Re: [CR]Proofhide question

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From: <RALEIGH531@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 07:51:11 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Proofhide question
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 8/21/01 11:48:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com writes:


> Leather dressing permeates by osmosis. It gets in quicker from the
> bottom which is more porous, so with a new saddle, doing both sides
> is good. Once the initial break-in is over, "maintenance" treatment
> can be done just to the top. At least that works for me...
>
> I must confess I don't do it per Brooks website recommendations entirely. I do all saddle bottoms at least once a year and then topsides as needed. More I ride the more I treat the saddle. So some get it once a year and some 3 or 4 times. I avoid riding in the rain like the plague!

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, PA