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Scooter Wash? Wipe-On, Wipe-Off

Scooter Wash is a need for many who own scooters. Wipe-On, let dry to a haze, Wipe-Off! That is all it takes. Most scooter owners do not have access to water. Many do not want to deal with the sponge and bucket for a scooter wash. Scooter Wipes are designed to clean a dirty scooter. The cloth is non-woven. This means the grime and debris goes into the cloth and does not scratch the surface. The formula has carnauba from the Brazilian Palm tree, a little silicone, a polymer that will fill in micro scratches, and a jewelers polish. Wipe-on from high to low. Work from the windshield down and back. The wipes work on paint, chrome, glass or plastic. Wipe on and let dry to a haze. The haze is the jewelers polish lifting the debris off the surface. Then wipe off with a soft cloth. I like Microfiber but a soft terry cloth works great. When you wipe on and let dry completely the surface shine. Usually after wiping off the jewelers polish you cannot even leave a fingerprint. The silicone will bead up water and the shine is inspiring. The surface allows for a faster clean the next time and bugs just rinse off. The product is safe for you and the entire scooter. Nature-Based and Environmentally Friendly. When you are done with the scooter how about your helmet. This product will clean and shine the outside of your helmet. The product works great on face shields as well. No face shield no loss. Use this on your eye glasses as well.  Wipe-on, let dry to a haze, Wipe-Off. Your glasses will be cleaner then ever. If you want to bump the shine of the Scooter Wipes try our Shine Up Liquid. So enjoy the day and take a scoot.

Scooter-Wipes

We will be at the Atlanta Rally again this year.

http://atlantarally.com/

 

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Detailing our Motorcycle = Bending Light

Many of us were detailing our motorcycle during the July 4th weekend. Hopefully we were able to really enjoy a beautiful sunrise, or a magnificent sunset during our weekend. The reason the sky appears blue at mid-day, and the vibrant colors during sunrise and sunset is the size of the particles in the air. The particles floating in the air are bending and reflecting the suns rays. This is what changes what we call color.This is called the refractive index, or the bending of light. Water and other materials use to formulate cleaning and detailing products bend light differently. We can see this effect when we look into the water at a fish or an object below the surface. The object is not where we believe it to be.The waters refractive index is what we are experiencing. How much of the light is bent is what determines how shiny a surface appears.The refractive index along with surface texture is what makes products different. This means you can use one cleaning product, and then follow with another product and change the shine of your bike. You could either increase or diminish the shine of the first product. This is based on the second products refractive index and surface texture.That is why it is important to use a product that cleans and leaves a streak-free finish. If you can use a product that cleans and polishes you are accomplishing two tasks at once. The product you choose following your wash must leave a surface smoother than the wash. When we wax and polish the resulting finish is based on the particle size and lack of film residue.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyZMvKBLjmw&feature=player_embedded

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Detailing and Cleaning Products = Surface Texture

Many of us will be heading out to the beach or lake this summer. Hopefully we will be riding our motorcycles and most likely we are going to clean or detail our bikes while on vacation. Time at the beach or lake is a great opportunity to observe the different areas contacting the water.  In the places where there are rocks, or trees or other rough surfaces, you will most likely see debris or trash accumulating or being snagged by the different formations contacting the water. This is a good example of how the surface texture contributes to remaining free from dirt and grime.  When you clean and shine a motorcycle you want to use cleaning and detailing products that are designed to leave a smooth surface. A surface that will limit dirt accumulation. You also are seeking a surface that is free of residual films after drying. These films will catch dirt and grime. Some products are petroleum distillates, the very substance we are trying remove. You also do not want any harsh chemicals that will break down the clear coat. This could  cause the surface to become rough, exactly what you are attempting to avoid. You want to use products that are designed to be streak free without excessive rinsing. If you cannot leave a fingerprint after cleaning and polishing your motorcycle,  you have a surface that is smooth and shines. Check out the video in the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB_kqdUuirc

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How and Why to clean and shine?

When I began my career it started with formal training. My training was all about technique (How) and working with the concept that form always follows function. I was educated and trained with ideal situations in a controlled environment. Following my training, I worked in my chosen field and experienced professional growth and recognition. I then changed employers. My first technical trainer with the new company, whom I looked to as a mentor and later a friend, encouraged me to learn not only How a specific product worked but Why. My friend’s encouragement was extremely helpful and necessary. How does this translate to cleaning and detailing products you ask? Companies design products that work if the user follows the directions specifically and limits the products use to the applications specified. When cleaning an automobile there are different considerations then if cleaning a motorcycle, boat, or anything else. An automobile has limited surface concerns, while the others have multiple surface materials and limitations. Why the product works is based on the formulas and the surfaces to be cleaned or shined. Moto-Tec Products are designed to be safe for multiple surface applications. Some products utilize the ingredients while moist to remove debris or polish (Moto-Tec Magic Wash or Moto-Tec Super Wash) while others work as the ingredients dry and lift the debris from the surface to clean or polish (Moto-Tec Ultra Gloss Bike Wipes or Ultra Gloss Polish). When we learn not only How, but Why a product works for us we have the confidence to expect a consistent result.

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Why Nature-Based

Moto-Tec Products begin with naturally occurring ingredients to meet our strict requirements to be Safe, Effective and Environmentally-Friendly. So many cleaning and detailing products today are manufactured chemicals and or petroleum distillates. When I look at some of the products on store shelves, I see warnings and hazard statements that are almost as lengthy as some of the prescription drug ads which we are inundated with daily. Personally when I hear some of the disclaimers, I think it better to just deal with the condition rather than the side effects. Sometimes we question if the safe and nature-based products work as well as those which we can manufacture. We must remember with many products today, they are only a synthetic of that which is found in nature. One of our customers offered this quote, “Your products do just what you said they would do. Great Stuff” Laurence Yaste. Aristotle said, In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

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Environmentally-Friendly

My wife and I just returned from a camping trip in the North Georgia Mountains. We truly love camping and being in the great outdoors. We take walks, maybe fish a little, enjoy the scenery and wildlife during the day, and then at night just sitting around a dancing campfire. We believe we have a responsibility to do our best, to steward that which was entrusted to us by God. That is why Moto-Tec products are Environmentally Friendly. We want to offer products that work to Clean,Shine,and Inspire without negatively affecting our environment.

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Cleaning a Dirty Motorcycle

The key to cleaning and detailing a dirty motorcycle is to have products that work for you, and then developing your own system. Our products are designed to work for you, instead of you having to work the product. This seems basic but is really where we are different. We have had many new customers, after seeing how easily and quickly we can clean and detail a motorcycle, become our greatest advocates. We want our products to be EFFECTIVE so more time can be spent riding, instead of working. Check out these videos and see for yourself. I have provided the links or you can check them out on our website.

 

 

 

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Why should I use Moto-Tec products?

Why should I use Moto-Tec Products? This is a very valid question and one I encourage. Moto-Tec Products were formulated to be some of the “Safest” cleaning and detailing products available. When I hear “Safest” what does that really mean. Moto-Tec offers products that were formulated beginning in 2003 after consulting with some of the leading minds behind the leading products on the market. Moto-Tec Products are both safe for the user and the object on which they are being used. When we clean or detail a motorcycle for example, we have multiple surfaces made of various materials. Some products may be safe for one material but not another. When we clean or detail a boat we might consider the effect on the environment following the runoff. If we are cleaning a car, ATV or RV we might consider what would happen if our pet drank the water. These are all considerations, but the one I believe we overlook most is the affect some of these products have on the user. We are seeing today the growth of dermal(Skin) medications. Our skin is the largest organ of our body and when we encounter products that are harmful, it cannot be good for our overall health. This is why “Safe” represents the S in our acronym have you” SEEN” Moto-Tec Products.

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Welcome to the NEW Moto-Tec Products Website

Welcome to the NEW Moto-Tec Products Website

Over the years our website has been through all sorts of changes.  With every change we have always kept in mind our customers ability to easily use the website and find the products they need.  Our new website does exactly that.  We have made getting the Moto-Tec products that you love a simple process.

Be sure to check out all of our new product categories:

If you have any questions about our product line or would like to be come a dealer contact us any time and we would be glad to assist you!

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