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    Favorite bike wash

    Bought some Muc Off recently..got suckered by an add in Dirt Rag (those marketing types know their stuff!). It works great! Spray on, wait 5 min, hose off. Bike looks like new. I had tried Performance's house brand bike cleaner and it wasn't nearly as good.
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    I use the Simple Green for bikes. Its ok.
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    I've used both Pedro's and Finish Line's bike cleaners. They both make the bike clean [/shrug].

    I've also used a bucket of water and some dish soap, and that works too, but the Finish Line and Pedro's are nice since you don't have to wet the bike.

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    Dish soap, it's cheap.
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    Whatever car wash soap is already in the wash bucket.
    Pisgah Area SORBA

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    ... your idea of technical may be much different than other peoples idea of technical.

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    In my best "Dos Equis-most-interesting-man-in-the-world-voice":

    I don't always uses soap, but when I do, I prefer dish soap.

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    Dish soap is pretty harsh on paint. I use a soft paint brush to brush away dry stuff, then after, if I wet wash it's car wash soap, and if I want to help keep it clean longer, and for extra shine polish with lemon pledge.
    Round and round we go

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    Very mild solution of super purple stuff on drive train...dish soap on rest...

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    This Muc-Off stuff is great; just wet, spray on, wash off, bikes looks like new. Won't harm finish, won't f-up brake parts. 5 flaming chilis.
    Geologist by trade...bicycle mechanic (former) by the grace of God!

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    I keep away from flaming chills.
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    I won this stuff in a raffle: Tri-Flow® :: Spray Lubricants :: Grease Lubricants

    Works pretty kick ass. I read the can and thought "riggghhttttt" and then used it and my bike looked new again. I'm not sure what it costs but I have used it three times and expect maybe five max uses. It does work great though. I might buy a can to keep around for once every couple of months when the bike is particularly nasty.
    :wq

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    Baby shampoo.
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    Using Meguiars gold class car wash for years... Cant beat the smell!
    I do all my own stunts, but never intentionally...

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    came back from the trails all muddy, threw the bikes on the car and it started pouring on the way home. got home, bike was clean. done. lol

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    If I use a soap I normally run Simple Green, but I do get it cheap from work.

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    I use the finish line pink super bike wash in our shop at work. and seems to work pretty well, for not being able to hose off the bike out side to get most of the crud off

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    car soap or simple green

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    Suzuki bike wash.
    "Let the wheels spin."

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    Wicked Wash. It gets the mud off but doesn't touch the grease.

    Welcome to Wicked Wash - High Performance Bike Cleaner

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    I use Meguiars Gold Class car wash also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Kuhl View Post
    I use Meguiars Gold Class car wash also.
    Ahh... you gotta love that Meguiars Aroma
    I do all my own stunts, but never intentionally...

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    WD40....

    I even put it on muh chain and wheels.

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