FirstGear 37.5 Face Mask
- Full head and neck protection
- Provides for total breath control without shield fogging
- Tri-laminate windproof front panels
- Completely hypoallergenic
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On my XL\XXL head, this unit was pretty tight. If you wear a size Large or smaller helmet, I think it will work just fine. An XL head would be “on the bubble” in my opinion.
Our Two Cents
For 2016, FirstGear has re-worked its entire line of Basegear underwear. The new line is all called 37.5 Basegear. What the heck is that you ask? The Basegear line is designed to make you more comfortable when riding by controlling the “micro climate” that exists under your clothing next to the skin. The material wicks moisture and controls humidity, and FirstGear says that humans are most comfortable with a relative humidity close to the skin of 37.5%. So there you go…. the origin of the name. Read more at thirtysevenfive.com
The materials used are a mix of stretch fabric, a “waffle weave” fabric and thin neoprene-feeling materials (that face forward for wind block). The overall look is sharp and this gear has a high quality look and feel.
This face mask is like the short balaclava, but without the skull cap. I wouldn’t think you’d like this one so much if you wear a full face helmet since the sides and back will get pushed down when you put your helmet on. But if you wear a half helmet, it should work well. Or, of course if you just want to wear it outside for other purposes (convenience store holdup maybe?). :: Paul, 11-04-15