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Old 01-09-2013, 10:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I live in Philadelphia and try to ride whenever it's not raining or salty. I have a cheap- o balaclava and was wondering if anyone had some insight into which is best. I've been riding in 30 ish degree weather and everything else is fine but my face, and when I stop, my glasses instantly fog. Any thoughts?


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Old 01-09-2013, 10:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This one looks good for the money, Neck Warmer with Fleece Mask. I haven't tried it but I have it on my wish list.
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I love this one. I notice it is temporarily out of stock today but it was not yesterday. I have a full face helmet and wear this under. I do put the front down just under my nose to avoid fogging.

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I should elaborate. I don't have a full face helmet, nor a windshield, so I would need a full balaclava, not just a half.


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Go to REI and look at the ones they have.
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I have this. Works perfectly for me.
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I didn't know the name for those. I've always used a fullface ski mask. I might order that FREEZE-OUT one mentioned above.

When reading, was I the only one thinking of the delicious Greek dessert, Baklava?

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I didn't know the name for those. I've always used a fullface ski mask. I might order that FREEZE-OUT one mentioned above.

When reading, was I the only one thinking of the delicious Greek dessert, Baklava?
Nope! That's the first thing that comes to my mind and tongue when I talk about balaclava's. I keep saying Baklava all the time.
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Sorry to slightly threadjack, but speaking of which, I was down at Lake Medina during the week of Christmas and ate at Jerusalem Grill down there in San Antonio. Pretty damn good food if you haven't been..... Jerusalem Grill
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I live in Philadelphia and try to ride whenever it's not raining or salty. I have a cheap- o balaclava and was wondering if anyone had some insight into which is best. I've been riding in 30 ish degree weather and everything else is fine but my face, and when I stop, my glasses instantly fog. Any thoughts?
I'd suggest that for not much more than the price of a good balaclava that will do what you want it to do, you could pick up a cheap full face helmet and be a lot more comfortable in the cold months. Check Ebay.
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