Garage Files: How To Clean Your Bike Like a Pro

it leftover from the last 6000 bike washes we performed.

7-We like to use two different brushes for a deep bike clean. This one here is a stiff- bristled brush that we’ll use for scrubbing the drivetrain and tires. Start by applying a healthy dose of any generic dish soap to the brush as you would toothpaste to a toothbrush.6-We like to use two different brushes for a deep bike clean. This one here is a stiff- bristled brush that we’ll use for scrubbing the drivetrain and tires. Start by applying a healthy dose of any generic dish soap to the brush as you would toothpaste to a toothbrush.

8-Then, scrub the rims and tires. You can even scrub the knobbies (we always do) for an extra-clean bike. Repeat this for the second wheel, unless you’re riding a unicycle.7-Then, scrub the rims and tires. You can even scrub the knobbies (we always do) for an extra-clean bike. Repeat this for the second wheel, unless you’re riding a unicycle.

9-Then, spray off the dish soap foam from both wheels. All of the excess dirt and grime should come off with it.8-Then, spray off the dish soap foam from both wheels. All of the excess dirt and grime should come off with it.

10-Now, re-wet the bike to re-activate the bike wash you sprayed on earlier.9-Now, re-wet the bike to re-activate the bike wash you sprayed on earlier.

11-Now, go for the second brush in your cleaning kit. This should only be used for the frame and suspension components. By not using this brush on your drivetrain, you avoid spreading grease and grime over your frame and other critical parts.10-Now, go for the second brush in your cleaning kit. This should only be used for the frame and suspension components. By not using this brush on your drivetrain, you avoid…

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