The most common question I get asked is “Where can I find the best motorcycle cleaner?” The answer is “There isn’t one. There are no cleaners that will make your bike’s paint look like it’s brand new.”
While many products claim to be the best, it is often said that none of them are. If you use one of these products, despite it not looking like it has done its job, then you haven’t got the one that will do the job most effectively.
However, this is not to say you can’t find one that will do the job; it is just that, most of the time, you will have to use one of the others too.
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Testing Motorcycle Cleaners for material safety
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Testing for cleaning performance
I’ve been looking at what you can do to make your bicycle or motorcycle cleaner and it seems like the best way to test the performance is to use a real ‘clean’ and see what works and what doesn’t. I don’t know how I got on with the effectiveness of some of the cleaners but for a bit of a laugh I thought I’d see how effective the natural materials were. I used a mixture of oats and water that I had around the house and added a few dead flies. Also tested the Comma grease on some of the bikes, since I have a little bit on hand and I’m not sure how clean my bikes are on a regular basis.
What is the best motorcycle cleaner?
For me, the answer isn’t the one that not only does the best job, but also one that is safe to use on all of your motorcycle’s components. The answer is the one that does the best job without causing damage. It’s the one that is safe to use on all components, and that works well in three different ways. It’s the one that does the best job in all areas, and it’s also the one that’s the cheapest in terms of how much you’re paying per use.
Recommended and Best Buy Motorcycle Cleaners
The Best Motorcycle cleaner is an evaluation of many products by BikeExif. BikeExif is one of the largest forums for enthusiasts who like to modify or repair their bike, or just like to talk about them. BikeExif has tested the leading brands of motorcycle cleaner, and come up with a list of the best motorcycle cleaners.
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Our Best motorcycle cleaner is designed for cleaning and degreasing motorcycles and contains a special blend of surfactants and solvents. It’s ideal for cleaning motorbike engines and interiors, and is also suitable for washing bikes and motorcycles in garages and workshops. Designed for use on motorcycles, this cleaner will degrease and clean all of your bike’s components, leaving them looking like new.
1. S100 Total Gel Cleaner
S100 is one of the best motorcycle cleaners you can buy. It cleans superbly, is very good value for money, and is excellent for removing stubborn stains.
Muc-Off has a very similar cleaning ability to S100, but is much easier to use. It is also cheaper than S100 Total Cleaner, but it’s more expensive than the other brands.
R&G Bike Cleaner is the most effective spray-on cleaner of the motorbike degreasers tested, but it is also the most expensive. It is also the only aerosol cleaner to achieve the ‘Top Gear Best Buy’ accolade.
2. Pro-GreenMX Pro Wipes
“Pro-GreenMX Pro-Wipes are pre-soaked with a powerful formula of industrial strength cleaners to help remove grime, grease, dirt, bug splatter, fingerprints, paint overspray, industrial fallout, and more without the use of water. These industrial strength wipes are ideal for the automotive, industrial, marine, motorcycle, and aviation industries. Each industrial strength wipe is safe on all painted surfaces, plastics, metals, glass, and more. They are effective on all industrial dirt, grime, grease, bugs, paint overspray, industrial fallout, fingerprints, and more. Pro-GreenMX Pro-Wipes are pre-soaked with industrial strength solutions formulated to lift industrial contaminants without the use of water.
Though I’d always recommend a good wash with a specialist product to remove light dirt and grime first, this is a great buy if you’re looking for a quick clean. The 1:10 mix ratio gives a quick and easy spray-on and wipe-off cleaning, and the fine mist dilutes so well that it won’t stain the plastics.
It doesn’t have any of the silicone or wax that you find in some detail sprays. It will help to preserve the sealant on your paintwork. But if your bike is clean to start with, you should have no problems. And this spray will restore a decent shine to a well cared-for bike.