Your bike is awesome and #PedegoManCanada wants help you keep it that way! Reasons to keep your Pedego electric bike clean include: maintaining its awesomeness, and ensuring dirt and grease don’t build up on the frame.
The first thing to remember about washing your Pedego electric bike is to not use high pressure water. This means you don’t want to take it through a carwash or, as depicted in this video, using a fire hose on it. The reasons we don’t want this is because the high-pressure can wedge dirt further into the drivetrain of your bicycle and damage the electric panel of your bike. That said, your panel and battery are weather-proof so using a light sprinkling of water to wet down your bike is fine. (Just make sure you don’t submerge them in water.)
The best way to clean your electric bike is with a damp cloth, using gentle motions to wipe down the frame. For stubborn dirt, and to clean the chain, use a gentle degreaser like diluted dish soap and apply it to the bike with a soft brush, then rinse.
And remember: be sure to lubricate your chain after every wash.
Finally, your bike is awesome so be sure to store it properly in a dry place away from the elements. Proper storage will also help keep it clean.