Lovely to look at, but difficult to clean. Spray on some wheel cleaner first and allow it to sit for a while to loosen the dust, road grime and chain lube that has flung off on to the wheel. Then scrub with the brush dipped in soapy water, together with a light spray from the hose.
These are difficult to clean without causing them to pop inside out. The soft brush will clean in the crevasses without popping the rubber. Similarly, robber footpegs with their deep ribs are easy to clean with some spray-on tyre foam and a long-bristle brush.
This is usually one of the most fidgety jobs. However, a quick run over with a soft brush will get into all the spaces between the springs winds.
Cooling flanges and other nooks and crannies on the engine are snares for your knuckles. A brush makes it easy to get into these areas, but be careful not to dislodge any cables or electrical leads.
Washing a bike can dilute important grease, oil and lube points on your bike, so make sure these are checked when the bike is dry. Read those top 10 tips again!