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Essay on Cycling Caps (2014)

Old 03-28-16, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by gaucho777 View Post

... but almost never off the bike.
because...The Rules...right?
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Old 03-28-16, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by gaucho777 View Post
... but almost never off the bike. As one who sweats a lot, I like that it does a decent job of wicking away the sweat and keeping it out of my eyes. On really hot days, it feels great to fill it with cold water before putting it back on one's head.
I have been known to perspire a bit and there is actually a really good use for the cycling cap off of the bike - yardwork. Whether cutting the lawn, spreading mulch, putting in bushes or new stone edging, the cap stops the need to mop my brow.
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Old 03-28-16, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by jyl View Post
Bravo!

For sheer functionality, a cycling cap under the helmet can't be beat here in Portland. And it just looks good.
True dat.
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Old 03-28-16, 09:21 PM
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Originally Posted by davester View Post
because...The Rules...right?
Not because The Rules. My habits pre-date the rules. More of a baseball cap guy off the bike. But there are some elements of truth to the rules. For instance, my wife fully agrees that people in cycling caps look like douch*s and no variety of cycling cap I've worn has dispelled her of this notion.
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Old 03-29-16, 06:01 PM
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I would like to know if there are any classic caps out there for fatheads like me. I have a Molteni Arcore cap another fatheaded cyclist gave me. Pretty much anything I've purchased online has been too small.
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Originally Posted by smontanaro View Post
I would like to know if there are any classic caps out there for fatheads like me. I have a Molteni Arcore cap another fatheaded cyclist gave me. Pretty much anything I've purchased online has been too small.
I don't know what brands you've had, but most caps I've seen are one size fits all. I have a kind of small head and those one size caps are too puffed out on my head so I only buy ones that come in two sizes, like Waltz. Their small/medium fits me perfect.
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Old 03-29-16, 06:19 PM
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Thanks, yeah I know I could buy from Walz or other modern manufacturers. I guess I should have written "team" instead of "classic". I mean a cap with team logo(s) from the period, or new replicas of classic team caps. I bought a Team Z cap from Nashbar a few months ago. Too small...
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Old 12-21-20, 12:08 PM
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I'm looking for a cycling cap, so I came across your post, thanks for the essay, it's a really great job! By the way, you have great writing skills, so I think if you create a blog about bikes or various accessories for cycling, then you can make it interesting for readers. At least you already have your first reader. As for me, I admit that I had trouble writing my essays in college and it messed up my academic performance. But I had to do something about it, so I found a quality online essay writer who helped me improve my grades and I was able to graduate from University and start my career. Anyway, I recommend that you think about your blog.

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The only time I wear a helmet is when I ride with my grand kids. The rest of the time I wear this and love it. This ls Legnano hat number four. The others all gave up the sweat rotted and salt infested death. Pretty soon it will be time to find number five and they are on Ebay all the time...
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Saw the article when it first came out. Someone had left the issue at my dentist’s office. They had the photo of the caps as a two page spread. It looked so good that the mag came home with me. Now if Bicycling ever offered that shot as a poster, I might actually buy it.
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