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only put 8k on my new wee since April... but hope to do better next year.

wow, i can't believe i've actually owned a bike that i could generally care less about how it looks. in fact it looks great dirty!

but i think i'll start a tradition and give it an "annual bath" tomorrow... every October whether it needs one or not... what the heck!?

or maybe not... :confused:
 

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I try not to let my OCD get out of control, but I do wash and detail my Wee whenever I change the oil or do any other work of equal or greater complexity. I can't stand the thought of working on a dirty, grimy piece of machinery.
 

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Bike never saw rain washed weekly.

Keeping her clean does have a benefit a lot of dirt is hydoscopic or corrosive. Left in humidity it will act on the finish indefinetly. Usually a soap compound is a little alkaline which helps stop some corrosion.

Just don't leave her wet, Meaning at least a full temperature higher speed ride of like 20 minutes. I wince when I hear of the washed and put away for the winter.

An electric leaf blower will start the process nicely

I also like to leave her in the bright sun and wind if I can
 

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well she's nice and clean again... took about one hour.

not bad compared to my HDs... which took about 4 hours every 2-3 weeks and constant primping in between.
 

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Washed the Wee last year. Maybe next year if time allows. :green_lol:
 

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What's this "wash" you speak of ???

Buy yourself soem decent rain gear; you won't have to "wash" your bike anymore...
 

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Maybe 'truck wash'...that wind you get when going round a truck? HA!
 

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I spend about 10 minutes "putting up" the wee when I'm done with it by cleaning the bugs off with pledge and a micro fiber. then, I wipe down the forks with aircraft hydraulic fluid to keep them from pitting and wearing out the seals prematurely. I have mud and dirt in the fenders, but I think that can wait until the annual wash job…
-Kevin
 

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Hmm, when was the last time I washed one of my bikes?



I think I threw that jacket away a few years ago.
 

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whats the point.

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