Halo ProActive sports wash review

We've been testing Halo ProActive sports wash on our cycling kit – an effective sports kit cleaner that helps reduce odour build-up

Cycling Weekly Verdict

An effective way to keep your sports kit clean and whiff free – a shame it’s not more available in supermarkets.

Reasons to buy
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    Effective sports kit cleaner

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    Reduces odour build-up in kit

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    More economical than many sports kit washes

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Reasons to avoid
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    Limited availability in stores

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Most cycling kit is made from technical manmade fabrics. These have a tendency to get pretty whiffy and the smell tends to build up in them over time too. Many have washing instructions which recommend 30°C maximum, which means there’s limited opportunity to get them really fresh.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.