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    cleaning a bike

    i know i'm suppose to hose a bike when it gets dirty but what am i not suppose to get water on? maybe the shocks? or the drive train?


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    how to

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    Good luck, Jim

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    Just do not point water under any pressure at your wheel hubs or bottom bracket, or other places where there are lubricated bearings. Water (or dirty water) replacing the grease or oil in the moving parts is not healthy for your bike.... do not push water into anything that you want to remain a moving part.

    Some soapy water and a (dish washing) brush is what I usually use, rags if I want all the dirt off of the bike. Some soapless water for rinsing. A rag or some toilet paper to wipe the chain (remember to lubricate the chain).

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