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Our History


Yep, way back in 1991 Rex and Marilyn Trimnell got things started with X-Lite UK, designing and manufacturing the world’s first twin crown bicycle fork and the world’s lightest bar ends. But that wasn’t enough for Rex. As a man obsessed with detail, he was constantly frustrated at how long it took him to wash his bike. Rex set about understanding surfactant technologies and created a perfectly pink cleaner to care for his kit.



That was in 1994 at a time when most riders were cleaning their bikes with washing up liquid that contained lots of salt. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand that water plus salt results in a lot of corrosion, so it was vital that Rex’s cleaner was eco friendly, highly effective and didn’t cause damage to any delicate finishes or components.

To cut a long story short, Rex’s formula was the best thing since sliced bread when it came to cleaning a bike, and it wasn’t long before word got out and Muc-Off Bike Cleaner was born.


Muc-off and Downhill legend Steve Peat start their long term partnership!


With the close links between MTB and Motocross, it only makes sense for the adrenaline addicted team at Muc-Off to branch out into their other passion: Motorcycles. In, 2000 Muc-Off makes its first range of Motorcycle care products.


Muc-Off makes the leap from 2 wheels to 4. Say hello to Muc-Off Car Care!


More than just cleaners, Muc-Off introduces its range of Biodegradable, Eco Friendly bike lubes.


Muc-Off enters the world of Formula 1 by becoming an official supplier to Sahara Force India.


The Muc-Off events team make their presence known at events all across the world.


Muc-Off become official supplier to Team Sky. This was only the beginning of the very exciting partnership.

Team Sky / Hydrodynamic Lube

With the partnership rapidly growing, Muc-Off produce their first product alongside Team Sky. The revolutionary Hydrodynamic Chain Lube was born.


Muc-Off becomes the official cleaning partner to Atherton racing, one of the biggest teams in the downhill series.

Hour Record

After partnering with Team Wiggins, Muc-Off started by speed grading over 40 Shimano Dura-Ace chains on our specialist Muc-Off lab equipment. This was so we were able to hand select only the very fastest, most efficient chains to then be deep cleaned and treated with our groundbreaking new formula. This state of the art formula and treatment process completely pushes the boundaries of chain lube innovation and is designed specifically to keep friction to an absolute bare minimum. A highly advanced new military grade additive has been implemented along with some cutting edge extreme pressure additives, to create an incredibly fast chain lube treatment. Sir Bradley Wiggins set out to beat Alex Dowsett’s current hour record of 52.937km on Sunday at Lee Valley VeloPark; London's Olympic velodrome. He finished triumphantly, in front of a captivated audience. He rode a distance of 54.526km (33.88 miles), 218 laps of the 250m track!

Danny MacAskill

Muc-Off sponsor one of the biggest names in cycling and also become one of the top sponsors for his Drop and Roll tour

Title Sponsor for Quattro Plant Muc-Off Kawasaki, one of the biggest teams in road racing history with rider James Hillier.


CRC PayPal riders Joe Smith & Mike Jones both wear a full Muc-Off customized Helmet.


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