If you’re looking for an easy way to clean your bike, then this 3 step process is simple enough for even the most mechanically averse of us out there! Here are the basics on how to clean your bike…
I recently did a collaboration on Instagram with Muc-Off, a brand whose products I already used to keep my bike clean and sparkly. Anyway, we all know content on Instagram doesn’t live long and I figured it would me more valuable to share here on the blog.
The Clean, Protect, Lube Process
I’ve been a fan of Muc-Off products since I started cycling. Their simple CLEAN, PROTECT, LUBE process helps me keep my bike looking fresh and running smoothly.
I took my bike out into the carpark so I could share the sunshine with you, but typically I clean my bike in my bathtub of my very tiny bathroom in my flat!
Here’s what I used and how:
Step 1: Nano Tech Bike Cleaner couldn’t be simpler! Spray it on your entire bike frame and leave for up to 5mins for the formula to activate. Then use a soft brush or sponge to agitate it and rinse with cold water. Voila!
Step 2: Next up, I used MO94 to protect all the important parts and drive out any remaining moisture to stop rust. I sprayed it onto any metal and moving parts; it gives a beaut shine to the frame and adds a protective layer. If you have disc brakes, make sure you cover them first!
Step 3: Last but not least, I used Bio Dry Lube. Once you ensure your drive chain area is dry, apply a moderate amount of this lube to the inside chain link while spinning pedals in a reverse motion. Then wipe away any excess chain lube with a micro fibre cloth.
Muc-Off Products To Clean, Protect & Lube
Now you’re sorted on how to keep your bike clean make sure you’ve nailed some more basics like getting prepared to cycle commute, thinking about bike security, what to carry in your saddle bag or insuring your bike.
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Before you go, leave a comment below to let me know how often you actually clean your bike 👀 …no judgement!