I've used mineral spirits for years. Also known as paint thinner. It cleans well and evaporates quicker than kero or diesel. Once the scrubbing's done, a washdown with a hot water hose will leave everything clean and dry.
2015 BMW R9T, 2010 Ducati 1098 Streetfighter S
2009 Kaw 650 Versys, 1967 Triumph 650 TT Special