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How to take care of a steel bike?

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I understand that one just can't hose down classic bike because it will rust. So what are any recommendations for cleaning the bike after every ride? Just wipe off with a cloth? Or use any special solvents for the delicate frame/decals? And what are the recommended wax/coat to protect the frame from further wear? I just want my bike to look as sparkling as 'Edward'!



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I'll just wipe with a clean cloth every now and then after my ride
Make sure you keep it dry at all times
You can have a thin coat of car wax to clean and polish the chrome too
Classic steel bicycles are made of good quality steel, they don't rust easily



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Hi thanks for the advise..im noob in steel bike..i have another question ..is polishing the chromed parts; example a chain stay which have a chrome section..is it ok for me to "autosol" it to make it shine and remove some minor rust?

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"Autosol" is only good for polishing the chrome. To get rid of little rust, fine grade steel wool would do the job!

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Apply the use of solvents in the frame, I always try.

 

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