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gloves!  Here's a pic of them (well, one of them) and I don't remember what model they are.  Question is, are there any tricks to stretching the leather at certain points, other than just wearing them?  The worst spot is where the arrow points - the armor at that point becomes irritatingly tight and leaves a red mark near my thumb joint.  Also a little tight at the point of the wrist strap.  And the wrist straps are fugging useless, as they are not long enough to attach when over my leathers.  Without attaching, in the event of a crash, I think they could be easily pulled off my hands.  Any ideas?!  TIA!

What a pinhead!  Forgot to attach the pic     Here it is.
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If you can't cinch down the wriststrap over your leathers you should probably replace them. Without the strap, your gloves could easily come off in a crash...
 
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How long have you had them? My last set of gloves were kind of tight and it took about a month of riding before they really broke in and became comfortable. Now the strap on the wrist part I don't know what to do. Maybe wet them down in that area and put a shoe strecher in them or something.
 
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I've actually only worn these for a total of about 300 - 400 miles - and I got them last Christmas . Mostly been wearing my lighter duty pair 'cause they're more comfortable, but afford way less protection. I guess I'm just looking for 'instant gratification', a way to pre-stretch the bastids. I've thought about wetting the leather and shoving something in there while they dry, but I wasn't sure whether or not that really works
 
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Bumpity bump, bump, bump!

C'mon, I know some of you Einsteins out there have some suggestions. Pleassssssssse
 
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Contact cleaner. I think it was contact cleaner that I used to use to stretch my gloves. Granted these were all leather work gloves. I would put them on and spray them down. Work my hands, making fists while they were wet. It does dry pretty quick and doesn't leave any oily substance or anything. I don't know what it would do to those types of gloves though. Good luck.
 
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thebackdraft : Contact cleaner.
Thanks for the tip but, contact cleaner?! Some of those solvents have some nasty ingredients that are rapidly absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream. Do you have 2 heads or anything - that would be the 'big' head?
 
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Bacchus : Quote (thebackdraft @ Oct. 03 2003, 6:04pm)Contact cleaner.
Thanks for the tip but, contact cleaner?!  Some of those solvents have some nasty ingredients that are rapidly absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream.  Do you have 2 heads or anything - that would be the 'big' head?  
Maybe that's what's wrong with me. I cannot remember for sure.
 
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