Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register

Author Topic: Reputable bike wash in cape town  (Read 494 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Guido

Reputable bike wash in cape town
« on: June 13, 2019, 07:01:25 am »
Greeting all,

Does anyone know of a reputable bike wash in the Cape Town area?  I have tried googling, but come up with nothing.

Guido
 

Offline Mpandla

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 07:07:36 am »
There is a bike wash in Durbanville area that seems to be quite good.
Bike spit and polish - 0767408303
KTM 690
Mpandla - The bald one
 

Offline Sputnik080

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 07:24:33 am »
There is a bike wash in Durbanville area that seems to be quite good.
Bike spit and polish - 0767408303

Bike Spit & Polish is Anwar Ishmail, a bit more than a bike wash.
If you need like a showroom condition clean up/detailing etc, he is good.

A car wash that I've used before and does a fairly good job, is the one at Paradys Park in Brackenfell, Mario, can't remember the name of the business though.
About 2 weeks ago he charged me R100, but I don't mind as he does a good job and my bike was still extremely dirty from a Tankwa trip.
I only use him, unless I really have no other choice.
He is always busy, so take your bike and go and have a beer (or 3) at Bok Lounge while you wait.
History:
1) 2008 Vuka XT125 (sold)     2) 2013 Motomia Java 170 (sold)     3) 2000 Honda XRV750 Africa Twin (sold)     4) 1994 Honda CBR600 F2 (sold)     5) 2004 Honda XL650V Transalp (sold)     6) 2004 BMW R1200GS (current)
 

Offline swakop_toe

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2019, 07:25:22 am »
I have also asked around a year so ago.
 Thruxton gave me the number of guys in Brackenfell somewhere, but the R250 asking price was not worth the quality and effort to get there.

Bike Spit and Polish is more a detailer than just a bike wash. If you want your bike showroom ready, they are the best south of the Orangeriver in my opinion. 

I have used my local carwash a couple of times with satisfactory service, but for R80 is cheap enough to not have to do it myself...

Sent from my BlackBerry DTEK60 using Tapatalk Pro.
« Last Edit: June 13, 2019, 07:27:37 am by swakop_toe »
 

Offline Mpandla

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2019, 07:26:47 am »


Bike Spit & Polish is Anwar Ishmail, a bit more than a bike wash.
If you need like a showroom condition clean up/detailing etc, he is good.


I have noticed that he takes bike washes to a next level
KTM 690
Mpandla - The bald one
 

Online hugh101

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1150GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 844
  • Thanked: 25 times
Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 07:35:43 am »
There is a bike wash in Durbanville area that seems to be quite good.
Bike spit and polish - 0767408303
where in Durbanville are they?
"a wise man has money in his head but not in his heart"-Johnathan Swift

Bmw 1150 GSA
Bmw  RnineT
Honda CTX 200 bushlander
 

Offline Mpandla

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 07:39:13 am »
There is a bike wash in Durbanville area that seems to be quite good.
Bike spit and polish - 0767408303
where in Durbanville are they?

Aurora//Durbanville hills. Quite active on FB so best is to search for him there
KTM 690
Mpandla - The bald one
 

Offline teebag

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Vespa (all models)
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,737
  • Thanked: 58 times
Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 08:10:48 am »
WMC in Woodstock do bike washing (but not a full valet service) and their coffee is good
 

Offline allan.cawood

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1150GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,573
  • Thanked: 12 times
Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2019, 09:18:45 am »
There is a bike wash in Durbanville area that seems to be quite good.
Bike spit and polish - 0767408303

Iíve used Anwar multiple times, including spray work. His work and ethic is absolutely brilliant.
He is based 3km from me so very convenient.

And he is WAY WAY WAY more than a bike wash


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
2005 BMW R1150GS Adventure (Bumblebee)
1993 Honda CB1000 Super Four (Thunder)
XXXX Honda CB1300 Super Four Hybrid (nameless)

"You can take my heart, you can take my breath  When you pry it from my cold, dead chest"  Skillet - The Resistance (Unleashed 2016)
 

Offline swakop_toe

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2019, 06:06:02 pm »
WMC in Woodstock do bike washing (but not a full valet service) and their coffee is good
And then there is Woodstock Motor Co.!
 Very lekker place to hang out.
They also have the most dedicated and passionate tyre guy I have had the pleasure to deal with recently, operating from their premises, Henk Coetzee.

Barista Coffee, great pik menu and they have a workshop with tools you can rent by the hour.

Sent from my BlackBerry DTEK60 using Tapatalk Pro.
« Last Edit: June 23, 2019, 08:39:12 pm by swakop_toe »
 

Offline DirtRebell

  • Forum Whore
  • ****
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 8,155
  • Thanked: 80 times
Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2019, 08:24:01 pm »
Can't go wrong with Anwar Spoeg&Plak.
About 600 bucks a pop. But totally worth it.
 

Offline Guido

Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2019, 03:24:10 am »
Thanks for the response guys/gals, just an update, I had my bike cleaned by anwar. Absolutely awesome job. He was rushed as well. We only had 3hrs, as we were running on a pretty tight schedule.
« Last Edit: June 25, 2019, 04:43:34 am by Guido »
 

Offline fatcat

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: AJS (all models)
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 536
  • Thanked: 4 times
Re: Reputable bike wash in cape town
« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2019, 03:17:27 pm »
Anwar does my buddy's son's race and road bikes , he refuses to go anywhere else. His work is top notch .
suzuki bandit 1200