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Peroxide in a spray bottle cheap but very good
 

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Been using it for years. Like the way it works.
Go to car wash, spray bike down with it. Wait 20-30 secs, rinse of and ride off into sunset
 

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I think hydrogen peroxide works much better than Bugs B Gone. Better yet, use water...soak a towel in it and drape it over the windshield and nose of the fairing for a few minutes and those bugs will wipe off easily.
 

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I've used both the Bugs Be Gone and hydrogen peroxide. Both work, but I think the BBG works a little better. It should. It costs a lot more!
 

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I have heard that if the strength of the hydrogen peroxide mixture is too strong and it gets on the bike's paint it could have a detrimental effect on the paint. I think that I read it here on the board.

Joe in Redding
 

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I use Plexus on the windshield and I also wipe down the whole bike with it. I don't like getting water on the bike too often.

Plexus seems to work well, but we really don't have a lot of bugs in Arizona compared to other areas...
 

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Bugs are water soluable, thus, just put a wet towel over the buggy spot, and let it sit for about 5 to 10 minutes. They will just melt right off. No need for the chems. I've had the best luck using a clay bar to get rid of all the residual marks that the bugs leave on the surface that the water will leave behind. Plus, the clay bar gets the surface extremely smooth and allows for better waxing. I have used the clay bar on the clear plastics and plastic chrome too, and followed the directions on the package, making sure not to let the clay get dry. Both the windshield and headlights are still clear, and scratch free. I'm a huge fan of the clay bar, and I believe it works like a champ.
 

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I have heard that if the strength of the hydrogen peroxide mixture is too strong and it gets on the bike's paint it could have a detrimental effect on the paint. I think that I read it here on the board.

Joe in Redding
Peroxide is only 3%, the rest water. Been using it on Love Bugs down here for many years with no problem with the paint. Wet towels work for the windshield and front faring BUT the cracks and crannys around the headlights and other places cannot be covered with a towel. Peroxide sprayed into these areas desolves them and then wash them out with water.
 

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No Sir, you buy it already diluted and then use it as is........I live where the love bugs are ridiculous, twice a year. I carry a squirt bottle during those times just in case I get into them........geezz they are a mess. Hydrogen peroxide works.
 

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:thumbup: I tried Peroxide after reading this forum and find it works great. I do use rubber gloves when I wipe it down as my hands react to the peroxide and get very sensitive, wierd but love the way the stuff works on bug guts. Use it on the truck and van too. Don't like giving Wally World much business but WW or Walgreens will get my buck (or less) for bug remover. :shrug:
 

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If you have a Big Lots in your area, try them for peroxide. I bought 4 bottles for $.50 each, half the price of W W.
 

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You can get HP in spray bottles now, seems at least one of the companies must have someone that is on this site.
 
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