Best pressure washers: the best post-ride bike cleaners tested

A woman using a Worx pressure washer to clean her muddy bike
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Cleaning your bike isn't just about making it look nice, it's important to keep your components free of encrusted dirt and the potential for rust. That's where the best pressure washers for bikes will come in handy.

Washing the grime off post-ride is the best thing you can do to keep your steed running happier for longer. This is especially true when it comes to winter cycling, as that's the time of year when there's a plethora of dirt, road grime and mud lurking, ready to coat your drivetrain.

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Based on the Gold Coast of Australia, Colin has written tech content for cycling publication for a decade. With hundreds of buyer's guides, reviews and how-tos published in Bike Radar, Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect and Cycling Weekly, as well as in numerous publications dedicated to his other passion, skiing. 


Colin was a key contributor to Cyclingnews between 2019 and 2021, during which time he helped build the site's tech coverage from the ground up. Nowadays he works full-time as the news and content editor of Flow MTB magazine.