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Forum: Touring
12-05-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By MarcusT

I have the Chesters and some chinese knock offs...

I have the Chesters and some chinese knock offs of the Chesters.(Scudgood) You can see the difference in quality, but I cannot complain about either one, they both survived some pretty harsh...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By MAK

Raceface Chesters work for me. Tough and durable...

Raceface Chesters work for me. Tough and durable (I'm 225 lbs.), serviceable with replaceable and adjustable pins and very reasonably priced. Tons of colors if you care about that. Reviews are...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By gios

commuting flat pedals recommendation...

commuting flat pedals recommendation (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1215945-commuting-flat-pedals-recommendation.html)

Platform pedals with a bit of grip?...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By veganbikes

I do like the Stamp 7s from Crank Brothers. It is...

I do like the Stamp 7s from Crank Brothers. It is serviceable, has adjustable pins, comes in different sizes and is usually quite well reviewed. Even the lower cost Stamp pedals are still of decent...
Forum: Touring
08-12-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By alan s

Monterey aquarium if itís open. Unfortunately...

Monterey aquarium if itís open. Unfortunately the aquarium and most museums will likely be closed. Fortunately most of the must see spots are part of nature.
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By raybo

I wrote a guide to riding from SF to LA...

I wrote a guide to riding from SF to LA (https://www.biketouringtips.com/showTipComments.php?tipID=2130). You might find some useful information there.

It would also help to know what things you...
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By fietsbob

Did it in 1985, (Pre universal internet) but...

Did it in 1985, (Pre universal internet) but much has changed .. I suggest reading California History books..
(I Grew Up There, so had to.. )
Ano Nuevo Beach...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By GlennR

Nice.. .derailed into a Velcro debate. What...

Nice.. .derailed into a Velcro debate.

What about stinky gloves... I just washed mine today and they smell like a spring breeze.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By njkayaker

Stick the gloves with Velcro in an old sock to...

Stick the gloves with Velcro in an old sock to wash them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By Germanrazor

This is why I buy cheap gloves and have several...

This is why I buy cheap gloves and have several sets then after a few cleanings and no longer works.....throw them out and keep on trucking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By 79pmooney

Segoi makes gloves without velcro. I take my...

Segoi makes gloves without velcro. I take my velcro'd gloves and just stick the straps shut and toss them in the wash.

I haven't tried this but I bet Fabreeze would kill the smell. It handles...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By Iride01

I throw a scoop of oxyclean in with my cycling...

I throw a scoop of oxyclean in with my cycling clothes... which includes gloves. Essentially when mixed into water it's ingredient sodium percarbonate breaks down and becomes hydrogen peroxide which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By noimagination

Good point. Some of us just have stronger body...

Good point. Some of us just have stronger body odors than others. Also, some of us are more sensitive to odors than others. Who knows - what's bothering the OP might be tolerable to others of us. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By Nachoman

Try submersing in some water with a touch of...

Try submersing in some water with a touch of bleach prior to throwing into washing machine.
I find that my eco friendly washing machine just doesn't do the job properly on some of my more dirty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By 2cam16

I always put mine in one of those delicates net...

I always put mine in one of those delicates net bags. Never had a snagging problem with the velcro.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By MoAlpha

If the combination of skin flora and glove...

If the combination of skin flora and glove material is right, no amount of soap and water is going to make an appreciable difference. In that case, the options are a soak with a real bactericide or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By vespasianus

I rode with a guy who never used to wash his...

I rode with a guy who never used to wash his gloves or helmet -just throw them in the back of the truck and pull them out next time. You could smell him in the wind when he was behind you!

You...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By noimagination

I haven't really noticed a difference in brands. ...

I haven't really noticed a difference in brands. Maybe brands with more wicking/quick drying material will build up smell less quickly? Speculating here. Gel padding would be better than foam, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By noodle soup

Same here. I only buy gloves without velcro,...

Same here. I only buy gloves without velcro, because it can damage bibs/jerseys while going through the wash.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By MattTheHat

Mine get washed and dried in the washer/dryer...

Mine get washed and dried in the washer/dryer with other laundry every ride with no ill effects. Well, no Iíll effects so far. Probably 300 wash cycles on them and theyíre still fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By drewguy

I've been happy with pearl izumi gel gloves. I...

I've been happy with pearl izumi gel gloves. I wash them ever few rides, and while they eventually won't come really clean I can't smell them while riding (just if I stick them in my nose).

I put...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By Rides4Beer

Have you tried washing them? I've found that...

Have you tried washing them? I've found that while people will wash their kits regularly, a lot of people seem to neglect their gloves and helmets, which both can end up stinking since you're...
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