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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
Ride the beater bike for daily commutes, and save the nice road bike for nicer weather, or weekends when you can devote 30 minutes to post-ride cleaning and maintenance after every ride.
My strategy too. My pristine carbon fiber bike is completely in storage from December to March.

Even on dry roads, I wonder about salt dust from so much laid down. I wait until a good drenching rainfall occurs after the presumed last road salting, to wash most away.
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