Just because you’re on a cycling holiday doesn’t mean that the weather will be perfect every single day. So when your bike gets filthy, here’s how you clean it, using only what you can find in the local supermarket!

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Picture this; you’ve jetted off for the ultimate bike holiday. Your long-awaited escape, there’s nothing but perfectly smooth roads and beautiful weather. The sun is shining, the miles seem effortless and your bike is in fabulous condition day after day.

Until that day that the weather inevitably breaks. The heavens open and suddenly the roads become small rivers, rendering your bike filthy in seconds. Far, far from the garage and toolbox, how do you get your bike clean when you’re miles away from home?

Equipped with only what you can find in the local supermarket, just how do you clean your bike whilst on holiday using only;
– wet wipes
– bucket
– sponge
– washing up liquid
– WD-40
and some very hot water?!

Bike maintenance hero Simon shows you how!

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