There are some people out there who really enjoy cleaning their bikes, for everybody else, here are 5 of the best cleaning products to make the job as quick and painless as possible, as rated by MCN Shop customers.
SDoc100 Motorcycle Gel cleaner, £15.99
Designed to clean every inch of your motorcycle, this gel cleaner contains a corrosion inhibitor and is designed to protect sensitive areas (stop sniggering at the back). The gel formula helps it stick to the bike instead of running off before you get chance to scrub.
Silkolene Fuchs Wash Off, £9.99
For those who prefer to put minimal effort in when it comes to cleaning, Silkolene say all you have to do with this cleaner is spray it on then hose it off. No scrubbing required. Uses the latest detergent technology to safely clean aluminium alloy.
Motul M1 Helmet & Visor Cleaner £5.23
Just like the literature in GP's waiting rooms say, don't neglect your helmet. This helmet and visor cleaner works well at removing all sorts of road grime and bugs from your lid and doesn't streak.
Muc-Off Nano-Tech Bike Cleaner, £7.00
As you might have guessed from the name, this Muc-Off claener uses nano technology, which which also cares for your motorcycle and doesn't damage delicate surfaces. It's also safe to use on carbon fibre and suspension seals.
Sdoc100 Paint & Plastic Polish, £10.99
This polish removes fine scratches and revitalises plastic at the same time. It's also solvent-free so doesn't harm decals and stickers.
WD40 Total wash, £4.99
For an affordable option, this spray-on/rinse-off offering is the Total Wash from WD40. This can be used on bodywork, components and carbon fibre and is claimed to clean your bike in minutes – removing dirt, oil and grime to leave your machine shining.