I just happen to be a *slight* bit of a perfectionist and happen to like the way I do it better. plus she is very much appreciative which is never a bad thing.
2011 Felt Z85 105 | Ultegra | KMC | Selle Italia | Vuelta | Topeak
90's-ish KHS Alite 1000 MTB, *hybridized*
Fabric softener lables a man as married, in case you didnt know.
Greasy Fat Guy Lessons - Wash in cold water, Small amount of soap, small amount of Boraxo to keep the smell down, rinse twice, hang to dry, NO DRYER...
DRYER IS FINE...for synthetic and lycra riding apparel.
I use cold water detergent and hang my bike stuff to dry. The front load washer spins out enough water that the polyester stuff on hangers dries in just a few hours and overnight for the wool stuff.