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loosen up a pair of gloves

I bought these cold weather riding gloves and they are just a little too tight for my liking. Is their anyway I can loosen them up more? I was thinking about taking them to the dry cleaners and see if they can loosen up the stitching or something but then I thought they might not be as durable. My hands fit in them ok but they just require too much effort to put on.
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soak them in water, wear till there dry.



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I had the same problem. Try a few of these.

Put them in a dryer with a pair of tennis balls or sneakers.
^^^ Soak them in water.
And if you have a tight spot you just cant get rid of. Wipe rubbing alcohol on the tight spot, youll feel the leather instantly loosen up. Dont go overboard or youll have a weird feeling set of gloves.
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I had the same problem. Try a few of these.

Put them in a dryer with a pair of tennis balls or sneakers.
^^^ Soak them in water.
And if you have a tight spot you just cant get rid of. Wipe rubbing alcohol on the tight spot, youll feel the leather instantly loosen up. Dont go overboard or youll have a weird feeling set of gloves.
only way i did it to mine was to wear when wet...i happened to get caught int he rain with mine while riding...and now they fit perfect on my hands every time...

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whats the point of putting them in the dryer with tennis balls and shoes?
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If they are died leather, put on a set of rubber ( hospital type ) gloves.

Put the gloves on and run them under the faucet while flexing them and
getting them good and wet..... when they start to feel comfortable, dry
your hands with a towel you don't want to keep.


Take off, let dry thoroughly ...... game on, they will be perfect.


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The tennis balls bouncing around help soften up the leather.

Just wear them in the shower and air dry. Wash them a few times each year with the leather cleaner that Big Meanie Motorsports sells. They'll be soft and server you well for years.

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