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  1. Washing your bike after going offroad?? how many do it

    Transalp
    How many people here wash up their bikes after an offroad session? I love going exploring green lanes and single track roads but i hate washing off the mud after!! R
  2. Jet washing the chain ?

    Chatter
    Does anyone on here jet wash their chain , I'm having a bit of a barney with some riders that jet wash it . Does it not force in the water into the links and compromise the seals.
  3. Care of Bagster tank protector

    Accessories
    I'm certainly not much of a bike polisher but my 05 Varadero came with a Bagster tank protector so I might as well look after it. What special care does it need or can I just wash it when I wash the rest of the bike?
  4. Too okd for this xxxx

    Dominator / FMX
    Just got back from my first ride out for this year and boy was it cold but fun:thumbup: Now I have to wash my bike tomorrow to get rid of all the salt but it was worth it for the 100 miles of fun i just had. Looking forward to spring. :D:D:D
  5. my first day greenlaneing

    Dominator / FMX
    this dommie (see previous threads ) this is day one ,fantastic laugh ,took hour to jet wash bike 2 hours to clean kit,2 hours to thaw out will i do it again damn right ps will post some pix later this is later
  6. 2013 maintenance day..

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    In East London, big warehouse, coffee, tea, jetwash etc looking at end march - any interest?
  7. smelly boots

    Clothing
    Hi all, My sidi boots are a bit smelly can anybody sugest how to freshen them up. can i wash them out or treat them with something. they let in a little water in heavy rain. I bought them second hand so that could be the problem also as i do not have sweaty feet??:cheers::blob8:
  8. You Dirty Dirty DC

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A pre bike wash bimble down a couple of bridleways local to me, a bit of hardpack a touch of the loose stuff, a little mud, a couple of river crossings (well more streams really) Ohh and three Landies :thumbup: Now I never said it was hardcore did I!:D
  9. Best cleaner for trailies and where you can get it cheapest.

    Transalp
    Tried allsorts and cant find anything that you can spray on and leave then pressure wash off. Any clues ?
  10. The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out - Part 1 OK, so it was raining. But it's a bank holiday for heaven's sake, it always rains :crybaby: No need to be alarmed - it'll ease off - it always does :D Got a txt from Whealie saying it was all systems go so we saddled up and rode west :thumbup: We...
  11. What should I wash my Jacket with

    Chatter
    What should I wash my Jacket with? according to the label it can go in the washing machine. It's a HG textile jacket with a breathable membrane so as far as I know I can't use ordinary washing power stuff on it? Any ideas? I'm not looking for a Bluey Whiteness and it won't need to pass the...
  12. Why did I have to wash it

    Transalp
    Saturday I washed my Transalp, yes, I´m going through some weird phase :confused2: I´ve been riding without the plastic "Bashplate", so had the chance to look where I usually don´t, to find corrosion on the left engine cover. I´m pretty pissed at it, there´s some smaller bits starting to...
  13. Is this how you wash an XR?

    XR
    http://www.dirtrider.com/features/141_0604_honda_xr400_underwater/index.html :laughing6:
  14. new way to wash the AT

    Africa Twin
    Well my nice black Anubis has been more grey then black lately.:mad: . so I decided to wash it....:confused: It was raining last night.. so i took off the cover...:rolleyes: put the cover back on this am... it is amazing how shiny thouse little rain gnomes can get a bike over just one...
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