When I retired my Aerostitch Two Piece Riding suit, I blacked out the reflective panels to use for tactical wear in my Security Job. I recently returned it to Cyling service after alterations to adjust for 'closet shrinkage'. I knew that wool uniforms were subject to this phenomina but didn't think ripstop would be too. Totally satisfied with service and returned riding suit. I recently ordered the 'black' silk scarf to compliment my black suit. It all looks very chick and is most comfortable. Haven't as yet wind tested but I'm sure I will feel it is a bargain. Thanks for extremely fine quality at affordable prices. Will forward a photo when get one. (Posted on 11/15/13)
I had the "regular white" years ago that I loved. So much so that a couple of riding acquaintances ordered theirs after seeing mine. But.... mine mysteriously disappeared.... So I finally ordered what i thought would be bigger and better. The competition black. No so. It is about 8" too short for comfortably double loop it around my neck and have enough left to tuck in. I didn't return it for an exchange because I had used it once. Next time I order something I'll probably include a "regular" length variety. Not as thick, but fits properly. If my memory serves me.... (Posted on 12/18/12)
The competition scarf is the perfect complement to my Roadcrafter. As the temps cool, a Parisian knot under the suit and I'm good to go. No drafts down the neck and absolutely no chafing or irritation. And at $30, this thing is a steal. (Posted on 10/31/12)
I love these scarves! Yes new they are slippery and will slide right off from the wind unless secured properly I've lost two (it takes me a while, slow learner ).Yes the white gets dirty. But the look and feel of silk is unmatched. I really tuck mine in to my jacket, I don't wipe my dirty oily hands on it and I'm so pleased I give them as gifts. Nuff said (Posted on 8/13/12)
Received my new Scarf before I left on my 2012 summer trip. I have been wearing a Buff neck gator for many years & miles. At first I was trying to find the best way for me to tie it on & make it comfortable. Once I figured that out WOW, what a great purchase! After 12 days & 3500 miles Im sold. Would buy again in a heart beat. (Posted on 7/25/12)
With the toasty weather so far, I've been running my Competition scarf under some water, throwing it in the freezer (for that instant chill as I first walk out to the bike); throwing on my RC or Vanson leathers, wrap-on the chilled scarf, and boom! Silky-smooth evaporap, good for an hour jaunt somewhere!
Can't wait to try in cooler weather! (Posted on 7/11/12)
Comfortable and oddly warm for it silkiness. You have to be a real man to pull off a white silk scarf in general company. Good news: Being white gets it dirty real quick.
Couple my chain-grease-stained scarf with a ratty scraped-up dual-sport and I can trick most strangers into thinking that I am that guy. (Posted on 4/13/12)