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Old 10-28-2009, 12:41 PM
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Default Re: Winter wheel-free score

Originally Posted by bairdco View Post
WD40 will make them more attractive to dust and dirt. it'll also make your caliper brakes useless.

i've stripped bikes down to raw steel and every few months i'd spray them with WD40, let it soak for a few minutes, then wipe them down. it'd keep the rust away, and that's in a beach, salt air environment.

a friend of mine sprays it on the fish he bbq's. i don't like fish, so i've never tried it.
I don't think I'd like my fish with wd-40. Perhaps with a dash of Marvel Mystery Oil. I hadn't thought about the front caliper brake, but would have figured that out pretty quick after trying to stop.
Someday when I grow up I will probably lose interest in toys with wheels, but until then...
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