Re: [CR]Proofide - how to use it?


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Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2001 12:40:04 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Proofide - how to use it?
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dave bohm wrote:
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> In my opinion, one must occasionally clean there saddles between treatments of saddle dressing. Be it Poofhide or a traditional saddle (horse) dressing. A simple cleaning once a year with saddle soap should do it.

I have heard many times over the years that it is not a good idea to clean leather bike saddles with saddle soap as it dries out the leather too much. Maybe if you ride in muddy conditions it would be good a good idea, but I don't know why anyone would subject a good leather saddle to such abuse with so many plastic saddles available that would take such abuse with no problem.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California http://www.velo-retro.com (10% off reprints and three T-shirts for the price of two during December)