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Post  Snowcat Sun Nov 27 2011, 09:18

Not sure if anyone can help, my gloves smell like ageing Parmesan cheese inside and I don't know what to do.

Does anyone have any tips for freshening then up, (and keeping them fresh). Otherwise despite the fact that they are only a couple of months old I'm going to have to bin them!!

(yes they are that bad!!)
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Post  billyw Sun Nov 27 2011, 10:00

Try putting bicardonate of soda in them overnight, then shaking it out in the morning.
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Post  HEHORE Sun Nov 27 2011, 12:17

If nothing else you can get a helmet cleaning kit that has sanitiser in it used it on mine , then sprayed fabreese ? They now smell better than new
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Post  furball Sun Nov 27 2011, 13:32

Sink
hot/warm water
Washing powder/liquid
Mix both hot/warm water & Washing powder/liquid in the sink
Drop golves in squelch gloves for a few minute's
Rince with cold/warm water
Hang out to dry great

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Post  Snowcat Sun Nov 27 2011, 13:38

Cheers for all your comments guys, just got back in from a ride and my hands smell like they've been in a marathon runners undies!! (well how I'd guess that'd smell) so I'll start with Davie's suggestion and work up from there, ending in a bonfire if all else fails Laughing
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Post  Jtpt2007 Sun Nov 27 2011, 17:58

You could put them in the freezer. Sounds strange but the cold kills the bacteria that makes the smell.
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Post  Snowcat Sun Nov 27 2011, 18:30

But that might taint my vodka?? Lol
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Post  furball Mon Nov 28 2011, 13:59

Jtpt2007 wrote:You could put them in the freezer. Sounds strange but the cold kills the bacteria that makes the smell.

I've done that freezer thing before and mine still stunk after...
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Post  Snowcat Mon Nov 28 2011, 14:09

furball wrote:Sink
hot/warm water
Washing powder/liquid
Mix both hot/warm water & Washing powder/liquid in the sink
Drop golves in squelch gloves for a few minute's
Rince with cold/warm water
Hang out to dry great

Gone with this idea, good wash and then rinse yesterday and wrung out as thoroughly as I could, still absolutely dripping wet and I've no idea how long they'll take to dry but the positive seems to be the fact that they don't appear to smell any more
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Post  Guest Mon Nov 28 2011, 16:05

do you wash ya hands???? pmsl
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Post  Snowcat Tue Nov 29 2011, 07:53

Always wash my hands. Only thing I remember was during a lesson it was cracking the flags and I was literally dripping with sweat, think this was the catalyst.
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Post  billyw Tue Nov 29 2011, 08:44

Steve - I have just been lobbing mine in the washing machine from time to time - suppose I should read those care labels sometime!
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Post  Reserector Tue Nov 29 2011, 22:12

furball wrote:Sink
hot/warm water
Washing powder/liquid
Mix both hot/warm water & Washing powder/liquid in the sink
Drop golves in squelch gloves for a few minute's
Rince with cold/warm water
Hang out to dry great

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This ^^^^
I favor anti-bacterial hand soap. It is mild, kills the bacteria, and any fragrence is usually not very strong.

Allow them to lay out after each use where they can dry quickly.
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Post  bikerbird Wed Nov 30 2011, 11:04

Think you need to check out ya personal hygiene Wink lol!
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Post  Snowcat Wed Nov 30 2011, 11:28

Not nice Mrs Bird!! Lol you'll find my personal hygiene beyond reproach, I shower at least once a fortnight and nearly always wash my hands after using the toilet!! Smile
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Post  bikerbird Wed Nov 30 2011, 11:49

stevedj2000 wrote:Not nice Mrs Bird!! Lol you'll find my personal hygiene beyond reproach, I shower at least once a fortnight and nearly always wash my hands after using the toilet!! Smile

ewwwwww gross :lol3: Dirtbag lol2
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Post  Dai-San Wed Nov 30 2011, 15:26

stevedj2000 wrote:Not nice Mrs Bird!! Lol you'll find my personal hygiene beyond reproach, I shower at least once a fortnight and nearly always wash my hands after using the toilet!! Smile

See, now that right there is your problem.

I suggest changing your ablution routine.

Once a month is more than enough and as for hand washing after using the toilet, this is why we are now so susceptible to viruses etc, extreme cleanliness. deal
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