• Mission Workshop

    Orion Ultralight Waterproof Jacket

    Mission Workshop's Orion jacket has been built from the ground up to withstand the daily pressures of cycling. Lightweight and packable, the waterproof, taped-seam jacket is seen here in a limited edition safety orange colorway.

  • Knog

    Silicone Gekko Light

    Knog's innovative bike light has a burn time of up to 220 hours and comes in a variety of colors to fit in with any bike design.

  • Outlier

    Slim Dungarees

    Outlier's high-tech take on jeans is made from a modern nylon/poly/elastane blend which is highly stain and water resistant, as well as being tough enough to withstand the strain of a cycling commute, while still remaining slim and stylish enough to wear on a night out.

  • Bellroy

    Elements Travel Wallet

    Bellroy's innovative travel wallet has enough room for iPhone, passport, keys, cash, cards and even has an internal travel pen. Ideal for cyclists worried about essentials spilling from pockets and bags.

  • Rapha

    Cycling Cap

    Rapha's iteration of the classic cycling cap has been constructed from a breathable, water-repellent fabric, with anti-bacterial tape on the inside for when things get sweaty.

  • Levi's

    Commuter 511 Jeans

    Levi's jeans for the urban cyclist have been constructed from dirt and water-resistant denim, with reflective tape on interior cuffs and a stretch fabric for long-lasting wear.

  • Le Coq Sportif

    Chronic Windbreaker Jacket

    This hooded soft-shell jacket from Le Coq Sportif's cycling line comes with an ultra-light mesh lining, with a bold two-tone colorway for wear on the street as well as on the bike.

  • ICNY

    Reflective Performance Socks

    ICNY's stylish take on typically stale and bland performance wear sees these performance socks given a bold polka-dot pattern.

  • Galtani x The Stowe

    Bike Lock Holster

    Galtani have collaborated with The Stowe on the production of this oiled buffalo leather holster, designed to wear with jeans to store a U-lock while riding. Sure to age beautifully as well as being practical.

  • Brooks

    Picadilly Day Pack

    This versatile bag from Brooks can be worn either as a backpack or carried by hand for a more formal feel. Crafted from full-grain leather, it can hold up to a 15" Macbook Pro and has room for accessories in the flat-zip pouch, with a practical strap system for wearing while cycling.

Bikes July, 21 2014

Buyer’s Guide: 10 Cycling Essentials

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Bicycles and bike culture have exploded in popularity in recent years with more cyclists on the roads and more cycling products available than ever. The often dry and stale world of performance clothing has grown to include innovative biking solutions and beautifully designed products that will look just as stylish on foot as they will on a bike. We have compiled a selection of goods that will serve you well whether you’re on a short commute or a long trek, from stylish performance clothing to handy accessories.