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How to Remove Stickers and Sticker Residue

by Levi Bloom

This guide will cover how to remove stickers and clean sticker residue off your frame and fork.

You will need:

1. Spray your bike with water to get most of the crud off.

2. Then coat it with soapy water and scrub it with the sponges.

3. Rinse. (Repeat step 2 if necessary.)

4. Dry with a soft cloth.

5. Spray some polish on your frame and wipe it around to achieve a high shine.

6. Admire your shiny bike!


It depends on the decal, but sometimes if you heat the decal with a hair dryer, it will peel up easily and leave little to no residue. I've used this technique to successfully remove stickers from bicycle rims and car windows.


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