Old 02-22-20, 07:25 AM
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Bikes: 1973 Windsor Profesional,1976 Kabuki diamond formula with full Campy, 1977 Raleigh Competition GS , 1971 Stella original Campy equip. 1978 Raleigh Super Grand Prix, 1972 Italvega Gran Rally ,1972 Super Mondia Special,Medici Pro Strada

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On alloy parts I use Mothers Polish. It will make dull alloy parts look new and has a component in it that keeps the oxidation from coming back right away . I clean my bikes frequently but only polish once or twice a year. I have also restored VERY rusty bikes with super fine steel wool and to me it works well on chrome socks (fork tips and stays) . I put Mother’s on the steel wool and give it some elbow grease. Check out my Rusty Resurection on my blog at joesvintageroadbikes.wordpress. It took a lot of hours but the end result is pretty cool. It is a wonderful bike with a patina look to it that tells a story of being left in a field in a Central California beach town . Joe
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