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RE: Wire wheel tube protection thingy

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Subject: RE: Wire wheel tube protection thingy
From: "The Birdhouse" <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 19:02:00 -0500
Certainly could be a problem if one tended to leave the wheels on for any
great length of time.  I have siliconed my wheels inside the hubs to prevent
the grease/anti-seize from spraying my spokes, but then I tend to remove my
wheels every month or 2 anyway, so the trapping of water is really a

> This is a good tip and I had heard it before too and was talking
> to British
> Wire Wheel about a year or so ago about it and they do not
> recommend it as it
> will trap water in the spine and tend to cause rust and other
> problems.  They
> recommend leaving it as is and cleaning the grease as necessary.  Yuk ;)

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