Fun Yet Functional Bike Commuter Wear

commute wear

Now that the major rains have stopped, I am trying to use my bike more to commute around Marin as well as into the city. As I don’t want to rock up to meetings wearing full spandex, I sought out some pieces that not only look professional, but also offer the performance (mainly sweat wicking) I have come to expect from bike clothes. Here are a couple of my go-to fun yet functional bike commute outfits.

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The Gregory Alpinisto Gets a Full Update

Gregory Alpinisto

One to add to the wish list for next year’s ice climbing season, the updated Alpinisto from Gregory is your full featured alpine workhorse. Gregory made sure that the pack will quickly adapt to different activities, whether it be ice climbing, ski touring or alpine climbing/mountaineering. A new suspension system offers extra stability when traveling over uneven terrain and heavy load distribution without limiting your movement.

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The Ski Suit You Need For An All-In Après

Tipsy Elves

Believe me when I tell you that you will be the envy of every single person at the bar when you show up for après time wearing anything from Tipsy Elves. Selling everything from ugly ski sweaters to retro one piece ski suits, these guys have a corner on 80s nostalgia gear. And then some.

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Fat Biking With Lola at Tahoe Donner

Lola pink boots

I’ve always wanted to take Lola on a fat biking adventure. I finally got my chance last week thanks to both our incredible snow season in the Sierra and Tahoe Donner Cross Country with its fat bike AND dog-friendly trail policies. We rented bikes right from the resort, but given how much fun Lola had, I can already see n+1 come into effect sooner rather than later.

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