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Towel on bike to wipe sweat

Old 07-18-20, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Iride01
Large handkerchief better known as a bandanna in a jersey pocket for me. I usually forget it's there. Great for times snot starts flowing out your nose too and you can't let it fly.
Same for me but I cut it in half. The normal bandana is just too big for me.
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I use a skull cap under my helmet but sometimes that just isn't enough so I carry a small face cloth. Typically I ride in cargo type shorts and keep it in my pocket or a jersey pocket if I happen to wear one.
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Try wrapping it around your neck

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There is a product that does exactly that. It is called the "No Sweat Ride Rag" and is available on Amazon. It is the perfect solution.
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Even though the latest post here resurrecting this thread seems to be a blatant advert, this is an interesting question. Ive found turning my head 90 looking at the ground and pushing on the front of the (Kask mojito) helmet can dump a lot of sweat and reduce the chances of it ending up near eyes.

Best done stopped or when at the back of the group and with shades hooked in the back of the jersey collar!

Surprised how much difference the design of the shades makes to how much ends up inside the lenses. Oakley Encoders hardly seem to get any.
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there is a product exactly for that.

Originally Posted by LostitoaBianchi
I was going to attach a small sports towel on my bike to wipe my hands and/or face with while riding on hot days. I could not find any posts of other people discussing such a thing. Im wondering if there is anyone out there with a neat setup that addresses the same issue. Right now I am leaning towards attaching a retractable badge holder to my handlebar/top tube with the towel hopefully being light weight enough to just sit on there until I pull on it.
There is a product made just for that. It is available at riderag.com. it works quite well.
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A small terry cloth wash rag kept in the jersey pocket.
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