ICE Friction Field Test - IRONMAN Arizona, 2015

January 17, 2016

ICED Chains
12 - Shimano CN-HG900-11 chains raced in IMAZ*,
Average mileage on the ICED coating – 220.25 miles
Mileage range – 120 – 350 miles
* 1 chain used in IMKona prior to IMAZ and 1 chain used in IMFL prior to IMAZ

Standard Lube Chains
12 – Shimano CN-HG900-11 raced in IMAZ
All chains had less than 600 total miles on chain post IMAZ
All chains did not exhibit excessive or over lubrication post IMAZ
Lubricated with name brand lube and following standard lubrication protocol
Chains reported as cleaned and lubricated prior to race

Post IMAZ ICE Friction Testing
ICED chains efficiency, post race, were still below new chain acceptance level
ICE coating still intact and providing superior lubrication
Average Standard Lubed chains recorded 8.6 watts greater friction when compared to Average ICED chains
Significantly greater levels of grit on Standard lubed chains



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