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Wheel cleaning just looking for some advice on cleaning them. i've searched some threads, and come across advice/products for general cleaning - i.e., dirt and brake dust - but that's not what i've got. the bike's only a couple of months old. i think what's on there must be some kind of protectant sprayed on at the factory. but it's tacky as hell (much more so than cosmoline), and soap and water isn't cutting it. thought about trying some brake/contact cleaner, but decided i better tap into the collective wisdom before i ruin my wheels

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It is probably chain wax that has flung onto the wheels. Wash & dry the bike, then use WD40 sprayed onto a rag to wipe the wheels down. Works wonderfuly!

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