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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.

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    Mfg PartNum: 7052669 

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    Great for tweener weather
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    by Rob
    Competitive Racer
    New York, NY

    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.

    Reviewed 3/15/2021
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    Giro Ambient Skull Cap
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    by Anonymous
    Cycling Enthusiast
    New England
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    Good cap. Thin enough to fit under helmet but tight fit none the less-

    Quite warm, simple useful cover...would recommend.

    Reviewed 12/3/2020
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    Better as all in one
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    by Alameda County Rider
    Cycling Enthusiast
    SF Bay Area
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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...

    Reviewed 6/26/2020
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    Love this CAP. It fits well and keeps you warm but not overheated. I am ordering a 2nd one.
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    by MPCHGO
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Frankfort, IL
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 4/12/2020
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    Perfect cold weather cap
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    by SwissRic
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Salt Lake City
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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

    Great

    Reviewed 4/3/2020
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    Keeps you warm but not extremely hot!
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    by MJP
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Chicago, IL
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    This cap is great in the winter. I does keep your head and ears warm but it does breath enough for your head not to become extremely hot.

    Reviewed 7/3/2020
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    Dry and warm ears
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    by Eamon
    Cleveland
    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

    This hat rocks. It was a replacement for a PI thermal hat that was out of stock. I love the the way the hat wicks away moisture and the brim keeps the rain off of my face. I rode 40 miles this past Sunday in a cold rain and my head stayed dry and warm. If only it could protect me from the spray off the wheel in front of me.

    Reviewed 1/25/2018
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    The best winter hat I have
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    by Dicimon Arustavi
    Daily Commuter
    SE Pennsylvania
    1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

    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!

    Reviewed 2/18/2021
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    It is a great skull cap
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    by Billmars04
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Sacramento, CA
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

    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!!

    Reviewed 3/26/2020
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    Hot Head
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    by Wattaride
    Competitive Racer
    Washington, DC
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 1/26/2021
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    Fits well under a helmut; very comfortable.
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    by Anonymous
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 3/1/2021
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    Finally found the right cap!
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    by Slim
    Cycling Enthusiast
    East Tennessee
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 5/18/2020
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    Great winter hat.
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    by Anonymous
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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

    Reviewed 1/15/2021
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    Best Skull Cap Ever
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    by WA Cyclist
    Cycling Enthusiast
    WA
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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!!

    Reviewed 12/26/2020
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    Does the job well
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    by Woodcraft
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Norcal
    7 of 7 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 12/24/2018
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    great cap
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    by rockn Randall
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Weatherford, OK
    6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 12/20/2018
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    Perfect Fit and Weight
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    by Anonymous
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Kentucky
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 5/11/2020
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    Good hat
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    by Anonymous
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

    Good design,warm,wind proof front and breathable.

    Reviewed 2/7/2019
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    Great all around cap!
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    by Onegear29
    Competitive Racer
    Portland, OR
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

    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!

    Reviewed 2/1/2019
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    Excellent Giro Product. Giro is my go to for riding stuff.
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    by JimD
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Holyoke, MA
    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

    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.

    Reviewed 1/25/2019
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