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Old 07-15-11, 03:12 PM   #1
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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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Old 07-15-11, 03:36 PM   #2
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wonderful. Mine usually get crusty with dirt, blood, and snot before any physical damage happens.
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Old 07-15-11, 03:42 PM   #3
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Old 07-15-11, 03:48 PM   #4
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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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Old 07-15-11, 04:03 PM   #5
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Old 07-15-11, 04:07 PM   #6
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Old 07-15-11, 05:09 PM   #7
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Old 07-15-11, 06:04 PM   #8
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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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Old 07-15-11, 06:58 PM   #11
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Duct tape it.....
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My winter riding gloves were mostly duct tape when I replaced them.
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Old 07-15-11, 07:13 PM   #12
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Its just patina.....
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Old 07-15-11, 07:46 PM   #13
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When gloves are French and you can't match the threads.
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i rarely wear gloves, unless it's winter time.
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I've tried them over the years, none seem to work. If it's cold, I wear knit gloves.
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