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Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava

Customer Product Reviews

4.5 Stars from 29 reviews

Our price $11.07 $19.95
Showing 1 - 20 of 29
Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 25, 2020

Not as impressive as its made out to be.

I got the smaller size as other reviews state the large is prone to slipping and blocking vision. It was a tight fit but not particularly uncomfortable. The opening for your eyes is smaller than you think, and it does not form nicely over your nose as the photos would suggest which makes it a little uncomfortable in that area. Elsewhere it is comfortable, but I found it to not be entirely windproof as I would have hoped for, and the reason for buying it! I felt the cold more than with a standard woolly balaclava, perhaps because it sits tighter against your skin. The biggest flaw I have found though is that it muffles out noise from the bike and its surroundings, but seriously exaggerates the wind noise through the fabric. So much so I choose not to wear it anymore because of the constant loud noise in my ears at anything over about 15mph. It is totally unbearable above 45mph. I had to take it off and put up with the cold.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 23, 2020

Good Balaclava

Good wind breaking on the neck. I have a size small lid and this fits nice and snug. Bonus Covid face covering at fuel stops with a flip-up.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 18, 2020


Nice and comfortable.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 12, 2020

Fantastic winter accessory

Really good bit of kit, the large neck on it keeps it tucked under clothing very well, can't feel any wind on my neck and it fits under my helmet perfectly fine. Very cosy too

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
October 31, 2020


Just the job now the weather is changing

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
October 28, 2020

Great quality and value balaclava.

Excellent value for money and quality product. Good fit I ordered a small for a medium sized helmet. Snug fit and doesn't slip or move once helmet is on. Eyelet is a fraction small but probably feels this way until I get used to wearing it. Head and neck are kept nice and warm.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
October 6, 2020

Fit ok

I think, good to have for winter time

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
September 28, 2020


Smaller neck area than looks on the picture but tbh kept me warm and dry. Good value

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
September 15, 2020

Comfortable and warm

Takes all the chill off on colder days, well worth the money.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
July 2, 2020

Amazing materials

My one fits snugly round my head and doesn't move at all. Space age materials. This little cracker will be going with me on every trip. Just the thing for a chilly Scottish morning !!!

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
April 30, 2020

Quality product at a great price

Having read the other reviews i was satified that this was a quality product, which is required as may others i have purchased stretch out of shape and become unusable. I decided on a large, i am a meduim in helmet size, due to some reviews stating the eye hole was small. It fits well and is very comfortable as helmet lining is forgiving; i found it does not move once the helmet is on. The eye hole is ok for myself, as it is elasticated it can be fettled and stretched a bit. The photo is acurate as to how it fits around the eye. If you wear glasses, the glasses will naturally stretch the eye hole wider. Typical Sportsbikeshop service, briliant.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
January 5, 2020

I should have brought this years ago

I love the wind proofing of this. I will probably even give it a go come summer as it just makes life so much more comfortable and as a by product warmer. my helmet fits perfectly and this doesn't move underneath, I just adjust the aperture through my visor before riding off and it stays put. Oxford, not the best looking but very effective.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 20, 2019

Great for the price

Seems to work well, Only issue being that it can move - did a lifesaver and it stretched/moved meaning it covered one of my eyes when I looked forward.. pretty dangerous but then that might be more down to my helmet fit. Only does it if my lifesaver is quite aggressive Other than that - great

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 15, 2019

Can't do lifesavers properly but overall warm

I purchased this because I wanted the solve the problem of misting in my helmet. It has more or less solved the misting problem but it created a lifesaver problem. I need to turn my head more since the balaclava blocks my vision a bit. I sewed it to create a bigger space for my eyes. But apart from this, the balaclava is warm, covers most of the face, keeps my skin from drying up.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 13, 2019

Perfect for chilly mornings!

Perfect fit, very warm, quality is excellent! much quieter ride!

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 12, 2019

Excellent product and service

Fantastic balaclava after wasting a lot of money alternatives exactly what it says on the tin love it came earlier than arranged as well so double bonus ive found the service from this company 1st class trustworthy

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 11, 2019

Beats the chill so far

Keeps the chill out, as promised. I wear medium helmets and got the small balaclava. It's very snug and takes a little adjustment to align the hole but when it's in place, it's so comfortable that I don't notice it.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
November 8, 2019

Good materials, small eye-hole

The materials are awesome and it feels good to the touch. The slit for the eyes is too small though. I wear helmet XS and order a S Balaclava - it prevents me from seeing well and goes into my eyes so badly, that I won't be able to use it if I don't slice it a bit more or something.

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
October 25, 2019

Great and warm.

This will keep you really warm in winter conditions. Quality is excellent against the price. So, no doubt buy and use it!

Oxford ChillOut Essential Balaclava
October 1, 2019

Best one I've owned!

This is ideal for me as I have a long neck. With other balaclavas I've had to compromise between having my neck covered or my nose covered. I got this in a large (I wear a large AGV or Davida lid if that helps give some scale) and it covers my full face apart from the eyes nicely but also covers my full neck and tucks in well to my jacket so there are no drafts. Keeps me warm and dry as well!

PLEASE NOTE: The views and opinions expressed in the above reviews are solely those of the author and are not necessarily representative of the views of SPORTSBIKESHOP LTD.