How to wash a cycling cap is not as hard as you might think
How to wash cycling caps - not as hard as you might think
Riding or running like a maniac, pushing yourself to follow or catch up the group, or even better, to lead the group, and you are sweating hard. With the cycling cap you avoid the sweat roll onto your glasses or even worse - to get the sweat in your eyes. Your cap is collecting the sweat and you are avoiding your eyes are burning like hell and in worst case you have to take your glasses off. It hurts, it has a negative impact on your performance and get you unfocused and the risks of accidents increases.
More and more people want to wear the cap due to the heightened interest in cycling history and via riders such as Mark Cavendish remaining loyal to the cap throughout his career. Its allure has definitely rubbed off on people eager to get caught up in cycling culture. That it is easy to wash cycling caps makes them even better.
Things we love have many names
Things we love, are interested in or that is important to us often has many names. For example it is said that the Eskimo people have more than 50 words for snow. Not surprising when we think about what is important for them. It is the same with our beloved cycling cap or as some people like to call them, bike caps or cycling hats.
Looking at the searches on internet we can see that Cycling cap is the most common but that is not just that. The use of Bike cap, Cycling hat, Biker hat and Bicycle hat is also common.
The cycling cap, as we use to call them, has a long history. From the time when we did not have the cycling helmet until today when it is a great accessory protecting us from both heat and cold. Read about the different types of cycling caps here. If you prefer you can read about the history of the caps here
At Molto Cycling we combine quality and look
We are cyclists and love cycling caps. The cycling caps keep you warm, keep the rain off your face and the sweat from your eyes. Perfect to use under the helmet or at the café. At Molto Cycling we do all our cycling caps in 100% cotton (the team caps have another fabric) and they make you stand out from the crowd and are still easy to clean from you sweat or the dirt from the roads.
Easy to use and last for a long time
Molto Cycling caps are made of 100% cotton and are digitally printed. To keep them clean and to avoid fading colors hand wash the cap in max 30 deg max. Use mild soap, do not wring, iron or tuble dry your cycling cap from Molto. The cap will be a friend on many trips and races. Enjoy. Cool and easy to use.
LOOKING AFTER YOUR COTTON CYCLING CAP
To summarise, when washing cotton caps:
- Cool hand wash only (30 deg max)
- Do not machine wash (despite the inside label)
- Do not dry clean
- Do not tumble dry
- Do not iron!