2010, Level 1, very meticulous one owner, 72k miles. I am very meticulous (always have been) about all maintenance and cleaning aspects of my Wing and my vehicles. Prior to an 8,600 miles trip last summer, I used Mother's Aluminum Polish on both wheels; they almost looked like chrome. Upon returning, I did a thorough service and cleaning of the bike and wheels, and applied another coat of Mother's (almost looked like chrome). Due to the fall and winter months, I put about 6k miles on it; but only used Formula 33 on the Wing. While cleaning it yesterday (Formula 33 only, no wash), I noticed that my rear wheel didn't look right. When I got down to take a better look, I noticed that the rear wheel had a coating of what looked like brake dust and tar on it (left side not so bad; but right side terrible). I tried wiping it off, but it was hard to the touch. I got a bucket of hot water and Dawn dish washing liquid (for rear wheel only) and applied it with a heavy duty rag; NO change. I've tried cleaning it all morning with Mother's and a rag, Mother's and a scouring pad; very minor improvement, but still hard to the touch. Any suggestions??? Thanks!!
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