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How to clean your motorcycle

Here's a few do's and don'ts from the team at BMW Motorrad UK in order to keep your BMW motorcycle in tip-top condition.


  • Always wash your bike when the engine, exhaust and brakes are cold
  • Use only BMW recommended cleaning products
  • Rinse off any road salt daily with cold water
  • Use appropriate polish to protect painted surfaces


  • Use washing-up liquid as a bike detergent
  • Rinse off road salt with hot water
  • Apply polish to brake discs of tyres
  • Use a pressure washer close up near oil seals, bearings, breathers and air intakes
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