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We did it! Production will soon commence. Other spray lubricants use PTFE and petroleum oils. 
We use plants.
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We did it! Production will soon commence. Other spray lubricants use PTFE and petroleum oils. We use plants. Pre-order now.
233 backers pledged £9,110 to help bring this project to life.
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What is a prototype?

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As you might know, PTFE and petrochemical spray lubes are bad for the environment and people's health.

PTFE accumulates in the environment and body tissue.

And we're using this stuff on BICYCLES?
   - Isn't cycling supposed to be eco-friendly?

Green Oil has been making eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable bike products from plants instead of petrochemicals for a number of years. We need your help to mass produce our latest creation.

Our latest challenge, and a product people have asked for is a PTFE free, aerosol lubricant spray. These products are used in workshops around the World. Mechanics breath spray lubricants, even though the cans say not to. It's difficult to avoid in un-ventilated cycle workshops.
They even say 'Do no use in an un-ventilated area. Avoid breathing in fumes'.

Yet bike shops and cycling cafes often stink of PTFE sprays, with customers and staff breathing it in.

We created Green Oil EcoSpray Lube with plant based fluids. They are totally biodegradable and skin safe. And the formula works to:
- Displace water
- Lubricate (chains cables and more)
- Rejuvenate suspension forks

The straw fitting is great for brake levers and other hard to reach bits.

Green Oil EcoSpray Lube is the eco-friendly, healthy solution for bike workshops. Let's turn this prototype into a scaled up product.

We have deals for both consumers, and bike shops owners.

 And if you own a bicycle shop, here is an option for you:

 Green Oil Eco Spray Lube tested on bikes for iBike London's Earth Hour

Risks and challenges

Creating a production line for an aerosol is expensive, so we've turned to Kickstarter.

We want to get Green Oil EcoSpray Lube to as many people as possible. This isn't a product we can make on our normal production line as aerosols require special filling machines and packaging.

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