Excess sweat

Discussion in 'Cycling Training' started by jeep floyd, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. jeep floyd

    jeep floyd New Member

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    After some miles I start to sweat like the niagara falls, sweat goes into my eyes and I constantly need to stop to dry my face and cry the salty sweat off my eyes, I started to use a drying headband under the helmet, it helps until it gets real wet and then it starts to send sweat down to my eyes again.... I remember seeing a headband that deviates the sweat to the sides of your face but I can't find it, anyone knows where can I get this headband, or someone have any advise to prevent this? you know is hard to keep a kleenex in your hand and keep drying the sweat off specially in a steepy climb where is hard to let the handle bar....
    Thanks for any help.
     
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  2. rule62

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    What helmet do you have, and what temp do you get the problems ?

    I find my Giro Pneumo much better than the older Ventoux model (and others) in say 15c+ degrees - UK temps so it doesn't often get above 25c. I wear a wind proof skin hat in less than 8c to keep warm !

    Also modern 'wicking' under fabrics help cooling in general.
     
  5. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    I sweat very very heavily : to combat the problem I purchased a GIRO sweatband.

    It's made of cotton, it's elasticated and it fits easily under my helmet and it absorbs all sweat from my head.
    There is no moisture on my face once I have this on. (not one drop escapes).
    This is the answer to your situation.

    The sweatband costs about €10.00 and you can get them at any local bike shop.
     
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    I actually don't sweat that much, or maybe just I don't work hard enough. But with that Halo bandana, it certainly prevented my riding glasses from fogging up. It has made a big difference to the comfort and safety of the ride. My early sceptism has evaporated after that first ride using it. :rolleyes:
     
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