We run the Brooks Team Professional saddle on our commuters because the supple leather shell is plenty cushy for taking it easy, while the trim silhouette is aggressive enough for stoplight sprints.
The Top 8 Commuter Accessories for 2012 | Club Ride Go West
Perfect urban camouflage, the Club Ride Go West jersey is a breathable technical piece with underarm vents and hidden storage pockets. It looks like a trendy western button-up, complete with contrast stitching and pearled snaps.
The Top 8 Commuter Accessories for 2012 | Topeak JoeBlow Max HP
A sturdy and well-priced floor pump that can inflate all your toys, Topeak’s JoeBlow Max HP works with both presta and Schraeder valves and comes with adaptors for balls and pool toys.
With a totally cush and simple Auto Loc fit system and a removable fabric cycling-cap-style visor, the Giro Reverb helmet will keep you safe on city streets without looking like some plastic tumor on your head.
Swrve Blk Label
Roomy through the thighs for quick action in traffic, trim at the ankles to avoid chain mangling, with a gusseted crotch and articulated knees, Swrve Blk Label jeans are the best-cut pants we’ve found for cyclists.
Ortlieb Downtown QL3
Ortlieb’s Downtown QL3 is the ideal commuter pannier: waterproof, durable, quick on and off your rack (thanks to a smart new mounting system), and slick enough to double as a briefcase.
Kuat Bottle Lock
The Kuat Bottle Lock, which provides discreet security by way of a retractable five-foot cable and lock tucked inside a bottle-shaped canister, is a clever solution to the age-old dilemma of how to carry a lock.