Updated October 21, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

The 10 Best Bike Degreasers

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in January of 2018. It may seem obvious, but in order to keep your bike running properly, you have to clean it on a regular basis. Removing lubricant residue can be a challenge, but when you have a quality degreaser on hand, the process is much less of a chore. The products on this list feature a range of formulations, all of which are designed to remove slippery grime, so your ride can perform at its best. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best bike degreaser on Amazon.

10. Finish Line EcoTech

9. Pedro's Oranj Peelz

8. Finish Line Citrus

7. Park Tool Bio Chainbrite

6. Muc-Off Nano Tech

5. Finish Line Speed

4. WD-40 Fast-Acting

3. Simple Green Trigger

2. White Lightning Clean Streak

1. Chemical Guys Signature Series

Editor's Notes

October 18, 2019:

Bike degreasers such as these do much more than keep your bike looking great. They help you clear out the grime and dirt that can clog up your chain and drivetrain and render your ride useless. Unfortunately, the heavy-duty lubricants necessary for a smooth trip can't be removed with regular soap and water. Here, you'll find formulas from trusted brands like Finish Line and WD-40, as well as smaller companies — see Pedro's Oranj Peelz — that have made it their mission to create eco-friendly bicycle maintenance products.

Runaway Bike and Bike Medicine Golden have been removed due to user complaints about their effectiveness against tough grease deposits. In their place, we’ve added Park Tool Bio Chainbrite, which is an eco-friendly option, as well as Chemical Guys Signature Series, praised by bicycle enthusiasts for its quick-acting formula.


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on October 21, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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