How to Wash Your Motorcycle


If you have a motorcycle and you ride that motorcycle, it’s going to get dirty. While some riders may enjoy that well-worn look, most prefer a clean bike. Whether it’s bugs or mud, dust or pollen, there are plenty of ways for your motorcycle to get dirty. In this video, I’ll go over some of the basics of how to wash your motorcycle.

While every motorcycle has a bit of variance depending on your accessories, the principals for washing your motorcycle are pretty universal. On my Softail, we’ll go over how to deal with the windshield, leather saddlebags, what specific areas to focus on that collect the most bugs and dirt, working top down, dealing with chrome and more.

The items you’ll need to wash your motorcycle at home.

1. Spray on Cleaner or Wash & Wax
2. Bucket
3. Hose
4. Soft Cloth
5. Chamois for Drying

Pick up the S100 Motorcycle Cleaning Kit to wash your motorcycle at home.

Watch the video of me washing my Harley Heritage Softail and let me know if you have any questions or tips of your own for washing your motorcycle.

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