How Often do you Wash Your Mountain Bike?

Some mountain bikers break out the hose after every ride. Others like to keep a constant crust covering their bike.

Whether you ride in wet or dry conditions, your mountain bike will eventually get dirty. And while off-road bikes are designed with dirt in mind, most of us will eventually come to a point where a good bike wash is necessary. Some riders will go to great lengths to avoid getting out the hose, while others ritualistically anoint their mountain bike after every ride.

Tell us how you decide when it’s time to wash your bike in the comments below.