Slip­pery stain­less

Classic Bike (UK) - - RICK’S FIXES -

Colin Porter adds to my warn­ing about us­ing stain­less spokes with stain­less nip­ples last month. He says he has found that grease can ex­ac­er­bate the elec­trolytic cor­ro­sion be­tween dis­sim­i­lar met­als – par­tic­u­larly with stain­less spokes, brass nip­ples and alu­minium rims. He found that petroleum jelly was more ef­fec­tive.

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