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    Wheel cleaning
    on: Apr 19, 2020, 06.49 pm
    Apr 19, 2020, 06.49 pm
    Can anyone recommend a good wheel cleaning gel or similar?

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #1 on: Apr 20, 2020, 09.58 am
    Apr 20, 2020, 09.58 am
    We always use Castrol Greentec bike cleaner, not cheap but works good. Leave it for at least one hour (not in the sun!) rinse with water and a brush.
    The spokes you have te do one by one by hand  :006:

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #2 on: Apr 20, 2020, 05.29 pm
    Apr 20, 2020, 05.29 pm
    Superb, many thanks for the info..Castrol it is.

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #3 on: Apr 26, 2020, 10.00 am
    Apr 26, 2020, 10.00 am
    Baby wipes ...  :187:  :005:
    I know, this is a tough biker, hi-tech forum but any pack of baby wipes for a pound from your local emporium work wonders.
    As I have pondered before ... Lord knows what they do to babies!!
    Actually, I genuinely do keep a pack in my workshop. It is surprising the stuff they will clean from hands, tools, surfaces ...
    I also have Muc-off but I save that for spraying into difficult to reach places.

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #4 on: Apr 26, 2020, 02.48 pm
    Apr 26, 2020, 02.48 pm
    *Originally Posted by Martymouse [+]

     Lord knows what they do to babies!!


    That is hysterical!  I usually cannot stop thinking critically and that goes to why I have such a sarcastic sense of humor (I'm told I'm pretty funny).  I can't believe I failed to go down that path! 

    Take a look at member "Daveinnc" 's wheels.  They are immaculate.  I asked him how he did it and he told me that he uses the brush hero attachment on the hose. 

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #5 on: Apr 27, 2020, 07.41 am
    Apr 27, 2020, 07.41 am
    *Originally Posted by Martymouse [+]
    Baby wipes ...  :187:  :005:
    I know, this is a tough biker, hi-tech forum but any pack of baby wipes for a pound from your local emporium work wonders.
    As I have pondered before ... Lord knows what they do to babies!!
    Actually, I genuinely do keep a pack in my workshop. It is surprising the stuff they will clean from hands, tools, surfaces ...
    I also have Muc-off but I save that for spraying into difficult to reach places.

     :0461:
    Had mine treated with ACF50 earlier this year and was told that baby wipes were also the best thing for getting bugs off the windscreen.
    Last Edit: Apr 27, 2020, 07.42 am by Dave56

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #6 on: Apr 27, 2020, 03.57 pm
    Apr 27, 2020, 03.57 pm
    So if baby wipes work on the Bike does that mean Muc-off works on the baby.

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    Re: Wheel cleaning
    Reply #7 on: Apr 27, 2020, 05.36 pm
    Apr 27, 2020, 05.36 pm
    *Originally Posted by hoppicker [+]
    So if baby wipes work on the Bike does that mean Muc-off works on the baby.

     :008: :008:

     



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