On a follow up to my last blog about a Heath Robinson-style mechanical hack I thought I’d share my “recipe” for homemade chamois cream.

Why did I decide to try making my own chamois cream? You could suggest that I’m Scottish and miserly by nature but such stereotyping would be in poor taste. Or perhaps not. I was in my LBS one day, picked up a small pot of Swiss-branded chamois cream and was shocked to discover that I wouldn’t get change from a tenner – I’d barely get a bawbee back for a twenty. (What’s the Swiss for daylight robbery?) Continue reading “Homemade Chamois Cream”