Category: Review

Clean chain with wax and Teflon – get rid of the oil!

For a long time I oiled my chain like everyone else, sometimes with this stuff, sometimes with that stuff. At the end of the day, it was dark to black and stained. Not a nice sight, as the rest of the bike is actually always very clean.

So what to do? Wax the chain?

Inspired by some videos on the internet of users who no longer oil their chains but treat them with a wax-teflon mixture, I decided to give it a try.
Without further ado, the following tools were ordered:

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DIY Tubeless Air Tank Tire Booster

Tubeless tyres or with inner tube?

I have been riding the Mavic UST tubeless tyres for two years now and I had:


But where there is so much light, there is also shadow. Tubeless tyres have no inner tube and use sealing milk to seal both small punctures and the tyre itself on the rim.

When a new tyre finds its way onto the rim, or if the used tyre is to be re-fitted during a service, one question always arises: How do I get enough air into the tyre quickly so that the tyre can jump into the rim bed? Normal floor pump – forget it. And not everyone has a big compressor in the basement.

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