Treating Your Chain with the VonBuckinator
Chain cleaning and waxing are often frustrating, messy, and even dangerous, but are required for performance. This process can take hours, even for experienced cyclists.
Why Clean with the VonBuckinator?
- Achieve a deep clean without removal of the chain
- Obtain a thoroughly clean chain without the mess
- Deep clean a chain in a matter of minutes
- Use an eco-friendly cleaning solution that is filtered and recycled
- Automatically applies a wet lubricant or revolutionary hot wax
Automatic Chain Waxing with Slippery John’s
The average bike chain has over 400 moving parts and requires regular lubrication to decrease pedaling effort, shift properly and reduce wear. As a chain wears, it becomes longer and will no longer sit correctly in the gears. Riding with a dirty and or worn chain will quickly wear out expensive chain rings and gear clusters.
Bicycle chains are subjected to thousands of pounds of pressure where each pin and bushing meet. Lubricant is quickly pushed out of these tiny areas, resulting in metal working on metal, creating wear. Frequent chain lubrication is required to get lubricant back into these critical areas. Wax based lubricants have the ability to flow back into these areas while riding. As friction increases, the pins and bushings warm up, wax melts and flows. Hot waxing a chain creates a thick coating of wax that acts as a reserve, allowing longer intervals between applications. Unlike with liquid lubricants, a waxed chain does not attract road grit, further reducing wear. To maximize performance, and prevent hundreds of dollars in maintenance, you’ll need the best wax available. Our lubricant, Slippery John’s Chain Gravy, is just as revolutionary as the VonBuckinator.
Why Treat Your Chain with Slippery John’s?
- Utilizes a non-paraffin wax that coats the entire chain
- Doesn’t hold dirt or grit
- Flows back into the pin and bushing interface when heated
- Results in less chain wear and reduced wear of the gear cluster and chain ring
- Uses an eco-friendly formula of all natural waxes and oils
- Can last up to 300 miles or more
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