If the rust's not eaten through the chrome yet then you have a chance. I've used fine steel wool and some liquid metal polish to clean off the rust - don't rub in circles as the scratches show, for some reason. Once you've taken off the rust, buff with a rag and you should be good to go.
Apparently if you wet down and ball up a piece of aluminium foil and then use it on the rust spot that also works - not tried it myself. If you try that let me know how you got on.
If possible you want to store your bikes somewhere reasonably dry and if you're riding regularly give them a decent clean. Day-to-day stuff I'll wipe down the frame with Pledge. If I've been releasing my "inner Belgian" and riding in the dirt or wet, I'll wipe down the bike and clean and relube the chain. I'll clean my bikes properly every 3 weeks or so.
Edited by: WONGERCHI at: 4/11/2008 (17:19)
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