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This Bio Grease from Pedros is so wholesome you could spread it on your toast. Okay, maybe that's going a bit far but it is at least non-toxic and biodegradable, so you can slap it on guilt free. It's good stuff too, though it does have a tendency to separate in the heat.
The 85g tube comes with a hole that's just the right size for poking bolts into to give them a good coating – this is an important consideration – and a sturdy top that means it stands upright on the shelf. The grease itself is off-white and fairly thick, though if you're keeping it in a shed or garage that regularly gets hot in the summer you'll need to squidge it around inside the tube a bit before you use it, as like I said, a thinner oil does tend to separate out.
The grease is solid enough to pack ball bearings into a race with no problems and testing through the winter has shown it to be pretty tenacious stuff; not the hardiest I've ever tested but plenty tough enough for everything you'd want to grease on a bike.
Good quality grease that'll leave you with a slick bike and a clean conscience
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Make and model: Pedros Bio Grease
Size tested: 85g
Did you enjoy using the product? Yes
Would you consider buying the product? Yes
Would you recommend the product to a friend? Yes
Age: 37 Height: 190cm Weight: 96kg
I usually ride: whatever I\\\'m testing... My best bike is: Genesis Equilibrium with Ultegra 6700
I've been riding for: 10-20 years I ride: Every day I would class myself as: Experienced
I regularly do the following types of riding: time trialling, cyclo cross, commuting, sportives, general fitness riding, fixed/singlespeed, mtb, Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling, track
Dave is a founding father of road.cc, having previously worked on Cycling Plus and What Mountain Bike magazines back in the day. He also writes about e-bikes for our sister publication ebiketips. He's won three mountain bike bog snorkelling World Championships, and races at the back of the third cats.