Pointers: Project Un-Stink 18

Tired of smelly pads, gloves, helmet liners, chamois and more? Here's a little tip to help freshen your gear. Share your "un-stink" pointers in the comments below.

Credit: gordo
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18 comments
  • filippelli74

    4/18/2011 1:30 PM

    Also soaking in white vinegar and then do a wash with normal laundry detergent and 1/4 cup of some more vinegar

  • sideshow

    3/30/2011 8:33 AM

    I'm with kidwoo on this one...mouth detergent in my chamois will definitely bring that minty fresh tingle to my taint and make my ride oh so much more...refreshing.

  • Jamie Goldman

    3/29/2011 9:04 AM

    I'd have to add some bleach, and maybe some of those cakes that go in the bottom of the urinal.

  • fabioalemao

    3/27/2011 4:16 PM

    Lysol solves all my skunk issues!

  • sage

    3/25/2011 11:17 PM

    Use "dermatologist recommended" Arm and Hammer detergent with no perfumes or dyes if you want to preserve breathability of your garments. Anything scented leaves wax behind that blocks breathable fabrics.

  • DiscoDab

    3/25/2011 8:01 AM

    I keep a dryer sheet in the liner of my full face at all times, its always spring-time-fresh®.

  • The Dirty Eyeball

    3/24/2011 10:18 PM

    Oxy clean. Big fat scoop. Fresh gear.

  • kidwoo

    3/24/2011 5:56 PM

    Man if only I had some protec pads to wash.................



    Every time I've used listerine in my mouth, it's so smooth with no burning sensation at all. What a great idea to get it all over things that touch your crotch. I bet it's like standing on the wing of an F15 fighter jet with your fly open. I can't wait for my balls to tingle with minty freshness!!

  • sspomer

    3/24/2011 4:27 PM

    stoked on all the suggestions! thanks everyone. i saw the mouthwash thing on a surf website and it worked on my pads/helmet liners too, so thought i'd pass it along.

  • Mojo_Rising

    3/24/2011 4:23 PM

    Awesome! Who thought of the mouth wash bit?

  • NustyRuts

    3/24/2011 1:33 PM

    Penguin Sport Wash, best detergent I've used. It's biodegradable and leaves no scent or residue and it works really well on everything from gortex to body armor BO.
    http://www.penguinapparelcare.com/sport.html

  • mtbmtbmtb

    3/24/2011 1:16 PM

    just in the shower body wash works great, rub on, lather, spray off with hose...

  • Monty_Henry

    3/24/2011 12:08 PM

    2 Toms foot and shoe spray works good for when you dont have time to wash and dry your pads. www.2toms.com

  • vinny4130

    3/24/2011 10:17 AM

    save the mesh bag some pads come in (661knee) wash in washer in bag it stops the velcro cling.

  • jptree

    3/24/2011 9:19 AM

    I will try this, nice video!

  • sspomer

    3/24/2011 9:12 AM

    super-medicated, prescription mouthwash might work on wentz.

  • ballr

    3/24/2011 9:04 AM

    can't wait to soak Wentz in mouthwash at sea otter. Think it will get the smell out of him?

  • astrizzle

    3/24/2011 8:34 AM

    I highly recommend using Woolite as the detergent

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