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Patching your short/bib

Old 07-30-12, 08:33 AM
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Patching your short/bib

So after 8K+ miles, a hole developed on the spandex on my Sugoi short where the Chamois is sewed. Does any try to patch your short/bib before? Everything else is still great, including the Chamois, I feel it's such a waste throwing it out.
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You migh try a tire patch. If that doesn't work, you might find a seamstress -- they're pretty good at sewing things.
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You might check with Sugoi. I just sent a pair off to PI for a repair. No charge except shipping.
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I've had a hole in a set of bibs patched at a local tailor before. Just make sure whoever it is knows how to fix stretchy materials like that. The guy I used did a great job.
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Originally Posted by botto View Post
Hey, I've used this in a pervious lifetime. It actually worked if the tear wasn't too big. Had a 1960 Austin Healey Sprite with seats from a Corvair -- if I remember right.
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had a seam seperate on my fav. shorts and I stitched them up with them on to keep fabric tensioned while I sewed. I also use hemostats to hold ends equal--turned out ok.
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