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BigDogMS
04-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Okay, washing the bike using turtle wax car wash. It leaves hard water stains. What does everyone recommend for a bike with lots of chrome?

sprink
04-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Blow dry

RedneckMedic
04-12-2014, 10:22 AM
S100

BigDogMS
04-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Use a leaf blower right after, does that count?

Bagger Dave
04-12-2014, 06:37 PM
I use car wash soap....blow dry with leaf blower...then touch up with Bugslide

Moesride
04-12-2014, 09:54 PM
HD Sunwash bike soap is what I use. Dry with a leaf blower. Leaves very little hard water spots on chrome and other parts.

BigDogMS
04-13-2014, 09:34 AM
HD Sunwash bike soap is what I use. Dry with a leaf blower. Leaves very little hard water spots on chrome and other parts.

Thanks everyone. I will pick some HD Sunwash soap and give it a try. Some had suggested dish soap but understand that is harsh long term.

Chain
04-13-2014, 02:09 PM
Water softener lines to your garage! ;) That's what I did!!! Wash, leaf blow, Wizards shine!

Trukerinfulleffect
04-14-2014, 08:11 PM
I use zymol,it's a wash n wax,never leaves stains on my bikes,also run the water through a water softener

bigblue13
04-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Elbow Grease

Ultra AL
04-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Klimo and I both bought some Blue Max at the show in Novi this year. I tried it this past Sunday. It worked great! No spots, super clean, and the finishing wax it came with made the black really shine! Don't know if Klimo tried his yet, but I give it a 2 Thumbs Up! :rockwoot:

Gas Man
04-15-2014, 08:38 AM
big blue... I remember the elbow grease time...

Kosher
04-15-2014, 11:32 AM
Klimo and I both bought some Blue Max at the show in Novi this year. I tried it this past Sunday. It worked great! No spots, super clean, and the finishing wax it came with made the black really shine! Don't know if Klimo tried his yet, but I give it a 2 Thumbs Up! :rockwoot:


You dont need to wash a white bike, it only needs a rinse.

RedneckMedic
04-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Try keeping the denim black clean hahah and can't wax it either.

Moesride
04-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Try keeping the denim black clean hahah and can't wax it either.

You and I both know what that's about medic. HD sunwash soap as I stated earlier, rinse , blow dry then touch up with the HD denim black cleaner. Works great for me.

Klimoman
04-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Klimo and I both bought some Blue Max at the show in Novi this year. I tried it this past Sunday. It worked great! No spots, super clean, and the finishing wax it came with made the black really shine! Don't know if Klimo tried his yet, but I give it a 2 Thumbs Up! :rockwoot:

Two thumbs up for me as well! Great product!

Klimoman
04-15-2014, 05:06 PM
You dont need to wash a white bike, it only needs a rinse.

No need to wash the Shark either, it's always under water! ;-)

sfcusaret2004
04-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Meguire car wash, S100, lots of rinse water and blow dry with air compressor(keep away from wheel bearings and electrics).

bombdog
04-16-2014, 08:40 AM
What is this Bike washing thing you speak of? I say dont rub or spray that paint it will last longer I use natural rain to wash my bike.

Gas Man
04-16-2014, 10:36 PM
I can attest to bombs theory with his bike.