How do you clean your Gum walls?

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CAMSHAFT
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by CAMSHAFT

I purchased/installed my Vittoria Corsa about 150 miles ago, and already they are slightly dirty. How do you guys keep them looking nice? Soap and water is my first thought but I dont want to put the wrong chemical on them and then they discolor more. Thoughts?
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Notice the dark spots. Also the overall color of the gum is darker.
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True to their name, magic erasers work. It's a lot of work though and if you ride a lot, you learn to get over it.
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If you wanna stick with soap and water, just make sure to clean them right after times they get dirty. Like right after a wet ride or after changing a flat (knock on wood).

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RyanH wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 2:58 pm
True to their name, magic erasers work. It's a lot of work though and if you ride a lot, you learn to get over it.
We have a few in the cabinet, I'll give one a whirl. Thanks!

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rheosibal wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 3:34 pm
If you wanna stick with soap and water, just make sure to clean them right after times they get dirty. Like right after a wet ride or after changing a flat (knock on wood).
Makes sense, Thanks!

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