- Adds showroom shine
- Makes cleaning marginally easier
- Adds another cleaning step
- Not the cheapest
Juice Lubes has an ever-increasing range of cleaning and maintenance products in their range and this Frame Juice frame polish does exactly what it says on the tin and it also protects by creating a surface that mud and muck don’t stick to so easily. It works and seems to last a good length of time too.
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After cleaning your frame with a good cleaning product, Juice Lubes say to fully dry the frame then apply lightly, and using a soft rag, buff to a shine. The crucial thing is to avoid your braking surfaces as this will impair their ability somewhat...
The benefit of the spray is that over time the frame is easier to clean. I've tested it by and using a simple method of only using the spray one side, you do get an easier clean the next time around. We aren’t talking miracle beading repellency to dirt, but it does spray off easier when cleaning from wet and a bit when taking off crusted mud.
Over time, there is a definite reduction in mud sticking, and it does make it easier cleaning the bike. It adds another step in the cleaning process, but it’s a good option if you have the time or love having a brand new looking bike.
At a tenner a can, it's not cheap, but the amount you need for it to be effective is minimal, so there is a decent usage from it. When using, its pretty stinky stuff, and you don’t want to breathe it in, so use in a well-aired space. The Frame Juice does work well and give the bike that near showroom shine, it's dead simple to use and will help prolong the looks of your bike finish.