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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:57 pm 
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Any advice on getting white brake hoods clean.

Replaced the hoods on my chorus levers for white, and although they look good, beginning to get a bit filthy.

Used soap and water etc. Anyone use any particular product/solution?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:16 pm 
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Liquid laundry detergent.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:17 pm 
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I use Fenwicks Fs-1 bike cleaner diluted to about 15%. Excellent for hoods, bar tape etc.


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I used Simple Green.


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washing-up liquid


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:30 pm 
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Mr Clean Magic Eraser or similar.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:27 am 
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Pledge works pretty well - for bar tape too.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:00 am 
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I use blue Dawn for my white grip tape and it makes it look like new.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:35 am 
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Citrus degreaser and a fluffy towel to soak up all the crud...


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:47 am 
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Thanks for all the advice.

Guess that's seven options to try!!

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:24 pm 
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wasabi1 wrote:
Thanks for all the advice.

Guess that's seven options to try!!

just take all of the above and throw em in a blender...that's sure to do the trick! (assuming it doesn't cause some sort of explosive reaction)


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