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Which hat

Now that the titanium spice rack has been fitted, the next big question is which hat for when off the bike.

I was sold the TT 35L hat but I just couldn't get on with it:


I was thinking about something durable, waterproof and for bikers but all that kept coming up was this (not from TT yet):


I even looked to famous biking legends for inspiration:


But I am yet to find that elusive perfect biking hat. Anything foldable looks a bit wimpy and limp, and anything sturdier wants to catch the wind when lashed to the bike.



There must be a better solution?
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You can go 'CAMPING' with this guy at Ripley Martin!!
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theres only one hat to take on an expedition;
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Rabbit or Wool felt hats are pretty waterproof (ish), keep the sun off and some can be rolled up and stufed in a pocket. I have one a bit like this Packable Felt Hat -- Orvis UK
Although it's about 15 years old so looks much better than a new one.
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I have a Tilley T3 that i've had for ever... they just keep going
Lightweight, they float and they're guaranteed fer life

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tilley and white rock

I got the Tilley airflow LTM5 for summer and the White rock leather bush hat for cooler days.
Both fantastic hats even if they do make look like a tit when I am wearing them!!
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+1 on a Tilley. Using a TLM6IS. Love it.

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