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Scratch surfaces on rims(3 posts)

Scratch surfaces on rimsNoam
Jun 9, 2002 6:24 PM
Hi There
I have a pair of Black Campy Montreal rims. This version was manufactured without a polished break surface. Now after using them for a number of years the break pads grooved ugly scratches through the black surface and into the alloy. Can the ugly surface of the rim be polished off nicely?.

Probably a bad ideacory
Jun 10, 2002 7:37 AM
Rims, like everything else, wear out, and polishing the braking surface will take everything down to the MOST-worn point. I've never had a rim blowout, but I've seen it happen twice--the tire goes flat with a BANG, and one time a section of rim about 2 inches long blew out and hit another rider hard enough to draw blood.
Probably a bad idea - agree (nm)Kerry
Jun 10, 2002 4:31 PM