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question for fellow posers(9 posts)

question for fellow poserselviento
Jun 15, 2002 9:19 PM
Do you machine dry your pro team jerseys/shorts? I just did but was wondering if that significantly affects the durability of the clothes.
doesn't it say not to on the tag? i don't...nmdustin73
Jun 15, 2002 10:01 PM
I don't. nmLeisure
Jun 15, 2002 10:06 PM
The heat willcoonass
Jun 16, 2002 4:29 AM
break-down the elasticity of the spandex material (& chamois and leg-gripper rubber) ....life of the fabric will depend on how often you wash the item and how hot you dry it; but you will definitely not get full use and the shorts will begin to look as though they're a couple of sizes too big. I wash mine in cold water, spin dry, then dry on rack....I have shorts that are >5yo and still look great...(I have about 8 pair that rotate) I can also recommend Cafe Suds (Branford Bike)for washing....good stuff.
Bonjour.
hang 'em up in the shower to drip dry after hand washing. -nmTig
Jun 16, 2002 6:09 AM
re: question for fellow posersmackgoo
Jun 16, 2002 7:01 AM
I would imagine it would shrink'um over time.
Wash w/ Cafe Suds. Drip dry (nm).dsc
Jun 16, 2002 8:05 AM
re: question for fellow posersB2
Jun 16, 2002 8:50 AM
Heck - they're almost dry after the washing machine finishes the spin cycle. Just hang 'em up out of the washer and they'll be dry in a couple hours (shorts a little longer).

Occasionally some things get thrown in the dryer accidentally. Haven't noticed any detrimental affects so far.

Bryan
machine w/hot and bleach and then dry hot, no problem nmishmael
Jun 16, 2002 12:34 PM