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Old 12-02-13, 10:24 PM   #1
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tricks to polishing spokes and hubs

are there any tricks or even good techniques for polishing spokes and hubs? I'd be interested in knowing. thanks,
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I quite often will tear down the wheel to make it easier, especially if it is something that is worth making it look just right. Otherwise they get a lick and a promise, I am more interested in having it work than being purdy.

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Just part of why I prefer black Anodized, over something I need to maintain a polish on..

Old school .. hanging a piece of leather around your hub, with a little weight where you join them
makes it self polishing, as you Ride..

Spokes , if older Zn coated, leave as is , the grey is there to resist rusting.

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Wipe the crud off with a rag or paper towel. It's easier after a rain ride.
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0000 Steel wool - and determination. 'bout too much hassle to attempt without removing wheels from bike - very doable tho'.
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