bike has to be stripped down from top to bottom and cleaned
in a precise way to make sure that any mechanical breakdown
could possibly be avoided.
all front and bike covers for cleaning.
Air filter and Carburettor from bike and strip down carb for
precise cleaning. Once clean, wrap in clean paper and leave
in an area free from dirt or dust.
back wheel and take off rear chain and any used sprockets for
degreasing and cleaning. Remove front chain guard and take off
front primary chain and engine sprocket again for degreasing
clutch plates and clean until like new. (This process alone
takes in excess of 1 hour if done correctly). Once they are
clean wrap up in clean towel and place to one side free from
dirt or dust otherwise you may end up repeating the whole process
all cables to clean and re lubricate them to ensure their smooth
you are ready to start to clean the actual bike. First of all
you degrease the complete bike to get off all the oil, etc,
then you pressure wash off all the dirt and grease. Once this
has been done you then wash the bike with soapy water and again
pressure wash off. You then can use a Brillo pad to clean wheels
and engine plates. After this you then clean with soapy water
and finally pressure wash off the excess soapy water.
You then need to make sure every component is fully dry to prevent
you are ready to start putting the bike back together ready
to start racing again. The time spent in the workshop is valuable
and can never be under-estimated as you will hopefully suffer
less or no mechanical breakdowns. The time factor involved in
this process is in the region of 6 to 8 hours per bike.