Tag: Friction Facts

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Lab testing confirms: Clean your damn chain

I’ve taken some pretty deep dives into the topic of chains over the past few years, and the common theme throughout is that having a clea...

$250 per watt: CeramicSpeed brings friction-cutting pulleys to gravel

The annual Sea Otter Classic trade show isn’t happening as usual this month, unfortunately, so to fill the gaping tech news void left in ...

CeramicSpeed OSPW pulley wheel system review: Oversized, overpriced

The bike industry is full of products that claim to make you faster. Some focus on reducing your aero drag, others trim weight, and some ...

Do clutch rear derailleurs add drivetrain friction?

Clutched rear derailleurs have long been a fixture in the mountain bike world, given how the one-way pulley cage pivots dramatically enha...

Seeking the holy grail: A fast chain lube that saves you money

If you’re one that likes your bike running like a finely tuned machine, you’ll likely already know that chains often need to be replaced ...

Friction Facts: How lubricants and seals affect cartridge bearing friction

Friction Facts is a lab based in Boulder, Colorado, that specializes in quantitative mechanical friction testing of bicycle drivetrain co...