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#1 2011-12-19 11:44am

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washing my bmx bike

still in the building stages, but i wanted to know how ofter i should clean it (wash & dry)
and what to use simple soap & water, i think would work best. but iam not a pro


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#2 2011-12-19 11:50am

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#3 2011-12-19 11:55am

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Re: washing my bmx bike

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#4 2011-12-19 12:05pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

i use soap and water, sometimes a pressure washer. just dry it as quickly as ya can so it doesn't get any rust.


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#5 2011-12-19 1:22pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

does the musem have its own rags, or what. what abbout an air hose. to much?


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#6 2011-12-19 1:46pm

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I use glass cleaner on chrome cos it dos,t smear.

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#7 2011-12-19 1:53pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

thank you for that cranny of information, anything else


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#8 2011-12-19 1:59pm

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compressed air is probably the best way, wish i had a compressor.... no one ever pays me in gum sad


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#9 2011-12-19 2:23pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

wouldent know what flavor to buy... thanks, so some sort of soap n water mixture, and towel or compressor for drying

what about around the crank an nuts n bolt areas


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#10 2011-12-19 2:30pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

astroidbeltwalker wrote:

wouldent know what flavor to buy... thanks, so some sort of soap n water mixture, and towel or compressor for drying

what about around the crank an nuts n bolt areas

Dude are you for real, just clean the mf'r!


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#11 2011-12-19 2:32pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

i never "wash" like with a hose any of my bikes. gets water into everything which is not good.   

a bottle of quick detailer and a microfiber cloth wink

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#12 2011-12-19 2:41pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

though about wax and stuff doesent seem to be many people using such materials.  maybe if you use a nozzle an just
shoot a stream of air into those areas


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#13 2011-12-19 2:42pm

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hose it off, dry it off, ride it off!!!!


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#14 2011-12-19 2:45pm

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I usually just take them in the bubble bath with me.


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#15 2011-12-19 3:04pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

adamdawson wrote:

i never "wash" like with a hose any of my bikes. gets water into everything which is not good.   

a bottle of quick detailer and a microfiber cloth wink

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#16 2011-12-19 3:04pm

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Nothing shines like mothers,wd- -40 wipe it with a cloth . Please tell me youv ben doing this your whole life:| it is like wiping your tukus something blacks gona come off:P


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#17 2011-12-19 4:20pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

sticker fade has to come up also, with all the extra attention, this area maybe needed to be addressed too


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#18 2011-12-19 4:29pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

Windex, WD-40, Dish soap, elbow grease, spic n span, water, dirty rag, it all works.. wax works great when your done scrubing...


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#19 2011-12-19 4:34pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

they seem really concentrated, i have different soap through out my pad, an then i have lotion.


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#20 2011-12-19 4:48pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

astroidbeltwalker wrote:

they seem really concentrated, i have different soap through out my pad, an then i have lotion.

lol


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#21 2011-12-19 5:06pm

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It puts the lotion on it's skin.


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#22 2011-12-19 5:07pm

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Or else it gets the hose again.


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#23 2011-12-19 5:08pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

phishfarm73 wrote:

astroidbeltwalker wrote:

wouldent know what flavor to buy... thanks, so some sort of soap n water mixture, and towel or compressor for drying

what about around the crank an nuts n bolt areas

Dude are you for real, just clean the mf'r!

Do I have to say +1..............good god man, it's a bike for freakin sake.

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#24 2011-12-19 5:22pm

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Re: washing my bmx bike

i guess your rite, but then again i dont want to watch my pride and joy rust on me. where do you store yours


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#25 2011-12-19 5:31pm

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I bought Micheal Jackson's old oxygen chamber.


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