The Bike Commuter Style Guide



If you’re like many these days, you are riding your bike to work, run errands, or just get around town. There are certain basics you need on the road, especially as the weather turns cooler. A rain jacket, insulated layer, sunglasses, bike helmet, and more… here are a few chic and functional essentials to ride in style!

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: PATAGONIA NANO-AIR VEST $199. The versatile Patagonia Nano-Air vest is an essential layer for any sporty activity. It’s warm and stretchy, with lightweight breathable insulation to keep you warm, dry, and comfortable — on and off the bike.

LINUS PRONTO 10 BICYCLE $895. Linus bikes appeal to that sophisticated rider looking for classic style at a reasonable price. The Linus Pronto 10 is their premium commuter, and features 10 speeds with a trigger shifter, all-weather hydraulic disc brakes, premium alloy tubing — all in a sleek Matte Meteor package.

VELOCIO RECON SNAP JACKET $289. From chilly trail rides to your everyday commute, the Recon Snap Jacket has the technical features you need in a bike jacket with casual style for all-day wear. The Pertex Quantum Air shell provides wind protection, water-resistance, and mobility in an ultralight stretch weave, with Polartec insulation for breathable warmth. Available for men and women.

THOUSAND CHAPTER MIPS HELMET $135. Thousand helmets integrate elevated protection and style as shown here in a matte navy with hand-painted tortoise shell visor. The Chapter features the ultimate in safety with brain protecting MIPS technology, a 50 lumen magnetic taillight, and a convenient PopLock opening to lock your helmet with your bike.

BROOKS ENGLAND DALSTON LEATHER-TRIMMED CANVAS BACKPACK $190. Brooks England cycling gear is made from durable, waterproof materials, so you don’t have to worry in wet weather about this Italian-made, handcrafted canvas and leather backpack. It features mutiple pockets inside and out, and a padded 13″ laptop sleeve.

URBAN AIR MASK 2.0 $75. The Urban Air Mask 2.0 introduces a new level of protection, comfort, and fit. With a sleek Scandinavian design, it features cutting-edge filter technology that protects against particles as small as 0.3µm, with breathability and airflow in a ventilation system engineered for the road.

SMITH ATTACK MAG PHOTOCHROMIC SUNGLASSES $259. Eye protection is essential on the road, and the photochromic Smith Attack Mag lenses go from clear to gray as light conditions change. They are smudge and moisture resistant with 100% UV protection. Glasses come with an extra set of rose lenses too.

OTTO LONDON URBAN PONCHO $100. On rainy days, the poncho is the way to go on and off the bike. The Otto Urban Poncho is made from a waterproof oxford nylon outer with a lightweight cotton lining. It features reflective piping edges, a waterproof two-way zip, inner pocket with zip, and stud snaps to make arm holes. Lots of fun colors are available too.

GIRO INFERNA GLOVE $40. As the temps get cooler, keep hand and fingers warm with these Polartec Windbloc bike gloves with microfleece lining that provide dexterity and touchscreen capability too. Reflective screen print polka dots across the entire backhand offer visibility with style.

CENTER: WALZ MERINO CYCLING CAPS $42.99. Worn under your helmet or just cruising around, Made in the USA Walz classic cycling caps are recognized worldwide for their exceptional quality, fit, warmth, and unique style!

BRANDT-SORENSON ULTRALIGHT PUFF SCARF $150. Yes, this stylish puffer scarf is made for cycling! Fully insulated it offers an extra layer of breathable warmth with a DWR coating that sheds light rain. Climashield Apex synthetic insulation stays warm when wet. Ultra compressible, the scarf stashes down to a palm size puff for a convenient layer of warmth anytime you need it!