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Dainese Total Windstopper EVO Balaclava 


  • Ergonomic fit
  • Differentiation of material on basis of body mapping
  • Elasticated inserts at the rear
  • Windstopper fabric
  • Inserts in Coolmax fabric
  • Warm and breathable
  • Areas with differentiated fabrics
  • Large base for protection of the neck
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Dainese Total WS EVO Balaclava 4.7 5 32 32
Blocks the wind This mask works so well. It blocks the wind and I've been riding in 30-40°F on lake shore drive, always at 70 mph. Only comment is it can constrict movement and shift out from your jacket of you wear a collared shirt. It's not too bad, but just something to note April 8, 2015
A must have for temperatures under 40 degrees riding. Fits most any head. Breathable and easy to use. Keeps me snug and warm at high speeds and long rides in the cold. I would not be with out it. March 9, 2015
Don't Hesitate - Best out there Bought this to ride on my motorcycle - wore it yesterday snow blowing. Great product - well made. Helped with moisture wicking on the top of my head - wind block material around neck worked flawlessly. February 22, 2015
Dainese you get what you pay for! it could get a little cold out here in the northern california early in the mornings or late at night. I have Medium AGV GP Tech helmet so i got myself a medium balaclava. It fits spot on, nice and snug. It also looks great because it's plain larkish/dark grey. Asides from its great looks, it does what its meant to do! I bought a cheap Bilt freeze out pull over and a balaclava from them thinking "eh what the heck, this should work, it's not too cold in California" but it makes almost no difference what so ever cos wind still filters through and obviously defeats the purpose. Dainese is obviously a bigger name brand but their products do as advertised. You can't go wrong with these guys! Someone stole mine so i am having to purchase a second one and definitely Dainese was my first and only option. February 9, 2015
Would Buy Again Without Hesitation After having put in a significant amount of time on the bike with the Dianese Total WS Evo Balaclava in temperatures below freezing freezing (<32F), I can assure any prospective buyer that the neck protection is excellent. This is my first ever balaclava and going ahead with the purchase I was highly skeptical of the kind of protection such a thin layer of material could provide against freezing temperatures coupled with winds as strong as 20 mph (I live in Missouri). I can honestly say this piece of equipment has been a godsend and enabler. The balaclava construction consists of a thin breathable layer around and on top of the scalp with the insulative and wind resistant layering taking over just below the ears, giving your entire neck maximal coverage all around. As the image shows, the balaclava extends down and over your chest, coming to an end just a little ways past your nipples. In the back it goes down until the midpoint between your shoulder blades. Again, the wind resistance and insulation begins just underneath the ears with the only exception being in the back of the head just above the spine where it starts at the midway point of the head. To me that is maximum coverage. As mentioned previously, I'm a first time balaclava owner so aside from the novelty of the feel there is nothing about this product that merits even soft criticism. It does give head rotation a little resistance (and doing so stretches the balaclava where it covers my nose, therefore pressing down on it, which annoys me), but I've learned to counteract that with a very simple adjustment prior to riding off: simply grad onto the fabric covering your nose, pull up on it until the material is seemingly hovering over your nose and mouth, and you'll be free to spin your head whichever way you please without the material pressuring your nose. At the same time, though, I suspect there are riders out there who would prefer that tighter feel. Either way, this product is the bomb and would recommend it to anyone braving cold and/or windy conditions. Two final notes: First, I have not had the chance to test it in rainy conditions so I cannot vouch for water resistance. Second, I rated air flow as "excellent", assuming that excellence for this product meant NO air flow. Furthermore, which makes it three points, I gave protection and durability a "good" because though protection is excellent, I have not had it long enough to assess durability. Safe and happy riding to all! January 18, 2015
Great for the cold I got this because I couldn't take the cold wind on the highway at night. Fits me a little loose around my face area but I mainly got it to stop the wind from hitting my neck and going into my helmet from below. Great product overall. January 15, 2015
Makes the low 30s tolerable I like to ride and I hate it when the weather makes doing so unpleasant, or impossible. I have some really warm winter gear - A Revit Everest Jacket and pants, heavy winter gloves, Revit socks and Sidi AdventureTouring Boots. I wear long underwear under street pants and a heavy flannel shirt. Voila! This works. Unless it's raining hard, or all day, or the roads have ice, I'll venture out. However, my neck and cheeks were cold. I resisted a Balaclava because they feel confining, but finally went for this rather expensive Dianese version. The only problem is it fogs up my glasses while gearing up. (You have to put it on early in the dressing process - at least that's how I've been doing it.) However, if I can get moving without running into anything the glasses clear quickly, and the Balaclava diminishes the cold enough to make riding in the low 30s, if not comfortable, tolerable. Haven't tried the 20s, yet. I think it would probably be OK for a couple of hours if it was in the 20s at the start of the trip, as long as it warmed up as the morning progressed. I wear a size large helmet and bought the Medium Balaclava. It's slightly small, which is probably better than too large, but I wish they made a middle size between the Medium and Large. The material is heavy and it performs as advertised. Good product, as expected from Dianese. January 7, 2015
Blocks wind great, which spells additional warmth. Small and compact For the dollar goes a long way and keeps that wind off your neck along with extra warmth for face and head. Very compact so easy to store also December 29, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
David A: Wanted to block the cold wind from my helmet Mar 7, 2015
Luka C: This balaclava is high quality. It protects me from most of the cold wind and I say most because the air still enters the helmet in the same spots it usually would. When the weather is really cold your head may still get somewhat cold but you don't get the crazy cold draft on your head and chest with this unit on.
Helmet slips on easily and the balaclava stays on after removing the helmet.
Feb 23, 2015
Dan H: The reviews between this and all others show why, in owners own words, this is a superior product and well worth the money. Feb 17, 2015
Omesh A: Dainese quality Dec 31, 2014
Chris B: I've had one for two years and it's been my best friend for cold weather riding. I recently lost it on the freeway after failing to secure it correctly to my bike and riding without it has been a lesson in discomfort. I need this. Badly. Dec 22, 2014
vaughn r: i am cold ahahaha.. When I ride in weather below 40 F my helmet ventilation is tooooo cold! Dec 12, 2014
Caleb O: Need something to replace my fleece scarf which is to bulky but works ok. Bounced around for awhile and landed on this one should work out good. Dec 9, 2014
David S: I ride in St. Louis, MO where winters get frigid and the winds can get fairly strong and intolerable when coupled with the cold temperatures and humid conditions. The hope is that the wind blocking design will perform as advertised around my neck and chin. Dec 2, 2014
John H: I'm a long-time, satisfied customer of Revzilla. I chose this product because I like to ride in cold weather - sub 30s, but have had inadequate neck and head protection from the cold. I have a pair of Dainese gloves and am impressed with the quality. I was undecided between medium and large. I went with medium and hope it fits, but if not, Revzilla has a great exchange policy. Nov 25, 2014
Jeffrey D: reviews Nov 16, 2014
Steve R: Great Reviews! Nov 4, 2014
bennett w: good reviews and it looks like it will do the job as intended Nov 4, 2014
Devin B: its amazing how something so thin can make such a huge difference Oct 26, 2014
Steven S: Based on the reviews, it looked to be the best product for my intended use. Oct 22, 2014
Lowell P: I originally bought a Dainese Total WS EVO Balaclava in a large size. This balaclava is excellent in quality, and totally blocks the wind and holds in warmth very well. I bought a medium as well for a bit snugger fit if I want it. Apr 30, 2014
Alex G: I can't feel my face when riding in winter, and this helps prevent that. Apr 27, 2014
douglas b: Dainese quality is second to none. Feb 17, 2014
Michael P. W: Quality and number of positive reviews, also the fact that this Balaclava come down a good ways under my Dainese jacket. Nov 30, 2013
Wilfred F: Its as good as everyone says it is. Their are 10 dollar balaclavas out there and you will get what you pay for. Nov 18, 2013
Alexander R: My neck and chest are freezing in this 40 degree weather, I'm hoping that this cures the issue. Oct 24, 2013
Jonathan V: I want to ride through the winter in Colorado, and this is the gear that addresses the one chink in the armor, so to speak. Oct 16, 2013
A shopper asked: Would a large Dianese Balaclava be too big for someone who usually wears Medium Helmuts? Nov 8, 2012
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Tom G: I ordered a LG and wear a LG Arai helmet, it fit perfectly for me. Nov 19, 2012
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DrewBmo: Yes, I went medium and its a tad large but works great! May 6, 2013
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KEVIN Y: You went medium and wear medium helmets, and it was still too large for you? Oct 12, 2013
Mohamad E asked: Hi, My head size 56cm and wearing SM helmet, which size will fit my head?

Sep 4, 2014
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Antony A: I purchased a large, which is the size of my helmet. The head fit ok except around the face was very loose and baggy, When trying to put on the helmet it was very hard to keep in place. I ended up not using it. I would go a size smaller than normal. Sep 5, 2014
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Mohamad E: Thank you Antony really appreciate that Sep 5, 2014
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