Sweaty Leathers/Helmet

Discussion in 'General' started by ToofPic, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. ToofPic

    ToofPic Member known well

    What do you folks do to clean your riding gear after a long sweaty day of riding?
    All my gear was soaked after riding today,and Im sure it will smell like ass after drying out.
    Should I run it through the shower,and hang to dry?
    I use to never think about this,but Im older now,and don't want to smell like a goat.:)
    Will soaking my gear in water hurt it?
     
  2. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

  3. ToofPic

    ToofPic Member known well

  4. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    I'm just pointing you towards the words and letting you say them. :crackup:
     
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  5. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner Dungeonesque Crab

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  6. FZ1guy

    FZ1guy Hey...watch this

    It didn't hurt the leather to leave the cow out in the rain.
    Water won't hurt it.
     
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  7. Too late!

    No, but it won't do much for the smell. Use some soap, too.
     
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  8. ToofPic

    ToofPic Member known well

    I washed them in the washer on gentle.
    Got them laying in guest room with a fan blowing on them.
    Will start applying mink oil.
    Thanks for the reply :)
     
  9. condon66

    condon66 Member well known

    You use those words in a way as though this is a bad thing. Wtf?:crackup:
     
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  10. Potts N Pans

    Potts N Pans Well-Known Member

    Should have titled the thread...

    Sweatypants/Helmet :D
     
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  11. SpeedyTide

    SpeedyTide 'Bama's Bad Boy

    Also, turn them inside & out several times during the drying process. Will help with the stiffness.
     
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  12. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    Broome would just buy new leathers.
     
  13. Hotfoot

    Hotfoot Well-Known Member

    If you 'don't want to smell like a goat', mink oil might not be the ideal choice for conditioning your leathers. Maybe consider Lexol...
     
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  14. MELK-MAN

    MELK-MAN The Dude abides...

    no matter what ya do, clean or not clean... ya can't leave leathers, helmet, etc. in the trailer, or zipped up in a bag for that matter. Don't do it !
    get that stuff inside, in the AC at minimum. if allowed, put on guest bed with a ceiling fan or similar blowing on em too until totally dry. You can get wet-suit dryers for under $80 i think. i got 2 of em from Miles at Street n' Comp off his truck.
    If you can swing it, have 2 (or more) of everything. rotate throughout the day..
     
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  15. condon66

    condon66 Member well known

    Anybody know anything about that waterhole? You see the ladder on the left and it appears to disappear into the depth and it looks as though the center is fairly deep. What the heck is the purpose of it?
     
  16. ToofPic

    ToofPic Member known well

    I messed up my last set from a storage shed.Had mold on them and fuzzy boots:(
     
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  17. ToofPic

    ToofPic Member known well

    European red necks?
     
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  18. Banditracer

    Banditracer Dogs - because people suck

    Maybe it's a old missle silo. :D
     
  19. Kyle Brosius

    Kyle Brosius Well-Known Member

    Looks like a Frac water empoundment to me lol not sure I’d want to be swimming in it
     
  20. It’s the drainage pond at Jerez. it collects rainwater run-off from the track.
     
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