Why not dry cleaning your bicycle ?

Cleaning is a big problem for bicycle, especially the axis,hub may rusted if water penetrated. Why not try dry cleaning your bicycle ?

1.Dry cleaning the chain and guide wheel

In order to avoid useless work, before cleaning the chain, we recommend you to check whether your chain needs to be replaced, excessive stretching of the chain will accelerate wear and tear of the driving system and pull down the riding efficiency. We don’t recommend cleaning chain with kerosene or industrial degreasing agents, they will easily wash out grease inside the chain,the best choice is to clean lint free cotton cloth with specific chain cleaner for bicycle.

dry cleaning bicycle chain

First spray the specific chain cleaner on the chain and cloth, wrap the bottom of chain with the cloth, and turn the crank in the reverse direction,you will see dirt on the cloth,if the cloth is too dirty, then replace a clean cloth and continue to wipe until the chain became glory again.

During the cleaning process, it is recommended to clean the guide wheel and plate, to avoid the dirt on the guide wheel and plate stain the chian again immediately,be careful not to scratch your fingers during cleaning.

2.Dry cleaning the flywheel

Remove the rear wheel, spray the specific cleaning agent on the flywheel and cloth.Place the rear wheel vertical stability, embed the cloth into the flywheel gap, pull back and forth, we recommended that to cut the cloth into strips so that it can improve the utilization rate and save cost.If the flywheel is very dirty, you may need more cleaners and cloth.

Dry cleaning bicycle flywheel

3.Dry cleaning the bicycle frame and the wheels

Before cleaning the frame, remove the front and rear wheels, remove the code table, lights, tool kits and other accessories, remove large particles sticked during the spare parts gap,pull the stalls to the lowest level to keep the chain relaxed. After the preparation work is completed, spray the diluted cleaning agent onto the frame, and use a cloth to wipe the surface, pay attention to the back and bottom of front fork, rear triangle inner side, bottom bracket, folder and other parts, if the bicycle has electronic speed meter , power meter and other electronic components, you need to be very careful during clean. Using the same method to wipe the rims, spokes, hubs, check the tires, brakes, and so on. If it is a carbon fiber wheel, it is recommended that the wheels should be completely dry and then replace. Otherwise, abnormal sound may occur.

Reference source:http://www.bikehome.cc/news/20170217/555487_1.html

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