Purple Extreme review

Purple Extreme gathers accolades wherever it’s tested, and with good reason.

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£9.95 RRP
Purple Extreme

Our review

Top-performing lube for top long-distance winter performance
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Purple Extreme gathers accolades wherever it’s tested, and with good reason. It was originally developed for offshore oil rigs to run chains in salt water, so there’s little that you – on your puny bike – can do to challenge its performance, and it won’t wash off with the first snowstorm of winter. It penetrates the chain quickly, ensures smooth running and is long lasting.

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It’s a dry lube, so you must thoroughly clean your chain before applying a base layer. Allow this to dry before applying another. That will keep you going – with a quick hose-down and extra squirt after especially dirty rides – for longer than anything else.

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At £9.95 for a 120ml bottle, Purple Extreme looks expensive compared with the wet lubes on test, but a little goes a long way so you’ll need to use much less.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Extreme
Brand Purple Extreme

Cleaning Ability Yes
Volume 120