Duck Smart Bike Ezee Dry Wash Detailer is a fast way to clean, polish and protect your bike. In essence this waterless solution lifts light grime then leaves a layer of silicone on the surface to be buffed to a shine.
- Pros: Very easy to use, silicone really helps bring tyre sidewalls back to satin black
- Cons: The level of shine isn't quite up there with dedicated wax polishes
Application of the product couldn't be simpler. If your bike's really dirty then it pays to do a water-wash with soap and detergent first, but if you've only a layer of fine grime then just spray the Bike Ezee onto paintwork and components, then, using a microfibre cloth – best for wicking away dirt from the surface – work it over minor patches of dirt, and polish to a shine.
Bike Ezee certainly works, as you can see moisture bobbling off anything you've applied the stuff to, and it actively helps to prevent dirt from adhering to the bike as the weekly deep clean took far less time than previously. It's also safe to use around disc brake rotors.
It's good value – I've seen seen similar products for around a tenner, such as Muc-Off Silicon Shine and Pedro’s Bike Lust – and the banana with a hint of chocolate aroma is a definite plus point for me.
Saves time, brings your bike up smart and smells great into the bargain
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road.cc test report
Make and model: Duck Smart Bike Ezee Bicycle Cleaner
Size tested: 500ml
Tell us what the product is for
Duck Smart says, "Our all new Waterless Cleaner, Drywash and detailer for your cycle!!
"Just spray on wipe off! Simple.
"Bike Ezee gives your bike and its parts an almighty shine with no added water! It removes light dirt, grime, oil, grease and dust and gives your frame a long lasting shine with a water repelling protective coating. This coating prevents dirt and mud sticking to your bike and also gives it a fine smelling scent of Bananas and Chocolate."
Tell us some more about the technical aspects of the product?
From Duck Smart:
For use just spray on and wipe over with a Micro Fibre cloth. Bike Ezee contains no PTFE's so is safe to use on all brands of disc brakes without the risk of contamination.
Bike Ezee is brilliant on Paintwork, Carbon Fibre, Titanium, Rubber and Aluminium parts.
Includes easy-to-use spray head.
Especially great on tyres.
The shine isn't as long lasting as polish, but that's to be expected for a product that cleans and polishes in one package.
I've seen similar products for around a tenner so this is great value.
Tell us how the product performed overall when used for its designed purpose
Shifts light dirt in a few seconds and polishes up the surface in an instant.
Tell us what you particularly liked about the product
Doesn't hurt my sensitive skin and smells really good.
Tell us what you particularly disliked about the product
Did you enjoy using the product? Yes, very much.
Would you consider buying the product? Yes
Would you recommend the product to a friend? Unreservedly
Use this box to explain your overall score
It does what it says on the bottle, and at a great price; it's really good.
About the tester
I usually ride: Fondriest Domino carbon 55cm My best bike is: Vincenti Dabitur track bike
I've been riding for: Over 20 years I ride: Most days I would class myself as: Expert
I regularly do the following types of riding: commuting, sportives, fixed/singlespeed, track