Whether it is rain or shine – great gear will always make the ride. This wet weather gear guide has a few quick tips and tricks to keep you singing, and pedaling, in the rain.
For the Covert Commuter
The Slight Shirt Dress by NAU:
Wind- and water-resistant dress made out of a technically recycled polyester fabric, with a clean, flattering style that looks great indoor and out. The simple yet durable construction makes this jacket/dress as light as possible without compromising performance.
The Introvert Jacket by NAU:
This is a new kind of urban jacket created with a wind- and water-resistant organic cotton shell, and featuring a super high collar, shirttail hem and modified dolman sleeve.
An urban commuter’s dream bike bag, complete with neoprene laptop sleeve, stowable rain cover and reflective detailing. This is the bag that’s large enough for market or work. Two simple clips attach it to your bike; shoulder strap for off bike utility.
For the Hardcore Roadie
Element GT AS Jacket by GORE
A closet must-have for cyclists, this versatile and lightweight GORE-TEX Active Shell Element GT is the #1 jacket for every kind of bad weather. Guaranteed rain and wind protection in a lightweight also makes this jacket our go-to choice for touring.
Especially lightweight and compact overshoes feature GORE-TEX technology and are water/windproof, yet still breathable, ensuring warm feet even in bad weather.
For Lowlight Conditions
Helmet Cover by GORE
Gore Bike Wear’s Universal 2.0 GT Helmet Cover provides maximum comfort and protection during varied weather conditions. Breathable, GORE-TEX® technology is waterproof and windproof. The compact cover fits over your helmet and folds up small.
Escape Rain Jacket by Craft
The Escape Rain Jacket is a high viz traffic stopper as well as being completely wind- and waterproof, with zippered ventilation openings.
WINDSTOPPER® exterior, high visibilty and convertibility from jacket to vest – it doesn’t get more versatile than Gore Bike Wear’s Element AS Zip Off Jacket. It’s almost like having a multi-tool in your cycling kit. We like it!
Now that we’ve gone over gear – it’s time to do a little dancing.