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S100 Wheel Cleaner

S100 Wheel Cleaner

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Review Summary

Manufacturer’s Information

Category:  Wheel cleaner
Manufacturer: S100 Cycle Care Products
Type: Spray bottle, 500 ml (16.9 oz.)
Retailers:  Try Hawg-Wash in the U.S.A.
Retail Price: $9.95
Made In: Germany

Claims – “pH controlled, will not react with any type of wheel, brake or system component”.  “Yields 50% more cleaning power”.
For Use On – Painted and chrome wheels.
Claimed Features – Cleans brake dust, chain lube and “road soil”.  Can leave on longer for more cleaning power.

Application –  Spray on, allow to soak anywhere from a few seconds to 2 hours.  Spray off with high pressure water.Note:  S100 Cycle Care Products is not affiliated with the S100 brand owned by Dr. O.K. Wack Chemie  GmbH

Our Opinions

We’re not very big fans of any of the “instant” wheel cleaning products or the specialized motorcycle wash formulas (don’t know what else to call them).Nothing seems to work as well as basic liquid automobile wash mixed with water and a soft sponge.  The dirt and grime that gets caked on motorcycle wheels often needs some physical persuasion to remove.

These products promise an easy and painless way to clean motorcycle wheels, but none of them work as well as we expect.

In our opinion, the S100 Wheel Cleaner is very expensive for what it is: basically a type of detergent for cleaning motorcycle wheels.  The sprayers on both bottles we’ve tried only works when held perfectly upright.  Pumping the sprayer can quickly get tiresome.

We haven’t noticed any spectacular results with this product and will stick with hand washing with a sponge and soapy water.

Score:  2/5

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