happy to be green if it works and is good value, like this.
'It removes almost anything you want to throw at it, can be diluted to use a bike wash and even removes oil stains from your clothes!'

- A selection of user reviews from Wiggle.co.uk. The 4.5/5 is based on an average of all the user reviews. Click to the left to see the full reviews.

 
           
     
Bicycle Navi logo
This review is in Japanese therefore could say anything.
It looks positive though!


- Bicycle Navi, September 2009 page 100.
 
           
     
Huckmonkey.com logo
'...works really well not only on your chain but on all the other parts that may have collected dirt over the years.'

- Review by Lyndon, HuckMonkey.com.

 
           
     
Dirt Magazine logo
...Great products that leave you with a clean conscience as well as a clean bike!

- Review in Dirt Magazine, December 2008, page 110.
Click on the logo to see the full review.
 
           
     
Chasing Trails logo

...A decent chain cleaner has to be a money saver...

- Review by Chasing Trails. Click for full review.

 
           
     
Road CC 4/5 award for Clean Chain degreaser

...every bit as effective as those derived from petrochemicals without damaging the environment or bank balances into the bargain!...

- Review by Road.cc Click for full review.

 
           
   

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