Introduction

This step-by-step guide will provide the user with a quick and easy way to remove that unappealing rust that builds up on exposed metal parts on bicycle brakes. Unwanted rust can inhibit the proper function of your brakes. This guide can be used on a variety of bike brakes which has exposed metal parts and is susceptible to rust.

Put on Latex gloves Put on Latex gloves
  • Put on Latex gloves

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Generously apply the lime juice onto steel wool
  • Generously apply the lime juice onto steel wool

  • Keep the lime juice out of eyes and any open wounds due to the acidic qualities of the lime juice

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Vigorously rub the steel wool with lime juice on the rusty parts of the brakes Vigorously rub the steel wool with lime juice on the rusty parts of the brakes Vigorously rub the steel wool with lime juice on the rusty parts of the brakes
  • Vigorously rub the steel wool with lime juice on the rusty parts of the brakes

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Wipe off the excess lime juice and the removed rust particles with paper towels to make your bike brakes look as good as new!
  • Wipe off the excess lime juice and the removed rust particles with paper towels to make your bike brakes look as good as new!

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Conclusion

After the user has completed these 4 simple steps, the exposed metal parts should be free of rust and ready to use. Repeat these steps for any other rusty metal parts of bicycle brakes.

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the title says Lemon Juice, while all the references inside refer to Lime Juice.

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