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    So when do you retire your gloves

    Should I do it - I think the only thing holding these together is the dirt and grease...

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    wonderful. Mine usually get crusty with dirt, blood, and snot before any physical damage happens.

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    Funeral pyre?
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    A new pair of PB gloves is 12 bux...12 BUX...cheap in my book, retire those things



    was the crochet on yours originally white?
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    I think I might have you beat


    Found a sweet Pearl Izumi pair that looked unworn at the Goodwill yesterday for .99cents. I'm so broke anyway but not being able to buy basic cycling things...arhrhghrhghg
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    At times my crotch has thought the title to this thread.

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    Mine usually take on a life of their own, kind of like Thing from Adams Family. When they give me the finger, they're out of here.

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    That's why you need kevlar man....stop bullets with your hands!
    Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.

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    Duct tape it.....

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    So when do you retire your gloves

    When the look and smell like swiss chesse?

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    ...Swiss cheese? That's perfume compared to any of my cycling gear, none of which is close to retirement!

    I retired my first pair of cyclng gloves from the 70's a couple of years ago, when they started falling apart. Fortunately I was able to find some NOS 70's gloves for replacement, gloves, so I bought 2 pair. First pair now looking & smelling a little disreputable, but still going strong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    Duct tape it.....
    +1
    My winter riding gloves were mostly duct tape when I replaced them.
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    Its just patina.....
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    When gloves are French and you can't match the threads.
    Real cyclists use toe clips.
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    i rarely wear gloves, unless it's winter time.
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    +1
    I've tried them over the years, none seem to work. If it's cold, I wear knit gloves.

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