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Resurface bike rims for up to 300% stopping power, even in wet conditions. Makes some bike brakes impervious to water, even submerged....
get a sample piece of slate used in construction....Slate is a grindable and fileable sedimentary stone, and is almost as hard as granite....an ideal ...
To cut slate, you neet to user a suitable tool and cut it with water as a coolant and lubricant. In this case I used fiberglass-reinforced cutoff whee...
Have a suitable jar handy filled with water so you can dip it in and keep the stone soaked. Quench (dip) the slate before it dries out from the fricti...
Never force the tool, let the tool do the work, excess pressure is not necessary and will wear down your tools prematurely...The ideal speed for this ...
In this step, you will be lathing your anondized (coated) bike rim with the stone to provide a better braking surface. Note how I am holding the stone...
Note how I am using my right hand to spin the wheel and my left to secure the stone, using the bike fork as reinforcement. Hold the stone tightly so i...
Wipe the rim surface down with a clean, dry, disposable cloth to remove the excess dust, and then go for a ride, favoring the brake you just refinishe...
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Posted:Sep 24, 2006
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