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Removing grease from cloth-finish saddle?

Old 11-29-14, 10:42 AM
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Removing grease from cloth-finish saddle?

I got some bike grease on my Raleigh comfort saddle, which has kind a cloth-like rubberized texture. I don't want to go through life with grease stains on my butt, so what's the easiest way to spot-clean this stuff off of the saddle? Just keep rubbing it till it disappears?
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Try cleaning with isopropyl alcohol ( available at hardware stores, etc.).
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I use GoJo hand cleaner to get grease stains off my pant legs and have even used it to clean bar tape. Most hardware stores should carry it or similar,just don't get the stuff that has grit in it.

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I have used Simple Green with success and also WD40, the latter on my jeans, Simple Green on cloth car upholstery.
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The safest way to clean away most any stain is to clean it with Formula 409. Simple Green and 409 seem to be the gentlest , and safest, way to remove many stains. NOTE! use ONLY 409 and not any other OTC cleaner!
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Lighter fluid(naptha) on a rag - only blot until it is gone, moving the rag frequently to avoid spreading it. Blot with wet rag, blot with dry rag. Keep it up.
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