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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    reconditioning older leather road shoes

    anyone know a way? they are in great shape besides being just a bit dirty, and the leather needs some reconditioning, not brittle or hard, or anything like that, just like a pair of Nikes that you had in your closet for say.....20 years.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    saddle soap

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    saddle soap

    Cool, I know what it is just never used it, I guess I'll give it a try, thanks.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Proofhide? That way you'll be able to justify buying a new Brooks in order to use up the rest.

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    Lexol Cleaner, Oil based dye, then Lexol Conditioner.


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    +1 on Lexol - try the NF formula if you can find it.

    also good: Blackrock leather n rich


    you can also just use a little Vaseline or beeswax if you have some around.
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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    Proofhide? That way you'll be able to justify buying a new Brooks in order to use up the rest.
    I do want to get a Brooks Swift or Swallow. (on the cheap) but I tried the saddle soap, came clean but I'm going to have to wait for them to dry to see how "supple" the leather turns out.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I'm going to have to wait for them to dry to see how "supple" the leather turns out.
    If you want supple, get some of this: http://www.doversaddlery.com/effax-l...-31118/cn/183/

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    thank you aprilm. =0)
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I do want to get a Brooks Swift or Swallow. (on the cheap)
    good luck.


    You may wanna look in the saddle swap thread, or contact a shop like Wallingford, who may have returned saddles for a bit less.
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