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Old 11-02-2013, 06:59 PM   #1
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Anyone Know how to break in gloves?

A buddy of mine works at cortech and hooked me up with gloves and boots for free last week. The gloves are the cortech adrenalin gloves which usually cost over $200, thanks Derek! They are made of kangaroo leather, Kevlar, micro ceramic plates, suberfiber, etc... And my question is what's the best way to break them in if anyone has any tricks. Obviously besides riding I mean. I'm looking to at least get them a little easier to ride in
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I always roll up the fingers [when not in use] so they relax in the curved position.
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Get some lexol leather conditioner. Helps make them soft and break them in. Makes leather last longer too.
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+1 on the Lexol. Also wear them if you are just watching TV or playing video games or something like that.
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+1 on the Lexol. Also wear them if you are just watching TV or playing video games or something like that.

I actaully wear my full racing suit when I sit down to play MotoGP on the xbox.
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:59 AM   #6
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Oh yeah, for gloves, I wear them mountain biking and wieght lifting after a copious lexol spray.
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Low side at about 40MPH ought to do it.
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I wear mine while driving to break them in at first
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Goto the gym with them on, It'll break em in real nicely
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Old 11-11-2013, 12:49 PM   #10
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Gym. Just walk up to whatever you want to do next and ppl scatter. Works in the locker room too.
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Actually, just going to the gym won't do it. You gotta pump some iron.

Didn't someone mention that 4 posts up?
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I mow the yard in my new gloves, the handle on the mower is the same size as bars.
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hairdryer to soften them up first then use them for what they were made for
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Just go hit the gym with them first. Stretch your fingers in em too... slowly. that'll nicely break them in.
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Old 04-15-2014, 02:44 PM   #15
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Your buddy works at Cortech and you're asking us? Lol
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get them wet and wear them until dry, then some leather conditioner. Fit like they'rre made for you.
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Old 04-16-2017, 04:27 PM   #17
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Hey twist... Joey is no longer with us.

Guess I'll close this thread up and let it as is. Thanks for sharing your technique.
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