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Smile through the pain.
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 don’t 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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Can anyone give me an idea on how sizing...
Can anyone give me an idea on how sizing runs with this cap? I have a fairly large head (6'7, 205) and knowing that Castelli typically runs small makes me think a "one size fits all" may not work for me.
I have a different Castelli hat and it fits very well, I'm 6'3 and its not to tight but not so big that you'll lose it in the wind.
I'll wear this hat when just riding locally. Very light and material allows cool breeze to flow through. Bought with matching shirt and shorts. Will buy again if changing shirt and shorts in the future