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Castelli Podium Collection Mortirolo Cycling Cap - 2011 BCS
The humble cycling cap has undergone a transformation in recent years. Utilitarian roots gave way to style and fashion, and what was once a strictly on-the-bike piece is now a cultural signifier available in a multitude of styles, colors, and fabrics. Regardless of its current standing in more fashionable circles, the pure function of the classic cycling cap cannot be denied. The right cap can serve as a deterrent against sun and moisture, and yes, look rather striking at the right cafe while sipping the right beverage. The Castelli Mortirolo Cycling Cap is just such a hat.
The four panels conform nicely to the specific shape of your head, and a length of elastic in the back keeps it in place. The short brim is an exercise in function, designed merely to keep the sun and rain out of the eyes. The Mortirolo is made from decidedly old-school cotton, but donít let that sway you towards some of the newer synthetic versions -- cotton is king here.
The Castelli Mortirolo Cycling Cap comes in a single size, designed to fit the majority of head sizes, but we have found that it runs a little on the larger side. If your head is particularly small, it may not offer the best fit. The Mortirolo comes in Black/grey, Black/cyan, and Grey/acid green.
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July 28, 2011
This is my 3rd Castelli Cap - it meant a lot as I was not happy how funky I looked wearing regular cap. Castelli's cut is very shallow with good support on the back, very breathable and great looking! I received so many compliments, so I keep treating myself - with every new outfit, here comes a new hat. Price was also a great bargain.