Your top product recommendation?

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Ben
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Your top product recommendation?

#1 Post by Ben » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:28 pm

I don't have to be expensive, but it does have to be worth its weight in gold.

I'm going to start with a non-bike specific item I always use when cleaning the bike: Mr Sheen.

I have no idea if it damages bodywork (I highly doubt it, I've been using it for years and never seen any signs of damage).

It is awesome at getting rid of flies, stuck on bits of post trackday tyre blobs, chain lube, etc. Pretty much anything that a decent bike shampoo doesn't remove, Mr Sheen does. Oh and any old furniture polish wo't do. I tried cheaper stuff but it has to be old Sheeney.

Wally
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Re: Your top product recommendation?

#2 Post by Wally » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:03 am

I agree about Mr Sheen, been using it for years.

Animal
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Re: Your top product recommendation?

#3 Post by Animal » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:07 am

Paraffin. Been using it for years to clean chains.
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Re: Your top product recommendation?

#4 Post by RiceBurner » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:00 pm

Pledge. Polish your visor with it before every ride, and rain simply slides off. :)

After that - most of the products I decide I find very, very good are instantaneously cut from production and removed from the shelves. :(

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Re: Your top product recommendation?

#5 Post by fatboy » Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:47 pm

Stella Artois!
Cleverly disguised as an adult !

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