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silver2010-04-29 06:22:32 +0000 #1
When I wash my bike the brakes squeak for a bit.

If I don't wash the rims well it doesn't happen. But when I really get the rims nice and shiny the squeak. I'm just using the regular pink bike wash stuff.

Any suggestions?
BleeckerSt_Girl2010-04-29 06:37:16 +0000 #2
Try thoroughly wiping down the rims AND the brake pads with alcohol after you are all done cleaning the bike.
SouthernBelle2010-04-29 06:43:59 +0000 #3
I'll take a couple of rubs with a piece of sandpaper too, esp in this hot weather. Roughs up the surface.

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