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I just got a brand new never been used saddle pad that just came out the box. Should I wash it before my next ride or use it how it is? I don’t know this is my first saddle pad.

I just got a brand new never been used saddle pad that just came out the box. Should I wash it before my next ride or use it how it is? I don’t know this is my first saddle pad.
I tend to use them immediately. As Alannah said, they can lose their ‘look’ sometimes when you wash them, so always nice to have a couple rides in it looking like new :)
I just use them new because sometimes the saddle pad will start to pill and wear so I like to get a few rides in in case that happens!
So wash it now?