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Old 10-25-2010, 04:03 PM   #1
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New leather suit break-in

Didn't we have a thread with tips? I've searched and can't find anything. Any tips on breaking in new suits?
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put it on and wear it around the house.
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put it on and wear it around the house.
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Old 10-25-2010, 04:17 PM   #4
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He's right, and do stretching exercises while wearing it.

And do track days with it...I had two so far in mine and it's getting a little better.
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not joking. wear it around the house. wear it to the grocery store. just wear it as much as possible before a track day to get it where you can move around easier. No real magic about it.
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not joking. wear it around the house. wear it to the grocery store. just wear it as much as possible before a track day to get it where you can move around easier. No real magic about it.
Now you're stretching it.
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lol, I wore mine to the grocery store all the time
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Thanks for the replys. I'm definitely wearing them. I just remember a thread with tips on doing it even quicker. Right now it's hard to hang of the bike (which may be different if actually riding.
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you could rub neatsfoot oil and soften it some.
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Put it on and roll around on the ground to get rid of the affinity for the pavement that new suits have.
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Bring them out to MNM and ride the mini's around.
Work up a good sweat.
That'll definetly stretch em out quick.
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Applying a coat of mink oil will both soften and waterproof the leather.
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best way to break them in by pros

http://w.videowap.tv/video/sKQ6rMWYK...-Leathers.html
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LMBO...

I guess a huge part of winter trainning is breaking in all the suits they are given for the year
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