The Urban Rider’s Cold Weather Commuting Kit

Aka, how to not put your bike in storage

By The Editors
November 20, 2015 9:00 am

It’s that time of the year again: every urban cyclist you know braving the cold to see how long he can make it before inevitably hanging up his trusty steed for the winter. The joy a rider derives from cold-weather cycling is directly proportionate to the ruggedness of his gear: you’re looking for warm and insulated but free from restraint, with the ability to turn it up when necessary. Below, a full-proof kit that looks good on and off the bike, whether you’re zipping over to the office or stopping by the pub.

Kitsbow Base Layer ($115) | Kitsbow Knicker Base Short ($265)

Chrome Industries Barrow Parka ($250) | Arc’Teryx Proxy Jacket ($249) | Cedar Cycling Standard Jersey Long Sleeve ($190)

Ministry of Supply Aviator 2 Pants ($138) | Outlier M-Back OGs ($265) | Mission Workshop Division Chino ($225)

Blaze Lazerlight ($190) | Rapha Winter Accessory Pack ($195)| The Hardcourt Mid Clipless Bike Shoe ($199)

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