The Ceramicspeed UFO Drip wax chain lube is one in every of my favorites because of its lengthy lifespan and clear, quiet operation. Now, they’ve up to date the system and added variations for moist circumstances and indoor/observe use, and launched a complete line of motorcycle care merchandise.
The UFO line began with the unique liquid wax lube, which was adopted by a line of bearing cleaner and greases, providing a straightforward approach to refresh any wheel, backside bracket, or different bearing in your bike with conditions-specific greases. The drivetrain cleaner got here out on the similar time, and people merchandise all carry over unchanged save for packaging and labels.
The expanded line goals to supply the correct lube and upkeep product for any half, in any circumstances, giving them a whole UFO household.
UFO Drivetrain Cleaner
I’m displaying the UFO Drivetrain Cleaner first as a result of there’s an necessary caveat to wax lubes: They are often more durable to take away out of your chain as typical “degreasers” could not have the correct solvents to take away the waxes.
And, whereas wax lubes usually do a (a lot) higher job of shedding contaminants as you experience, a moist or muddy experience will nonetheless go away crud in your chain. So, after any moist experience, you’d ideally wipe off the chain at a minimal, and absolutely clear it in a perfect world. That’s the place their drivetrain cleaner is available in, serving to to clear off any contaminated wax lube and dissolving it from contained in the chain, prepping the chain for a recent coat of lube.
UFO Drip Moist Circumstances Wax Chain Lube
The principle good thing about liquid wax chain lubes is that they keep clear, however additionally they occur to constantly rank as the highest performers in unbiased third social gathering exams in opposition to all varieties of chain lubes. However, usually, they carry out greatest in dry circumstances since they’re capable of slough off mud, dust, and grit, however add water and so they can put on off sooner.
The brand new UFO Drip Moist Circumstances wax lube is reformulated to take care of safety for longer. Whereas they didn’t check in opposition to different wax lubes, their inside testing (they acquired Friction Details a while in the past to handle such issues) reveals that it outlasts typical fashionable moist lubes. (I’ve reached out for extra particulars and can replace or add to a evaluation as soon as we hear again)
Ceramicspeed UFO Drip All Circumstances chain lube
The unique “chain coating” is now in model 2, which lasts longer and is simpler to use. Now, it will get the revised household labeling and is available in a smaller bottle measurement and whiter shade for simpler utility.
UFO Drip Indoor & Observe chain lube
The facet impact of wax lubes’ skill to shed grit is that it additionally sheds wax particles with it, making it a poor selection for indoor using. Whether or not on the coach or the observe, you don’t need that on the ground. The brand new UFO Drip Indoor & Observe system has a better ratio of friction reducers to wax to scale back the construct up on the chain and subsequent shedding.