Castelli Viva thermal cap review

The Viva thermal skull cap from Castelli is a great way to add some warmth on cold weather rides throughout winter and spring

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great cap which will see you through most of winter – and plenty of the spring too.

Reasons to buy
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    Not sweaty

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Reasons to avoid
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    Might need something a bit heavier for the coldest rides

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Well, I thought I’d put this cap away for the year, but with the unseasonably cold weather we’ve had this spring, it’s been out again. It’s a dead simple cap, with a lightly fleeced inside and a lycra facing, with Castelli’s ubiquitous scorpion logo sitting proudly over your forehead.

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