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Once in a while a product comes along that's worth mentioning to my fellow Vic riders.

When it comes to cleaning products or maybe a spray fast wax; I've been using the Lucas Slick Mist Quick Detailer and Wax for years and have been quite happy with it. Still am.

But now I have found something to help it in areas the Lucas product doesn't work as well. Bike Spirits Spray Cleaner and Polish.



I think it has some mineral oil/spirits in it mixed with a secret blend of other cleaning products so it doesn't leave a residue or streaks.

I really like it on wheels because it cuts right through any road stuff or brake dust that might have collected on them. Leaves a very nice shine as well. It's also excellent on the black painted areas of the engine. I have been using Pig Spit for that but the price and results of this product have changed that. Leaves it looking like brand new again. I have even used the "Back to Black" product for this and while that product did work; the Bike Spirits is way easier to use and apply.

It works great on paint and chrome. Just need to use a little common sense on how much to use vs how dirty an area is.

Overall it cuts down on cleaning time and that means more ridin' time. ;) Even cuts right through the bugs. That makes it worth the price right there IMHO.

Just Google "Bike Spirits" to find someplace to buy it if you haven't seen it locally or go to: http://www.originalbikespirits.com/. Looks like they have a lot of products for bikes. If they work as good as this product; I guess I'll have to give it a try.
 

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I have been using this product all season on my pipes and wheels. I would be using it on the rest of the bike but I have a lot of Mequires left. My mechanic at the Vic shop turned me on to it. They detail every bike that comes into the shop with this stuff
 

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I have been using this product all season on my pipes and wheels. I would be using it on the rest of the bike but I have a lot of Mequires left. My mechanic at the Vic shop turned me on to it. They detail every bike that comes into the shop with this stuff
Very cool! thumb upcheers

I tried it on a lark when I was ordering something else through Jafrum and wanted to get the order up a little to get free shipping.

Sometimes I get lucky that way. :D
 

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Hmmmm, funny this is the first post I read tonight as I was helping a fellow Vic rider wrench on his bike today and he pulled a can of this out to show me what a great product it was. I was flat amazed. Plus it's aerosol so don't have to worry bout it leaking.... He did his paint with a micro fiber and the pipes with a seperate towel. Unbelievable results I thought. Sprayed it on, let it set then wiped off. Light buff and done.. Luckly my Vision is white so he couldnt see the dirt...lol Picking me a can up.. Thanks for the confirmation BBob....
 

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Good news for anyone using Original Bike Spirits in the Hampton Roads area! Now being carried by Advance Auto at 6.99 a can!!!!! I had to ask them about it and they pulled it out the back but looks like their a new dealer.... I will keep my local Advance Auto busy with it. AND it makes a GREAT Christmas gift!!!! lol
 

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Yup, I heard of that and pigspit too. I wasn't impressed when just talking about OBS with another rider until he applied it to the bike. Best quick detail I have ever seen. The selling point besides OBS being an awesome product for me is aerosol so no leakage on it's side in the saddlebag and it does amazing work on the windscreen. I am all for spray on, rinse off (using my S100) and blow dry but this is exactly what I need on a daily rider. The main point I was bring up on the post was that Advance Auto carries it so don't have to order online! :)
 

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Can this Bike Spirits stuff be used on windshields as well? If not, what is the best no scratch, no streak cleaner for that application?
 

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I haven't used it long to give a long term review but the rider that showed it to me used that as the example. I seen no scratches and it was spray on. Soak then wipe off with clean microfiber. Many wax thier screen including me to ease cleaning. I used a caruba wax and did well on my TC
 

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Can this Bike Spirits stuff be used on windshields as well? If not, what is the best no scratch, no streak cleaner for that application?
Yes. I use it on all my windshields including the car. I even use it on my car for a quick way to get water spots, bugs, and other top surface junk off it.

I figure for the price of running the car through an automatic car wash I can clean the car with one can of OBS a few times or more depending on how dirty it is.

FWIW; Lucas Slick Mist quick detailer and Pledge work well on windshields too. Even the generic Pledge works well and is available in small cans that easily fit in the saddlebag for quick shield cleaning. The nice thing about Pledge is it also decreases the amount of viewable swirls in an older shield by filling in the light scratches that cause the swirls.
 

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Yes. I use it on all my windshields including the car. I even use it on my car for a quick way to get water spots, bugs, and other top surface junk off it.

I figure for the price of running the car through an automatic car wash I can clean the car with one can of OBS a few times or more depending on how dirty it is.

FWIW; Lucas Slick Mist quick detailer and Pledge work well on windshields too. Even the generic Pledge works well and is available in small cans that easily fit in the saddlebag for quick shield cleaning. The nice thing about Pledge is it also decreases the amount of viewable swirls in an older shield by filling in the light scratches that cause the swirls.
I had heard of using pledge as a bike detailer years ago but never even considered it for plexiglass. I have never tried it on my motorcycles thinking it would leave behind a film that would attract dust?
I have been using Turtle Wax Ice but it it does not cut thru grime & bugs very well. I think I will try the BSC, for sure.

Thanks, Bob.
 
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