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Question: Do you pressure wash your bike?
All the time - 7 (11.7%)
Only when it's too dirty to just wipe off - 8 (13.3%)
Only to remove animal guts. - 2 (3.3%)
Only if it has a couple inches of mud encrusted on it - 7 (11.7%)
Never. I mean NEVER!!! - 22 (36.7%)
Water never touches my bike - 1 (1.7%)
I like Pie - 13 (21.7%)
Total Voters: 50

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« on: September 27, 2013, 08:40:30 pm »

So.... come clean (heh) -  Do you or don't you. The world awaits your response.

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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2013, 09:37:11 pm »

Dirt bikes, yes, but mostly on plastic and wheels, never at the bearings. Street stuff, no, never.
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2013, 10:00:50 pm »

Only when wrenching.  Otherwise the Tiger stays dirty.
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2013, 11:54:43 pm »

Only the dirt bikes.

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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2013, 01:21:55 am »

I've never used a power washer on my bikes. Just a garden hose & whatever pressure is produced by the houses pump.
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2013, 09:25:15 am »

Why would anyone want to wash their bike? It'll just get dirty again.  Twofinger
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« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2013, 09:27:02 am »


Only the dirt bikes.




My off road bike has flanges over the bearings. Oh yeah and Kawasaki Marine Grease....
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« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2013, 09:59:53 am »


Why would anyone want to wash their bike? It'll just get dirty again.  Twofinger




You should try taking a shower once in a wile to.  
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« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2013, 12:25:13 pm »

What no waffle option??
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« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2013, 12:30:18 pm »


What no waffle option??
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I didn't see this thread go Canadian.
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« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2013, 01:33:10 pm »






You should try taking a shower once in a wile to.  


I did a couple of weeks ago while riding thru Colorado and New Mexico.  Razz
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« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2013, 05:15:16 pm »




I did a couple of weeks ago while riding thru Colorado and New Mexico.  Razz


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