Tri-Flow High Performance Synthetic Grease Lube

2.75/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $7.98

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Product Description

-All purpose waterproof synthetic grease with Teflon -Clear formulation for quick/easy contamination identification -Fits Dualco-style grease gun heads

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Marc a Weekend Warrior from Clearwater, FL

Date Reviewed: September 16, 2006

Strengths:    Doesn't seem to break down easily

Weaknesses:    Sticky, Tacky, Hard to clean up

Bottom Line:   
This was the only grease available at my LBS, so I decided to try it. As stated in other reviews, this stuff is sticky and creates a lot of drag. I refitted my pedals and hubs and found that they seemed to drag with this grease. It made cone adjustment difficult; it wasn't easy to tell when everything was adjusted correctly because of the bearing drag. I ended up breaking them back down and trying Finish Line Grease. On a bicycle where rolling surface friction means everything, this grease is too sticky for my tastes. Seems like a good grease for areas that don't have a lot of constant movement like seatposts or headsets etc.

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Favorite Trail:   Haven't found it yet

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   Trailsport Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Finish line Teflon Grease, Pedro's Syn Grease

Bike Setup:   Mostly stock Trek 6500

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Robert a Cross Country Rider from Oakland

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2005

Strengths:    tacky thick
might work good for packin' my girlsfriends rearend

Weaknesses:    not intended for bicycles or anything of the

Bottom Line:   
not a proper application for anything on a bicycle at all !
this stuff should be no where near a bike shop. :P

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Favorite Trail:   unpaved with NO cars

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Purchased At:   N/A

Similar Products Used:   sta-lube ,park ,phil wood ,etc

Bike Setup:   some tubing with some name on it (i ferget maybe it says "Ellsworth" or something i dunno) some hoops & various junk to make it a bike

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Terence a Downhiller from Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Reviewed: November 9, 2004

Strengths:    Like the other person said, this stuff is sticky! It lasts for ages.

Weaknesses:    Heheh i was jsut being stupid and used a bit of it on the chain, ended up making a grinding machine, therefore, DO NOT USE IT ON THE CHAIN!!! Other than my stupidity, its fine.

Bottom Line:   
Tri flow synthetic grease is great for most applications, including bearings on swingarms, cranks, headsets etc.
Buy it!

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $7.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Castrol grease is some cylinder thingo.

Bike Setup:   Who cares..

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Bill Clement a Cross Country Rider from San Francisco, Ca, USA

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2003

Strengths:    Sticky, stays put, lasts

Weaknesses:    Sticky, stays sticky and drags

Bottom Line:   
This grease is thick, feels almost gummy. Over time it stays sticky. This is good because it doesn't seem to degrade or turn to water. This is bad because it has drag from the beginning that can be felt on wheel hubs, and the drag stays pretty high compared to lighter greases. I stopped using it on wheels. For headsets and other low/no-motion bearings and surfaces, it is fine. Holds up well to water. Hence the 4- for headsets. Having different greases for different bearings is a bit much, though. Like every other bike shop grease, expensive compared to auto stores. Hence the 3 for value.

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Favorite Trail:   Market Street

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $7.00

Purchased At:   a bike shop

Similar Products Used:   Phil's, Finish Line, Shimano

Bike Setup:   wheels, hubs, frames, seats, tires... oh, and headsets and handlebars and brakes. On all 6 of 'em.

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