The Commuter Issue
By Jeremy Berger
on 3.27.14

Commuting by bike is more than just getting from A to B on a two-wheeler. It’s a lifestyle chosen by a community that includes everyone from spandex-clad hardos on race machines to models in sundresses riding Dutch-style step-thrus. The ever-growing population of commuters is becoming yet more inclusive with bike share programs from Providence to Sacramento. If you’re thinking about joining the fold, you’ll need the essentials: bike, helmet, lights, lock and a handsome leather wine bottle carrier. We’ve got it all in this Kit, plus much more.

COMMUTER GEAR: Wilier Pontevecchio: $800 | Light & Motion Commuter Combo 700: $250 | IceDot Crash Sensor: $150 | Bontrager Lithos: $100 | Giro CA Ride Crew Pockets: $120 | Rapha Hooded Wind Jacket: $300 | Outlier 60/30 Chino: $225 | Ignoble Della Sling: $200 | Quoc Pham Fixed: $200 | Spurcycle Bell: $35 | Specialized Air Tool Road Flex Pump: $40 | Lezyne RAP 6 Multi-Tool: $10 | Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lock: $100 | Bicibands: $40 | Oopsmark Leather Wine Rack: $34 | Brooks Trouser Strap: $25 | The Ride Journal: $24