Join Date: Apr 2011
Bikes: Old steel GT's, for touring and commuting
I've been using the Halo (elastic) for at least a year now. No complaints so far, although almost all my rides are about an hour, with the occasional two hour ride, in quite temperate weather. Despite sweating a lot otherwise, I have yet to saturate the Halo to the point sweat is running into my eyes, it has totally solved that problem for me. It's damp/wet after virtually every ride, but I don't recall it being overpowered. Perhaps that will change this summer. I wash mine pretty irregularly, maybe every 6 weeks or something and haven't had any problems.
A couple of times I thought I lost my Halo and was quite concerned as it is hard to imagine going back to a cloth bandana, especially since my new helmet is a little too tight for that. I was planning on purchasing a second Halo, but based on all the great reviews here I think I might give the Gutr a try. When I originally chose the Halo, I was leery of how small it appeared given how much sweat I put out.
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