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    Cleaning up from your commute

    I saw these in a non related magazine and I ordered a set.
    http://papershower.com/

    I just got them and will test this out on my lunchtime ride today and will give as thorough of a review as possible.

    One of the reasons I havent commuted as much as I should is freshening up after arriving at work. We dont have faciilities other than a sink to get clean. These should do the trick

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    That reminds me of another tip I discovered...my MTB shoes were really dirty form the dirt road, road grime, etc. I had some ArmorAll Cleaner Wipes (not the shiny polish stuff) handy & it says suitable for all car surfaces includng leather seats, so I tried them on the shoes (which may actually be that fake leather)...voila, they looked brand new in a minute.

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    That's neat. Let us know if it works.
    :wq

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    These appear to be similar to baby wipes. Why not use those since they cost significantly less.

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    Maybe this:

    Standard “Wet Wipe” vs Paper Shower

    The standard “wet wipe” currently on the market contains a very high alcohol content and are primarily design to wipe your hands. Paper Shower contains very little alcohol and is design to be a body wipe. Wet wipes have very little saline in comparison to Paper Shower which has a highly saturated moist towelette that contains saline, soap and skin moisturizers. Paper Shower is the only wipe on the market that provides a dry towelette.

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    Got stuck at work and couldnt get out to ride.

    I WILL be riding tomorrow if it kills me.

    Wait...

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    I'm a Pampers Sensitive man.
    You have no excuse for driving to work
    (unless you don't have studded tires)
    (no excuse for that either)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maximus_XXIV
    Maybe this:

    Standard “Wet Wipe” vs Paper Shower

    The standard “wet wipe” currently on the market contains a very high alcohol content and are primarily design to wipe your hands. Paper Shower contains very little alcohol and is design to be a body wipe. Wet wipes have very little saline in comparison to Paper Shower which has a highly saturated moist towelette that contains saline, soap and skin moisturizers. Paper Shower is the only wipe on the market that provides a dry towelette.
    What type of wet wipe are those being compared to?

    Ingredients from baby wipe:
    Water, cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose, glycerin, citric acid, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopheryl acetate, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate

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    I see you're serious about your baby wipes, jseko. One thing I notice about the Paper Shower product is that it has saline and soap. It's also a lot bigger than a typical baby wipe.

    At ~ $1.25/ea, I wouldn't use these to wipe my babies rear end but as a targeted product for bike commuters who lack shower facilities, it seems pretty decent.
    :wq

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    Provided you have a private type bathrooom, and hot running water, a couple small washcloths (1 to "wash", 1 to dry) work great and are free. Take the wet one home in a baggie, rinse & repeat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer
    Provided you have a private type bathrooom, and hot running water, a couple small washcloths (1 to "wash", 1 to dry) work great and are free. Take the wet one home in a baggie, rinse & repeat.
    This is also a bit easier on the environment.

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    Suffice to say that I've used my share of baby wipes in the field and for camping. I did find that some of them irritated my skin so I was cautious about which ones I bought.

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    Develop an ambiguously european accent and just stink.

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    so.. how was it Mad?

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    This is great idea. I'm generally sweating like a swine after my commute...wait, do pigs sweat??
    Last edited by poundCake!; 06-28-2011 at 07:42 PM. Reason: grammar

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