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Hi guys,

Got some grease on my bike which is hard to remove, whats the best way to get this off, mainly round drive chain. I use muc-off but its not working. The stuff is getting on my brushes rendering them unaffective.

What type of solutions do you use to get off grease, and how can ya remove the grease of the brushes?

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Try WD 40 and a tooth brush. I clean my chains and sprockets with it when they get nasty. . WD 40 really works very well as a light solvent and since the base is fish oil it washes off with water. Be sure to lube your chain with proper oil when everything is cleaned up because WD 40 is not a very effective lubricant.

Most of the degreasers will attack aluminum and paint, so I stay away from using them on my bikes.
 

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I use this stuff for all of my bike cleaning needs:



Affectionately known as the old bottle of cifilis (used to be sensibly named "Jif" before it was changed to Cif), this cream cleaner works best if you don't let it dry out.

Just work it in with an old tooth brush or a floor brush and rinse off with water.

I prefer using this cleaning product because it is readily available, has a nice consistency (viscosity) for brushing, and because I can't stand the smell of citrus degreaser,
 

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Get a gallon of Simple Green at Lowe's or Home Depot. You dilute it 1:1 or 2:1 and it works fantastic. It's also non-toxic and biodegradable, so less nasty stuff to dispose of. I used gasoline in the garage as a degreaser and the wife was not pleased!
 
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