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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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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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    Pledge £1 or more About US$ 2

    Help stop PTFE pollution

    Gift a quid to help stop PTFE pollution, and the harm caused to mechanics from spray lubricants.
    Feel good helping us.

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    Pledge £7 or more About US$ 10

    Green Oil EcoSpray Lube

    Be the first to own this eco friendly, skin safe bicycle lubricant Green Oil EcoSpray Lube 400ml. Just in time for Spring!

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    Pledge £18 or more About US$ 24

    2 x Green Oil EcoSpray Lube + gift

    Own two cans of Green Oil EcoSpray Lube 400ml from our first production run.
    Make this happen, breath freely.

    Includes:
    • Clean Chain degreaser jelly 100ml
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    Pledge £27 or more About US$ 35

    Green Oil EcoSpray Lube Bronze Package

    Thank you for supporting this project. This reward contains:
    - Green Oil EcoSpray Lube 400ml
    - Ecogrease tube 200ml
    - EcoRag
    - Green Oil On Tour mini lube 20ml
    - Green Oil Dry Chain Wax 100ml

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    Pledge £47 or more About US$ 61

    Green Oil Eco Rider Deluxe Ultra Set

    This set comes in a recycled plastic bucket. It includes:
    - Green Oil EcoSpray Lube 400ml
    - Ecogrease 200ml
    - Bicycle cleaning brush
    - Clean Chain Degreaser Jelly 100ml
    - Green Clean bike cleaner 1 litre
    - EcoRag
    - Pack of seeds
    - Two Green Oil stickers

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    Pledge £72 or more About US$ 94

    Green Oil Eco Rider Gold set

    This generous product section gives you:
    - Recycled plastic bucket.
    - 2 x Green Oil EcoSpray Lube 400ml
    - Ecogrease 200ml
    - Bicycle cleaning brush
    - Clean Chain Degreaser Jelly 100ml
    - Green Clean bike cleaner 1 litre
    - EcoRag
    - Pack of seeds
    - Two Green Oil stickers
    - Green Oil Wet Chain Lube 100ml
    - 2 x Dry Chain Wax 100ml

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    Pledge £177 or more About US$ 229

    i-Ride EcoSpray Bike Shop Special:

    This trade deal with the help of i-Ride, our UK distributor includes:
    - 24 EcoSpray Lube 400ml
    - 8 Green Oil Wet Chain Lube
    - Two Orro Bike Musette bags
    - Two Orro Bike Multi tool torque wrenches, lubricated with EcoSpray Lube.

    A retail load of over three hundred pounds, this is a great starter package for those in the bike trade.
    (This i-Ride deal is shipped from Green Oil UK Ltd. 143 includes VAT)

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    Pledge £291 or more About US$ 377

    Special! 108 EcoSpray Lube

    108 EcoSpray Lubes

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    Pledge £507 or more About US$ 656

    i-Ride EcoSpray Bike Shop Mega Deal

    This trade deal with the help of i-Ride, our UK distributor includes:
    - 24 EcoSpray Lube 400ml
    - 2 Orro Bike Musette bags
    - 2 Orro Bike Multi Torque Wrenches
    - 24 Green Oil Wet Chain Lube 100ml
    - 12 Clean Chain Degreaser Jelly 100ml
    - 16 Ecogrease 200ml
    - 12 Green Clean bike cleaner 1 litre
    - 10 EcoRags
    - 12 Dry Chain Wax 100ml
    - Recycled wood open / closed sign
    - Green Oil Bike Stickers
    - Recycled Wood shop display rack
    A retail load of over one thousand pounds, this is a great package for those in the bike trade.
    (This i-Ride deal is shipped from Green Oil UK Ltd. 507 includes VAT)

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    Pledge £2,989 or more About US$ 3,866

    Mountain bike holiday in French Alps

    This reward includes a trip to France by Eurostar from London or Ashford, to mountain bike in one of the Alps' top mountain biking resorts. One 7 day trip, with flexibility on location and timings.

    Package also includes an exclusive meal out with Green Oil's founder, director and product formulator Simon Nash to an organic restaurant.
    On arrival, all expenses are paid for the whole night at the Three Stags gastro pub, London. Organic, seasonal and free range food you'll, enjoy it the green way.
    This is on top of:
    - A box of 24 Green Oil EcoSpray Lubes (400ml) - some for all your family and friends.
    - Two Orro Bike Mussette bags
    - Two Orro Bike Multi tool torque wrenches, lubricated with EcoSpray Lube.
    - Eco Rider Deluxe set
    - Green Oil Dry Chain Wax

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