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Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Don't use polish on the braking surfaces or you'll find yourself dragging both feet on the ground in a feeble attempt to stop!
As far as cleaning the braking surface try a ScotchBrite pad. Also check your pads for dirt, and can light scrub those also with the same pad. When done with the rim just wipe it and the pads with plain rubbing alcohol, it leaves no residue like other cleaners can which can effect your braking.
Last edited by froze; 10-17-09 at 09:29 PM.