should be washed with a mild neu-
tral detergent and finished with a spray
polish. Aluminum wheels, both painted
and unpainted can be cleaned with
special non-acid based wheel spray
Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber
If your motorcycle has leather ac-
cessories, special care must be taken.
Use a leather cleaner/treatment to
clean and care for leather accessories.
Washing leather parts with detergent
and water will damage them, shorten-
ing their life.
Vinyl parts should be washed with the
rest of the motorcycle, then treated with
a vinyl treatment.
MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
The sidewalls of tires and other rub-
ber components should be treated with
a rubber protectant to help prolong their
Rubber protectants can be slip-
pery and, if used on the tread
area, cause loss of traction re-
sulting in accident causing in-
jury or death. Do not apply rub-
ber protectant to any tread area.