How to Wash a Bike

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How to wash every component on a bicycle, from the chain and drivetrain to the wheels to the frame.

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Video contents:
00:10 Tools Needed
04:15 Cleaning the Drivetrain
07:29 Frame & Components
11:12 Wheels
13:35 Additional Info

➤ Tools & materials used:
• Repair Stand - http://www.parktool.com/category/repair-stands
• MG-2 Nitrile Mechanic's Gloves - http://www.parktool.com/product/nitrile-mechanics-gloves-mg-2
• DH-1 Dummy Hub - http://www.parktool.com/product/dummy-hub-dh-1
• CB-4 Bio ChainBrite - http://www.parktool.com/product/bio-chainbrite-cb-4
• BCB-4.2 Bike Cleaning Brush Set - http://www.parktool.com/product/bike-cleaning-brush-set-bcb-4-2
• CM-5.2 Cyclone Chain Scrubber - http://www.parktool.com/product/cyclone-chain-scrubber-cm-5-2
• CL-1 Synthetic Blend Chain Lube - http://www.parktool.com/product/synthetic-blend-chain-lube-with-ptfe-cl-1
• SA-3 Shop Apron - http://www.parktool.com/product/heavy-duty-shop-apron-sa-3
• PB-1 Portable Workbench - http://www.parktool.com/product/portable-workbench-pb-1
• Rags and Sponges
• Buckets: at least 2
• Soap: a quality dish washing soap is acceptable
• Water Hose or Water Bottle

For a text-based walk-through of this process: http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/bike-washing-and-cleaning

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