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Giro Ambient Skull Cap Black- S/M
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Giro Ambient Skull Cap

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The Ambient Skull Cap from Giro is ideal for wet and cold weather cycling with its ear flaps, micro-brim, and wind shielding front panel. Plush fleece lines the inside of this cap for ride-long comfort and warmth. Smart Seams help the cap lay flush against the skull, eliminating hot spots and pressure points that can result from certain helmet-cap combinations. Equipped with multi-faceted water repellent DWR, this cap fights water infiltration while simultaneously transporting interior moisture to the surface for rapid evaporation.

  • Fleece-lined.
  • Wind stopping front panel.
  • Ear flaps.
  • Micro-brim w/ reflective trim.
  • Durable Water Repellent (DWR) treatment.
  • Smart Seams.
  • Sizing:

    • Small / Medium: 53 -58 cm.
    • Large / X-Large: 59 -65 cm.

    B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

    S/ML/XL
    Head Circumference20.85"-22.85"23¼"-25½"    

    Black- S/M

    Mfg PartNum: 7052669 

    Black- L/XL

    Mfg PartNum: 7052670 

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    Reviewed 3/26/2020
    by Billmars04
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Sacramento, CA
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    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    It is a great skull cap

    It is a great skull cap for cold weather riding. It fits perfectly under my Giro helmet, and is very comfortable. The ear protection is much better than my other skull caps. I use my sunglasses with this cap, and have no complaints with the glasses falling or getting away.

    There is some wind noise, but not as much as my other caps with the ear flaps down. When the ride warms up,

    the ear flaps go up and it works as a wonderful temperature control.

    I wish I had these sooner!!

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    Reviewed 2/18/2021
    by Dicimon Arustavi
    Daily Commuter
    SE Pennsylvania
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    1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    The best winter hat I have

    I bought this hat for winter cycling to increase my everyday wardrobe from two hats to THREE HATS. I am a huge fan of the cycling caps with bills so I was glad to find this one that had both long warm ear covers, and shading/shielding bill features, since my two at the time were just skull caps.

    It is toasty, has long side flaps to keep your ears warm, and also has a nice little forehead flap that keeps your forehead warm. This forehead flap has been very useful in this time of constant temperature checks when I walk in to work with a frozen face. My other hats cause me to fail checks with a "low body temperature" reading, but wearing this hat has been keeping my body temperature "normal." With that being said it is obviously not as breathable as my other thin skull caps, but that's kind of the point.

    Also great that it is made from polyester, polyurethane, and nylon...NO WOOL, making it a vegan option!

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    Reviewed 5/18/2020
    by Slim
    Cycling Enthusiast
    East Tennessee
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    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    Finally found the right cap!

    I bought this cap for 20-50 degree (F) road bike riding and training. The short bill is excellent to help keep the rain from dripping off the helmet into the eyes and the wind stop frontal section is just what you need to make the cold bearable at speed.

    My head size is approximately 6 5/8 (small) and the fit is nearly perfect. My only note is that the ear flaps tend to creep up very slightly. This is no problem since I wear a thin baklava over this cap on cold days and it holds the ear flaps in place. I would purchase this again as it it completely satisfies my search for cold weather protection, light weight, and fit. As mentioned above, I do wear a very thin baklava for added face and neck comfort on the colder days.

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    Reviewed 1/26/2021
    by Wattaride
    Competitive Racer
    Washington, DC
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Hot Head

    Used to wear headbands and (ski)helmet liners until I found this one. Fits perfectly under the helmet and is warm and windproof (tested on rides into the mid 20s). The small brim is a great additional feature.

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    Reviewed 4/8/2021
    by Anonymous
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Los Angeles, CA
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    Doing business with BikeTiresDirect makes the purchase that much more pleasant. Thanks!!

    This is a great product, exactly what I expected, the service and ease of doing business with BikeTiresDirect makes the purchase that much more pleasant. Thanks!!

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    Reviewed 12/24/2018
    by Woodcraft
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Norcal
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    7 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
    Does the job well

    Having used the Giro merino winter cap for years,

    I've given this a try, & it's working well.

    Covers the ears, but you can uncover them on the fly for temperature control.

    Not overly warm- I used a 2nd thin skull cap for a 40 ride, fits under helmet well.

    Get the large size- tight fit cuts circulation.

    The best part is the brim, which is enough to keep rain out of the eyes, but doesn't obstruct vision

    when in a low position- a problem with many caps including the merino one.

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    Reviewed 12/20/2018
    by rockn Randall
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Weatherford, OK
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    6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
    great cap

    used this cap in temps from 40's to the 50's. keeps your head warm. the ear flaps want to flip up when riding.

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    Reviewed 3/1/2021
    by Anonymous
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Fits well under a helmut; very comfortable.

    This cap has been great in the cold, but I wouldn't recommend it at temperatures below 35deg. Also doesn't work well with Aftershokz headphones.

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    Reviewed 5/11/2020
    by Anonymous
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Kentucky
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Perfect Fit and Weight

    I use it under my helmet on coldchilly days. Fits perfect under my Giro Helmet and is not too hot when the day gets warmer and I get warmer. Have worn it comfortably enough up to almost 60 degrees, typically wear when below 50ish at start.

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    Reviewed 1/15/2021
    by Anonymous
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Great winter hat.

    Protects from wind, can cover ears, fits comfortably under helmet. Great winter hat!

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    Reviewed 12/26/2020
    by WA Cyclist
    Cycling Enthusiast
    WA
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Best Skull Cap Ever

    I have tried all sorts of head coverings under my helmet. Not only does this skull cap fit comfortably under my helmet, but it keeps my ears warm...most important!!

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    Reviewed 2/7/2019
    by Anonymous
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    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    Good hat

    Good design,warm,wind proof front and breathable.

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    Reviewed 2/1/2019
    by Onegear29
    Competitive Racer
    Portland, OR
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Great all around cap!

    Needed a cap that was in between a thick wool cap and a cotton cap for winter rides and this cap fit the bill to a T. Great for temps from 32 to 45 but can get a little toasty above that. The fit is great with just enough ear coverage and the bill long enough to provide protection for glasses while still venting. Fits under my helmets just fine without bunching up or moving around. Great product especially for the price!

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    Reviewed 1/25/2019
    by JimD
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Holyoke, MA
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    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
    Excellent Giro Product. Giro is my go to for riding stuff.

    Wind proof great. Ear coverage great. There is nothing to dislike about this product. Material is great. Just got it rode about 5 rides in pretty cold temps. Love it. Great under my ski helment also.

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    Reviewed 12/13/2018
    by miken
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Menomonie WI
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    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
    Bald Head

    I ride year round and wear some kind of hat under my helmets round. This is perfect for fall and spring rides. Fits perfect.

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    Reviewed 12/22/2017
    by Anonymous
    Daily Commuter
    Buffalo NY
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    4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
    Good Cap

    This cap is really good - I use it everyday on my winter commuting rides. I covers my ears and the small brim is good as well. It conforms well to my head and fits snug, but not too tight.

    I had an initial concern that it would be either too bulky or not warm enough. Neither was the case. I am surprised at home warm it is for being so thin, but when the temperature drops below 15 F, I put a balaclava over it and I am still able to get my helmet on.

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    Reviewed 3/15/2021
    by Rob
    Competitive Racer
    New York, NY
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    Great for tweener weather

    When it's cold enough to cover your ears and get some thermal insulation for the head, as well as provide some protection from rain, this is a hat that checks all the boxes.

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    Reviewed 6/26/2020
    by Alameda County Rider
    Cycling Enthusiast
    SF Bay Area
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Better as all in one

    During winter had been using separate head band and hat. Head band would slide all over the place and not cover the ears really good. Decided to go for something better, Giro Ambient Skull Cap, Great hat, ended up buying an extra. When the weather turned wet, head remained dry. Can't wait for winter...

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    Reviewed 4/12/2020
    by MPCHGO
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Frankfort, IL
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Love this CAP. It fits well and keeps you warm but not overheated. I am ordering a 2nd one.

    I am a weekend cyclist and this cap is a must in the Midwest since it does not get warm until mid June. This cap fits very well (I have the LXL) and works well with my helmet.

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    Reviewed 4/3/2020
    by SwissRic
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Salt Lake City
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    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Perfect cold weather cap

    It fits great under my helmet and keeps my head and ears warm. Allows my head to breath as well.

    Great

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