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Old 07-11-18, 07:36 AM   #1
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Default Cleaning leathers

Hello mighty org,

I've sweated in my Alpinestars Jaws for 3 seasons now and it's gotten a bit ripe.
However, the label says "No dry cleaning", possibly because it would damage the polyester lining.
Any suggestions on how I can clean it?
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Old 07-11-18, 07:49 AM   #2
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I would use an anti-bacterial laundry cleaner in warm water, and a sponge, and do it by hand. I clean my crash-helmet lining like this (it is not removable).
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Old 07-11-18, 08:05 AM   #3
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Default Re: Cleaning leathers

Dry cleaning would remove the natural oils found in leather making it stiff and prone to cracking.

As Craig380 says, use a mild soap inside and out and then use a leather conditioner on the outside. Alternatively use saddle soap on the outside.

Dry the jacket slowly.

https://blog.demon-tweeks.com/motorc...ycle-leathers/
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Old 07-11-18, 09:28 PM   #4
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There's a thread about it here

http://forums.sv650.org/showthread.p...light=Leathers
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