use your best eye
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Olympia, Washington
Bikes: '75 Bertin, '93 Parkpre Team 925, '04 Kona King Kikapu, '05 Bianchi Vigorelli
Originally Posted by temple-lobe
Is there something I need to apply to the discs to stop them from rusting?
Yes, apply the brakes while you ride the bike and the pads will abrade the rotors and take them down to bare metal.
DO NOT apply any substances to the rotors.
As I said, the pads will 'clean up' the rotors with use. Any other rust or corrosion on the rotors should not affect performance.
If you you really have a need to make your rotors look nice, remove them from the wheels and clean them up with medium/fine steel wool. Don't forget to blow away all traces of the steel wool.
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