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post #1 of 6 Old Mar 21st, 2012, 9:37 pm Thread Starter
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Some things arn't worth the effort ....

Changed some tires out and thought about waxing the wheels...I did do the wheel rim floors but stayed away from the spider nest and spokes

..do you think anyone will notice


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Re: Some things arn't worth the effort ....

You can always rationalize that the waxing will make it easier to clean the brake dust off the wheels later.
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Re: Some things arn't worth the effort ....

I just wash mine and leave the polishing and spit-shinning up to my Harley and Oldwing riding friends...

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Re: Some things arn't worth the effort ....

I did that a few times and it allowed me to take a paper towel and very quickly wipe off the dirt and dust.

I still seemed to always have the dirtiest bike among my friends, but with the most miles.

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Re: Some things arn't worth the effort ....

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I just wash mine and leave the polishing and spit-shinning up to my Harley and Oldwing riding friends...
I just wait until it rains . . .

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Re: Some things arn't worth the effort ....

I like dirt on my bike. If I keep telling myself this, I don't feel as guilty about rarely ever washing it.

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