7 Motorcycle Cleaning Kits To Get Your Bike Sturgis-Ready

These motorcycle cleaning kits will get your machine spick-and-span in no time

Some folks trailer their bikes to Sturgis, while others choose to ride all the way to the rally. Whichever one you choose to do, you’ll need to clean up your ride once you get to the big event—that’s just common sense. We’ve assembled some of our favorite motorcycle cleaning products here, so take a look and see which one you think is best for putting in your saddlebag.

Meguiar’s

Meguiar’s

The Kit: Meguiar’s has a full line of motorcycle cleaning products, all of which are available in the reasonably priced G55033 Motorcycle Care Kit ($33 at Amazon). This Amazon-exclusive, seven-piece kit is ideal for getting your bike Sturgis-ready: EZ Clean Spray & Rinse; Detailer Mist; Liquid Wax Wet Look; Leather Cleaner/Conditioner; All Metal Polish; and Plastic Cleaner/Polish. Meguiar’s even throws in a microfiber towel. And the whole shebang weighs just 4 pounds.

Sturgis Must-Have: The biodegradable EZ Clean Spray & Rinse ($8 at Amazon) is the perfect saddlebag stuffer; just do what it says on the bottle, and ride your bike dry.

Meguiar’s

Adam's Polishes

Adam’s Polishes

The Kit: Adam’s is renowned in the car care industry, and we love his Motorcycle Detailing Kit ($140 at Amazon). Sure, it’s pricier than most, but it provides all of the products, applicators, and towels that you need to get your bike Sturgis-ready. And Adam’s makes great stuff, most of it biodegradable: Waterless Wash and its waffle-weave towels; Revive Hand Polish plus Blue Hex Grip Applicator; Metal Polish #1 and #2; Brilliant Glaze plus Single Soft Towel; Buttery Wax; and Leather Conditioner.

Sturgis Must-Have: Adam’s Waterless Wash ($12 at Amazon) is amazing; no water required! Just spray on and wipe off road grime.

Adam’s Polishes

Chemical Guys

Chemical Guys

The Kit: The HOL137 Complete Motorcycle Detailing Kit ($67 at Amazon) is a great setup for motorcycle travel and touring because even though there are 10 distinct products here, they all come in compact, 4-ounce bottles. And the whole kit only weighs about 3 pounds. It includes the Full Cycle Wash + Wax; Lanesplitter Hybrid Detailer; Apex Wheel Cleaner; Gearhead Cleaner + Degreaser; Rebound Scratch + Swirl Polish; Moto Leather Cleaner + Protectant; Clear Vision Helmet Cleaner; Moto Armor VRP Protectant; Moto Metal Metal Polish; and Redline Hyper Seal.

Sturgis Must-Have: Now, you really only need the Full Cycle Waterless Wash + Wax . Sure, the 4-ounce bottle ($17 at Amazon) is handy as hell, but the 16-ounce bottle costs less money, only $13. Decisions, decisions…

Chemical Guys

S100

S100

The Kit: From one of the more renowned names in motorcycle cleaners comes the 12000C Motorcycle Detailing Kit ($50 at Amazon). It comes with a large bottle of the legendary S100 Total Cycle Cleaner, plus travel sizes of Corrosion Protectant, Finish Restorer, and Detail + Wax. Included are a super-absorbing drying towel and sponge, and it’s all packed up in a handy storage case.

Sturgis Must-Have: The first spray-on, rinse-off cleaner developed especially for motorcycles, S100 Total Cycle Cleaner creeps in to every nook and cranny of your bike to thoroughly clean it without scrubbing. There’s a larger aerosol can that’s a slightly better deal, but for some crazy reason we don’t like to ride with combustibles in our bags. Opt instead for the 17-ounce spray bottle ($14 at Amazon).

S100

Muc-Off

Muc-Off

The Kit: The Motorcycle Duo Kit ($28 at Amazon) features Nano Tech Motorcycle Cleaner that cuts through dirt, mud, and grime without acids or dangerous chemicals. Muc-Off Motorcycle Protectant is the ultimate post-wash water dispersant. Not only does it rid your bike's frame and components of moisture, but it also leaves a non-sticky layer of protective PTFE to prevent rust and corrosion, making future cleaning a breeze.

Sturgis Must-Have: Nano Tech Motorcycle Cleaner ($13 at Amazon) breaks down dirt and grime on microscopic levels. And it’s biodegradable and free from acids, CFCs, and solvents so you can clean away with a guilt-free conscience. It’s safe on all surfaces, even disc brake rotors and pads.

Muc-Off

Wizards

Wizards

The Kit: Wizards’ 22700 Motorcycle Cool Kit ($58 at Amazon) has everything you need to make your ride sparkle and shine. Includes large bottles of Mist-N-Shine, Bug Release, Bike Wash, and Shine Master, plus an 8-ounce travel bottle of Mist-N-Shine and a microfiber cloth. It’s all packed up into a soft-sided cooler.

Sturgis Must-Have: You’ve seen the Wizards crew at rallies all over the country, so you know they know a thing or two about packing for a party. The compact, affordable 22480 Saddle Pack ($16 at Amazon) is perfect for motorcycle travel cleaning. It has 8-ounce bottles of cleaners, degreasers and protectants in a small, portable pack—and still includes a microfiber cloth. Wizards might be our favorite motorcycle cleaner of the whole bunch; if you’re riding a bagger to Sturgis, find room for this cleaning kit in your saddlebags.

Wizards

Bike Spirits

Bike Spirits

Sturgis Must-Have: Bike Spirits doesn’t make a motorcycle cleaning kit, per se, but a can of this stuff is all you need for a roadside cleanup. Amazon reviewers agree, giving it a perfect five-star rating. And our colleagues at Cycle World just love the stuff. This 14-ounce can of Original Spray Cleaner and Polish ($11 at Amazon) works on paint, chrome, plastics, engine, windshields—you name it, this stuff cleans it, no water required.

Bike Spirits