Cold-Weather Caps For Moto Fans

Look cool but stay warm with our list of motorcycle-inspired headwear.

Gear up the right way for the weather with our varied selection of moto-inspired hats and caps.
Gear up the right way for the weather with our varied selection of moto-inspired hats and caps.Courtesy Pexels

That baseball cap isn’t going to do much in the way of keeping your dome warm. To properly combat the cold, check out this collection of cool-looking beanies and caps that will get your noggin toasty while still preserving your sense of style.

Are you a classic beanie guy? Do you prefer the pom style? Do you dig on earflaps? We shopped around to uncover different designs that’ll meet your personal needs and fashion sensibilities from the brands you love the most. Even if you’re just looking for an easily packable lid to wear once the helmet comes off, these will do the trick too.

Harley-Davidson Contrast Cuff Pom Knit Hat

Harley-Davidson Contrast Cuff Pom Knit Hat
Get your pom-pom on with this winter classic.Amazon

This H-D beanie may look super-cool, but it’ll keep your head nice and warm. The wide-rib style and the turn-up cuff along with the orange/black contrast colors give this number a timeless feel that’ll stay in style for years to come. This particular hat is not available in stores and can only be snagged online, so if you’re looking to gift one to your favorite riding buddy or to yourself, jump on ’em now, ’cuz there’s no saying how long they’ll last.

Pendleton Tracer Hat

Pendleton Tracer Hat
Channel your inner trapper with this cool bomber hat.Amazon

There are very few brands out there that carry the cred that Pendleton does, especially when it comes to outdoor wool clothing and accessories. The Tracer hat is a classic bomber-style cap with earflaps to better fight against cold weather. This hat also features a faux fur lining that really amps up the outdoor vibe while adding extra warmth and a slightly “untamed” appearance. When the weather heats up, the earflaps can be buttoned up out of the way until it cools down again. Pendleton offers a few different colors and pattern designs to choose from, so take a look and order your favorite.

Filson Watch Cap

Filson Watch Cap
Getting back to basics with quality materials and timeless style.Amazon

The watch cap style is a timeless style beanie made popular by its classic, utilitarian military aesthetic. Its simple construction has a basic fold-over, rib-knit cuff design and is usually only available in black, olive drab, and shades of brown. Filson, a timeless American heritage brand, has put its own spin on the watch cap-style beanie, and it doesn’t disappoint. This 100 percent wool hat is made right here in the USA, and can be hand-washed whenever it’s time to come clean. There are no secret functions or tricks to be had with this hat—it’s just a straight up classic cold-weather cap that will suit any rider’s style.

Norton Motorcycle Patch Beanie

Norton Motorcycle Patch Beanie
No frills, but all cool.Amazon

Norton riders will rejoice after seeing this cuff-style beanie from Lucky Brand. Its cool, no-frills design is simple enough to wear in any situation. Got a bad case of helmet hair? Throw this baby on. Weather feeling cold outside? This beanie will warm your head and ears in no time. If you’re looking for a righteous beanie that supports the brand of bike you ride on a daily basis, then search no further.

Carhartt Searchlight Hat

Carhartt Searchlight Hat
Classic Carhartt with a festive vibe.Amazon

Nothing says ready for the cold like a pom-style cap, and nothing says quality like Carhartt. The 100 percent acrylic rib-knit fabric is machine-washable, and there are multiple styles to choose from. There’s an outdoor-inspired design complete with hatchets and pine trees, and then there’s this cool, classy varsity style that will always be in season.

Stetson Hatteras Donegal Earflaps Cap

Stetson Hatteras Donegal Earflaps Cap
When you want to stand out from the rest of the beanie crowd.Amazon

Sure, beanies are cool and all when the mercury dips, but sometimes you need a hat with a slightly more sophisticated sense of style. Stetson has built a reputation for making quality hats for the gentlemanly crowd for decades now, and this flat-cap style lid definitely falls in line with the level of quality you’d come to expect from the brand. This hat is constructed from 100 percent virgin wool with a cotton interior lining, and the handy earflaps will definitely be your favorite feature when you’re out in the chilly air. With four colors to choose from, you’ll be dressed to kill matter which one you choose.