Bicycle Maintenance and Application Tips
If you return from a trip and your bike is really filthy wash your bike with Simple Green or a mild auto detergent that won’t harm your bike finish. Scrub off the dirt and mud with a soft to medium bristle brush. Rinse off with fresh water. Dry off the bike as best you can with paper towels, old bath towels or rags and let the rest air dry. Use compressed air, if available, to quickly dry off your bike.
We recommend wrapping the crank housing in a plastic bag before washing your bike if you are not planning to remove, clean & re-lubricate the crankshaft bearings. Most modern crank housings have pretty good seals which are designed to be immersed in water but you can’t be too careful.
Before setting out on your bike make sure you apply DynaGlide bicycle chain lube to clean, dry surfaces in order for the barrier-film to “setup” properly. DynaGlide drys in one to two minutes depending on the ambient temperature and will not harm plastics, rubber, or synthetics. Spray on seat post, handlebars and stem for total protection. Use a thick cloth or rag to shield overspray from getting on brake pads. We also recommend using DynaGlide for polishing and protecting tube finishes too!