beanies that fit under helmets?

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beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby Neale1978 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:28 am

Hey,

I tried my usual one which is not as thick as some and my helmet does not quite go all the way on..

Are there ones available that are quite thin that would fit and enough to keep the wind chill away when its cold?

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby ju5t1n » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:40 am

I use one of these, from NZ. It's rather good, very thin too. http://www.groundeffect.co.nz/product-d ... EA-ACC.htm

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Postby giant man » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:53 am

ju5t1n wrote:I use one of these, from NZ. It's rather good, very thin too. http://www.groundeffect.co.nz/product-d ... EA-ACC.htm

yeah I do have one of these too, but must admit it's a tight fit, and I have an average sized head. There are others which are better imo.

Btw OP, most skull caps (not 'beanies') will fit under helmets fine, but some 'winter hats' won't, too thick.

Best one I have had, and I've had a lot, is the Assos stinger, very nice
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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby Wily-Quixote » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:56 am

I'm a fan o the ground effect one too. Probikekit do a good one and cheap polypropylene skullcap is not bad for milder days... Clearly I have no hair....

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby Pigeons in flight » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:57 am

Rapha's merino beanie....best I've tried (inc Assos skull cap). Wait for the Winter sale if you can.
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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby MarksMintness » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:58 am

My Endura BaaBaa beanie fits under the helmet just fine! Would really recommend them for cold winter days.

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby zx6man » Fri Oct 12, 2012 07:58 am

I use an altura skull cap, no experience in using beanies for bikes.

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby pete54 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 08:32 am

Or Rapha's Winter hat which has a peak to keep the sun out of your eyes. Mine fits under my giro atmos.

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Postby ToeKnee » Fri Oct 12, 2012 08:41 am

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Postby huuregeil » Fri Oct 12, 2012 09:06 am

Rab Meco Beanie is excellent and excellent value.

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby Neale1978 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 14:35 pm

cheers for the suggestions.. I'll pick myself out one later 8)

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby ShutUpLegs » Sat Oct 13, 2012 15:19 pm

Do you actually need to wear a helmet in autumn/ winter?
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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby vfast1 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 20:20 pm

ShutUpLegs wrote:Do you actually need to wear a helmet in autumn/ winter?


Huh? I didnt know there were different times of year where its not necessary to wear a helmet!
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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby ajb72 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 20:57 pm

Pigeons in flight wrote:Rapha's merino beanie....best I've tried (inc Assos skull cap). Wait for the Winter sale if you can.


+1 to this. Mine fits under my helmet just fine with a bit of minor adjusting to straps. The Rapha winter hat however would not, for me.

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Re: beanies that fit under helmets?

Postby Neale1978 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 21:35 pm

Ive narrowed it down to either an endura or polaris skullcap and ive read that some caps dont cover ears quite as well as they should.. i guess its just a case of trying them


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