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Cost effective bicycle cleaning

Posted by Ben Simonelli on

Cost effective bicycle cleaning

Crankalicious mud honey is a extremely cost effective bucket wash bicycle cleaning solution. Handmade in the uk using premium ingredients. Simply add a capful in a bucket full of hot water. Hose you bike down using a brush to loosen any caked on mud. Wash your bike down with the Mud Honey bucket wash. Hose off and you are done!

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Matt Finishing spray tutorial

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Increasingly popular in recent years is the painted matt finish, or indeed the unclacquered carbon fibre frame.   To maintain the finish for a long period, and to prevent it from becoming shiny, (i.e. less matt), the procedure and products needed for cleaning are slightly different.  Crankalicious have developed some products perfect for these frame types, and so this guide will share exactly why, and how, to prepare your matt frame. Before we get into the detail of how, let's first understand exactly what causes a frame to appear matt, and why that's important.A Matt Frame appearance is created by many...

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How often should I lube my chain?

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How often should I lube my chain?  it is recommended that if you are a frequent rider you should lube your chain at least once a month. Not only will the lubricant extend the life of your chain it will also reduce the wear and tear that dirt and grime does to your entire drive train. Using a high quality ceramic chain lube like crankalicious science friction ceramic chain lubricant will help keep your drivetrain running smoothly as the lubricant penetrates deep into the links and pins. 

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Ultimate Christmas present?

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Ultimate Christmas present?

Struggling to know what to get the cyclist in your family for Christmas? We have your back. The crankalicious range of bicycle care is the perfect gift for any cycling enthusiast.  It works as advertised and will leave their bike looking brand new They look nice - the impressive colours will surprise your loved ones when they open the box Most cyclist are obsessed with their sport. It’s a gift that shows you care    

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About Crankalicious

Posted by Ben Simonelli on

Born from a wealth of experience in car care products, with many awards to our name, we wanted to combine our passion of cycling with our knowledge and expertise in automotive detailing. Crankalicious was created. We seek to create the best, most technically-proficient products possible, using the best quality ingredients we can find. We try to present them in the most convenient, ecologically-sound packaging. And they're handmade in small batches, in a small Essex town, not far from Stansted airport in the UK. As keen cyclists, you will often find us trying to climb a mountain, riding a sportive or tackling challenges we're...

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