How to clean your muddy mountainbike
This is a cheap way to clean and lube your bike and let it shine like new
Always clean your bije after a muddy ride, especially the drivetrain will wear out fast if you don't

Step 1: Tools to Clean

The stuff I used to clean my bike:
A garden hose
Soapy water
Dishwashing brush

Step 2: Hose Off the Whole Bike With Water

Make sure you don't spray onto your bearings and headset

Step 3: Spray the Whole Bike With Water and Soap Espicially the Drivetrain

Step 4: Clean the Casette, Chainrings and Derailleurs With the Diswashing Brush

Step 6: Clean the Whole Bike With the Spounge and Soapy Water

Step 8: Spray Wd40 on the Chain, Derailleurs and Clipless Padels

Step 9: Done, Bike Is Clean and Ready for the Next Ride

<p>Great work! But I have to tell you WD-40 is not a good choice for your chain.</p><p>WD-40 gets muddy after a while, and while it does repel water, it also attracts debris and dust, which gets into the links of the chain effectively grinding them from the inside. </p><p>I'd suggest using an cycling-specific oil, or a TPF-based lubricant. I can't find either in my country, so I use oil for guns. The oil employed for automatic firearms sticks to the metals, repels water, and lubes parts under violent movements and high temperatures. Those qualities make a great lube for bike chains.</p>
Thank you for you reply, good advise to use gun oil. I used wd40 because it's cheap.

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