Washing the Bike....

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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby Rob » April 5th, 2011, 8:57 pm

Applecover wrote:
Coilguy wrote:I used to like to wash my bike a lot more when I was younger. Now I just like to ride it.

Washing is important get it as clean as possible and dry it the best you can. Enjoy your bike is the key if you enjoy washing it then do so......me I enjoy watching someone else wash mine, preferably in a bikini......

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Hopefully you mean a GIRL in a bikini...!!

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Thanks, Derrick, I shall endeavor to have my bike washed this way from now on!

As for drying the bike, it's easy, just ride the hell out of her!
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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby Fringeofinsanity » April 5th, 2011, 10:16 pm

Pass wrote:Is this s*** for real?

Get a bucket, fill with water and soap, use a soft cloth to wash the bike... Spray water & soap off... Dry if you want.


SERIOUSLY! Am I the only one that finds it funny that Pass is responding to this thread?

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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby Rob » April 5th, 2011, 10:38 pm

Fringeofinsanity wrote:
Pass wrote:Is this s*** for real?

Get a bucket, fill with water and soap, use a soft cloth to wash the bike... Spray water & soap off... Dry if you want.


SERIOUSLY! Am I the only one that finds it funny that Pass is responding to this thread?


Nope. That was funny as hell! :lol:

Derrick's post diverted my admittedly short attention span!
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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby xler8 » April 6th, 2011, 12:43 am

Rob wrote:
Applecover wrote:
Coilguy wrote:I used to like to wash my bike a lot more when I was younger. Now I just like to ride it.

Washing is important get it as clean as possible and dry it the best you can. Enjoy your bike is the key if you enjoy washing it then do so......me I enjoy watching someone else wash mine, preferably in a bikini......

CG


Hopefully you mean a GIRL in a bikini...!!

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Thanks, Derrick, I shall endeavor to have my bike washed this way from now on!

As for drying the bike, it's easy, just ride the hell out of her!

And by the time your done riding the hell out of her, the bike should be dry
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Washing the Bike....

Postby LabRat » April 6th, 2011, 5:11 am

xler8 wrote:
Rob wrote:
Applecover wrote:
Coilguy wrote:I used to like to wash my bike a lot more when I was younger. Now I just like to ride it.

Washing is important get it as clean as possible and dry it the best you can. Enjoy your bike is the key if you enjoy washing it then do so......me I enjoy watching someone else wash mine, preferably in a bikini......

CG


Hopefully you mean a GIRL in a bikini...!!

Image

Thanks, Derrick, I shall endeavor to have my bike washed this way from now on!

As for drying the bike, it's easy, just ride the hell out of her!

And by the time your done riding the hell out of her, the bike should be dry

:lol:
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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby Pass » April 6th, 2011, 7:16 am

Fringeofinsanity wrote:
Pass wrote:Is this s*** for real?

Get a bucket, fill with water and soap, use a soft cloth to wash the bike... Spray water & soap off... Dry if you want.


SERIOUSLY! Am I the only one that finds it funny that Pass is responding to this thread?


Just b/c I don't do it... doesn't mean that I don't know how. Been watching them youtube videos so that I learn before I get my new shiny sled home. lol


...but yes, I enjoyed the irony myself lol.
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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby AussieRobin » April 7th, 2011, 6:27 am

<turn on serious>

1) Hose gently. It is to wash away dry stuff (dust and dirt) and soak the rest, not sand blast your paint.
2) Soap and water on a sponge. I use Maguiares but most anything will do.
3) Hose off soap, again, no need to spray it hard.
4) shamois dry.
5) Wax paint and put metal polish on shiny bits (again, maguiares is good for both these).

No. 5 is optional, I have heard that a cilicone spray does the same job much faster (DON'T GET IT ON YOUR TIRES). For my money though, I actually enjoy cleaning my bike so the long way suites me.

No.4 can be replaced by going for a ride, but I find that does a rubbish job and also prevents yuo from polishing the shiny bits because they're HOT now :-)

</serious off>

I want those girls to wash mine too. Wax on, wax off grasshopper...

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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby Silverfox » April 7th, 2011, 8:46 am

Several products out there. I've used one called Bike Bright. You hose bike off first, then spray on the Bike Bright and let it set for a minute or less. Then rinse and dry with a leaf blower. Your done. Dosen't hurt chrome or paint, windscreen. I haven't had an issue with road grime either. Just my two cents.


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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby jammie girl » April 7th, 2011, 7:12 pm

Pass wrote:Is this s*** for real?

Get a bucket, fill with water and soap, use a soft cloth to wash the bike... Spray water & soap off... Dry if you want.



Nice!! I was thinking it but.... :lol:
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Re: Washing the Bike....

Postby jammie girl » April 7th, 2011, 7:13 pm

Fringeofinsanity wrote:
Pass wrote:Is this s*** for real?

Get a bucket, fill with water and soap, use a soft cloth to wash the bike... Spray water & soap off... Dry if you want.


SERIOUSLY! Am I the only one that finds it funny that Pass is responding to this thread?



Well washin a bike ain't rocket science... soap and water...nothing special really needed. Hell even I can do it and you've met me right!! :P
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