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Old 02-28-2009, 05:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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question about those moisture wicking synthetics: how often do you or should you wash them?
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Old 02-28-2009, 05:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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everytime? thats kinda gross, its a base layer, what all of your sweat goes into..
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everytime? thats kinda gross, its a base layer, what all of your sweat goes into..
i do the same, but i keep hearing 'bout people that don't... and about how synthetics "hold" odors.
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Everytime man! That's why I have like 4 setups of top/bottom/socks so I don't have to rush to wash it after each time. Also good for trips where you're riding several consecutive days.
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dude ask your mom, moms are experts on that stuff
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dude ask your mom, moms are experts on that stuff
thanks, guess that serves me right for wondering wtf about someone else's comment 'bout it.
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Everytime man! That's why I have like 4 setups of top/bottom/socks so I don't have to rush to wash it after each time. Also good for trips where you're riding several consecutive days.
yeah, gotta love those WM/broicety deals w/3 at a time. hah!
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Old 02-28-2009, 07:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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definitely the socks and top, but my legs dont really sweat so i can rock the pants a few times
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Old 02-28-2009, 07:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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anyone hear anything about a special detergent for synthetics?
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Old 02-28-2009, 07:45 PM   #10 (permalink)
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its called woolite....
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