If you sweat a lot, which many people do, just wipe down the frame & alloy bits after you're done riding.
If over the course of an actual ride you're finding that your sweat is causing damage to the frame, you've got a very high level of acidity in your sweat. Sweat is already acidic by nature, and your diet affects how
acidic it actually is. This level of acidity also affects other aspects of your body.
So, I'm wondering why no one has stated the most obvious thing here:
If your sweat is that
corrosive, you should really look into your diet and make some necessary changes.
The quality of the fluids leaving your body, sweat included, are direct indicators of your body's health and vitality.
Truly speaking: pay attention to what your body puts out (no, not just those power numbers). Take a look at your shit: it's a good indicator of your health... are you sick? Body not properly digesting something you ate? Internal ulcers?**
Smell your sweat odors: odor too pungeant? Maybe you need to kick back on some foods you've been eating.
Is your sweat corroding metals? Check your diet, especially your sodium intake.
Take a look at your piss: too yellow? too clear? Good indications of how much fluids you are taking in vs. how well your body is processing nutrients.
I won't talk about some other fluids, but your partner might have some say about how your diet affects things.
**Side note: one of my best friends and favorite riding partners had a father who was a Proctologist. It was a hilarious life-long joke, but he was serious: he asked his children, wife, and family, very openly: "How was your shit today? Was it good? Notice anything shitty?" with gems like "I love this house. I love this dog. I love this life. You gotta love it when it's all built on shit. Yes, shit."
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