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Bike Cleaning Buying Guide
What cleaning tools will you need?

You may already have some tools that will do the job but having bike specific cleaning tools that are ready to go in a kit will help make this task easier and you will clean your bike more regularly.  The tools you need include a large bristled brush – bike brush, small bristled brush, cloths – used wet and dry, bike cleaning detergent and a chain cleaning degreaser. We recommend eco-freindly products that are better for you and the environment. You may also choose to have some specific There are specific cleaning tools to help you keep certain parts of your bike clean like the chain scrub tool. See what is in a bike cleaning kit.

Are you cleaning the whole bike or a specific part of the bike?

Certain parts of the bike need some extra special cleaning care to make sure your bike performs well. Specifically the drivetrain – that is the chain, chain ring, the rear cluster and jockey wheels.  (See your know your bike chain if you are unsure of these bike parts) If you have the right cleaning tools ( as described above) then keeping these parts of the bike clean is easier. Learn how to clean you bike chain, and drivetrain. Remember if you clean your chain you must always lube your chain

What cleaning solution will you need?

If you are cleaning your whole bike you will need a general bike cleaning detergent. You can use your kitchen detergent (biodegradable) a few squeezes in a bucket of water however bike specific detergents will fight the grease better.  A cleaning solution in a spray bottle helps you spray into had to reach areas and components. Green oils – chain cleaner can also be used as a general bike cleaner by diluting in water at a 1:10 ratio. Cleaning you chain requires a specific chain cleaner to help you get rid of the grease mud and dirt. Green Oils- chain clean in its undiluted form.

How often do you need to clean your bike?

For most of us – simply – more than you do. A clean bike performs better and lasts longer. Cleaning your bike offers you the opportunity to check and learn about your bike. Get yourself a bike cleaning kit

so you are always ready for that cleaning opportunity and understand when you must clean your bike in this story

Getting the kids involved

If kids have a bike they need to learn to take care of that bike. Get them involved in regularly cleaning the bike. Keep focused on the fun part of cleaning – water and bubbles, and use fun and  easy cleaning tools eg. spray bottle and bike brush. Have a family bike cleaning kit that everyone in the family knows where it is and how to use it. See Bike cleaning for the kids and you. Bike cleaning questions and answers

goRide’s BIKE AND CHAIN CLEANING Solutions

Cleaning Tool

Parts of the Bike

Features

Solutions

Bike Specifc Brush

Chain and Drivetrain cleaning. Frame (pre-check that it does not scratch) and Tyre. Hard to reach areas the between spaces all over your bike.

Long bristles. Durable. Versatile. Eco friendly.

Chain cleaning. Dilute for a general bike detergent.

Bike chain- removal of grease and dirt. General bike cleaner- diluted with water.

Versatile. Your must have cleaning product for general and chain cleaning. Biodegradable.

Spray on general bike cleaning detergent.

The whole bike for a general clean. Spray bottle gives access to the hard to reach parts.

Ready to use in a spray bottle. Refill with chain clean and 900ml of water.

goRide Everyday Bike and Chain – Clean & Lube Kit

All the tools you need for a thorough clean of the whole bike and its components. (chain and drivetrain)

Easy ready to go kit. Brushes, bike and chain cleaning, cloths in a cotton drawstring bag. Eco- friendly products.

goRide ‘Ready to’ Bike Clean Kit.

All the tools you need for a general  bike clean.

Easy ready to go kit. Brushes, spray on bike cleaning solution, cloths in a cotton drawstring bag. Eco- friendly products.

goRide Deluxe Bike and Chain – Clean & Lube Kit

All the tools you need for a thorough clean and lube of the whole bike and its components. (chain and drivetrain). Perfect for the whole family

Easy ready to go kit. Brushes, bike and chain cleaning, wet and dry lube, cloths in a cotton drawstring bag. Eco- friendly products.

goRide Chain – Clean & Lube Kit.

All the tools you need to keep your bike chain working well.

Easy ready to go kit. Chain scrub tool, chain cleaning, wet lube, cloths in a cotton drawstring bag. Eco- friendly products.

Wet lube for riding in all conditions.

This is a chain lube to keep the chain flexible and moveable so it performs well.

All round lube for all riding conditions. Eco- friendly.

Dry lube for riding in dry dusty conditions.

This is a chain lube to keep the chain flexible and moveable so it performs well.

Dry lube suited to dry dusty riding conditions. Eco-friendly.

Chain Cleaning Tool

This is a chain cleaning tool to make cleaning the bike chain easy.

Chain cleaning box that will give the chain a good scrub to keep the chain performing well.

Make your purchase a success…

Bike Cleaning Guides

You have the bike cleaning tools. Learn how to get the best out of them. How to use your bicycle brush, How to clean your bike, How to clean your bike chain. and drivetrain.

Lube your chain after cleaning it

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…so you and your family can SMILE when you ride.

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