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I was asking about this just before we started migrating and were homeless for a while...<br><br>
Is there a problem with drying your workout clothes the same way you do with all the others? I just do it the same way, wash, then throw into the dryer, and that's it. If any of you does it differently, could you explain?<br><br>
(PS: This question might be irrelevant for people who only have workout clothes, like Tithers)
 

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I need a career change. I'd be much happier dealing teaching people to buff up rather than dealing with kids puking on my carpeted floor and parents who have NOTHING better to do than giving me a hard time. There's only one of those-TG!<br><br>
Ok...remember-no fabric softener on workout clothes...no drier sheets either!
 

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drying rack when I'm keeping up with things.<br>
dryer on air only when i'm not.....sometimes one will accidentally get in with the regular clothes, but not all that often.<br><br>
Workout clothes and regular clothes aren't allowed to "mix" not even in the laundry....they even have separate baskets.
 

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I'm adding to this post that 99% of the time things are hung up or go on the rack...I rarely use the drier for that.
 

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That was the point of my question, why some people say you shouldn't put them in the dryer? I don't have a long experience, but I always dried them in the dryer, and I have clothes that I bought 3 1/2 years ago that are still in very good condition.
 

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My boss called me on the rug the other day and was telling me I was going on a trip. Right in the middle of his speech he stops and looks at me. "You do own a tie?" I laughed and said I could find one. <img alt="cool.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/cool.gif"><br><br>
Washed in warm/cold and then air dried.<br><br>
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I live in jeans, sweats and t-shirts. I'm not making a living in these races. With tires for the chair at $70 a piece, bike tires, needing a new handcycle at the price of 3K, I see technical clothing as an expense I can live with out.<br><br>
If it works for you and helps you...go for it! To me, it makes no difference.
 

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Where's Sheldon going?<br><br>
I wash cold cold. Extra heavy cycle.
 

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Chris...you can buy decent tech stuff at target for $10. When you have your tri in July in NC you'll thank me.
 

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I work in scrubs. My boss sponsors me so my office is full of all my medals and crap. Since I'm either training or in scrubs he just wanted to make sure.<br><br>
Tithers--Tallahassee. I don't think I'm going. Plan change at the last minute. Thankfully.<br><br>
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I'm actually more careful about how I wash my tech clothes. I'll either use tech specific detergent or powdered detergent. Some other liquid detergents, and especially fabric softeners are supposed to interfere with the wicking ability of tech fibers. Once they're out of the washer though, I usually just dry them on low. I might be more likely to air dry clothes with high spandex content. I think they might be more susceptible to heat damage. I have loose-fit running shorts over five years old that I've dried countless times without out any signs of damage. I might air dry more if I had more room to do so.
 
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