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I have the silver 6r with the red rims. Can I use rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) to get the goo and chain lube off the rim or will that mess up the anodized aluminum/ rubber tire?
 

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I have the silver 6r with the red rims. Can I use rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) to get the goo and chain lube off the rim or will that mess up the anodized aluminum/ rubber tire?
Not sure if you can or not .... but I use WD-40 and it works great to remove that gunk. It doesn't mess anything up.
 

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I just wasnt sure if alcohol would mess with the anodized rim. I don't think it would hurt the tire if I got on the rubber. Probably not good to get on the rubber constantly, might try it out. Here at work they clean hydraulic parts with alcohol that have rubber O-rings. I think I might just go buy some simple green though.
 

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I use meguiars wheel cleaner and a bucket of carwash soap and water.

Just leave the wheel cleaner on a section of the wheel at a time for about 20 seconeds, then wipe with the carwash soap and a small sponge. Rinse well and move to the next section.

My wheels are painted and not anodized though so I would try a very small spot first and make sure it does not discolor the wheel.
 

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I just use plexsis. That stuff cleans everything!! I hava a seperate towle from the one I use to clean the rest of the bike. I have actually never washed my bike with water. Just wipe it down with plexsis about once a week.
 
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