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Unhappy Salt? Spots On Carbon Fiber?

I got caught in a rain storm the other day. When I got home and the bike was dry there were all these white spots on the carbon fiber parts. I think it's salt. Anyway I've tried to remove them and nothing seems to work! I've tried WD-40, S100 wax, Honda Bike Cleaner, spit, soap & water. I'm about to try some rubbing compound. Anyone ever had the same problem? If so any luck cleaning the bike? HELP!!!!

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I got caught in a rain storm the other day. When I got home and the bike was dry there were all these white spots on the carbon fiber parts. I think it's salt. Anyway I've tried to remove them and nothing seems to work! I've tried WD-40, S100 wax, Honda Bike Cleaner, spit, soap & water. I'm about to try some rubbing compound. Anyone ever had the same problem? If so any luck cleaning the bike? HELP!!!!
Hmmm, I have a similar white spot by the hanger on mine. I never figured it would be salt. I just thought it was burning through or something

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Hit it with some denatured alcohol. then waxed with S100 Worked great! I really think it's the Magnesium chloride they use on the roads in the winter. I've tasted it more than once while riding in the rain. Damn stuff is nasty!

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How many carbon fiber parts do you have?
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