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Commuter cycling gear and accessories | Gearminded.com

Summer season is coming to an end and it’s time for students to head back to campus. Mobility is crucial for college students and we’ve got the cycling essentials and accessories to ensure it – These lightweight and affordable cycling products provide the perfect pairing of modern style with mobility, all while maintaining that student budget!

Sunski | Yuba – $55

Sunksi-Yuba-Sunglasses

For the frisbee-throwing sunny days, pairing a subtle nose bridge with a timeless rounded square frame, the Yubas flawlessly blend versatility and style for a design that’s flattering on every face. Sunski’’s sunglasses also come polarized with a forever guarantee, and to make it even better, a fraction of the sale goes to an environmental non-profit.

Floyd’s Of Leadville | CBD Recovery Protein Supplement – $39.95

CBD protein

Level up your protein shake with the best recovery ingredient available. Floyd’s CBD Recovery Protein supplement contains no additives, no fillers, and is sweetened with organic sugar and Stevia. Use as either a nutritious start to busy day in a smoothie or within 30 minutes after a workout. Formulated to harness hemp’s secret weapon – CBD – the Floyd’s Of Leadville recovery protein helps support healthy recovery from any heavy exercise, or on campus activities!

We have been using this mix for the past week and thoroughly enjoy the sweet vanilla flavor. Not only has it helped reduce muscle fatigue after riding, it’s great for taking the edge off just enough to feel calm and collected. So far, it’s been easy on the stomach and hassle free to prepare with almond milk.

OTTO Design Works | OTTOLOCK V2 – $55 (18″ Cinch Lock), $65 (30″ Cinch Lock), $75 (60″ Cinch Lock)

OTTO V2 bike lock

The go-anywhere cinch lock that light enough for kids to carry, yet still a tough and durable solution to keep their bike, skis, skooter, [you name it] secure. Fun color choices and easy to use, make it convenient to throw in a backpack on the way to school. A number dial means no keys to lose for ultra-quick, temporary locking.

Urban Armor Gear | Trooper Series – $39.95

UAG phone case

The image of a phone with a cracked screen quickly comes to mind when thinking of friend’s phones, but the Trooper Series iPhone 8/7/6s/6 case by UAG has meets military drop-test standards with a feather-light impact resistant core that will keep your phone safe from accidents. To safe some pocket and provide convenient access, the case can hold up to 4 credit cards and is Apple Pay compatible.

DZR | Shift Grey Flat Pedal Shoe – $69

DZR Shift Grey

The design is rooted in urban street style, yet still maintains all performance elements that are non-negotiable for the urban dweller. The Shift has been co-designed among three world-renowned artists, Burrito Breath, Wakako and D Young. Each artist has designed the interior of the shoes in order to compliment the exterior design of the new Shift silhouette.

Thousand | Epoch Collection – $95

Thousand EPOCH

Made with distinct features that set it aside from traditional and bulky headgear, the clean, intuitive design (magnetic clipping of the strap that locks in) and beautiful detailing of the helmet offer a minimalistic look for the modern urban explorer.

Rumpl | El Puffy Blanket – $129

Rumpl El Puffy

Designed with the same technical materials found in premium sleeping bags and insulated puffy jackets. Utilizing a weather-resistant 20D ripstop nylon shell with DWR treatment, the blanket resists water, dirt, odor, pet hair, and other debris. The Puffy fits easily in an included stuff sack for quick storage or taking on the go. 

State Bicycle Co. | LaFleur 3 – 4130 CORE-LINE – $449

state bicycle co la fleur 3.0

The Signature LaFleur colorway is back in all of its magenta, cyan, white and black glory. Built with advanced geometry, next-level design, and flexibility to customize from top to bottom, this bike is perfect to meet the basic needs of getting around town, to-and-from class, and the casual weekend ride.

Hex Brand | Aspect Vessel Backpack Black/Matte – $49.95

Hex Brand backpack

You’ll never need to stuff things down a backpack that doesn’t fit all that you need. This backpack has a generous main storage compartment, a sunglass pocket and an interior laptop sleeve that are all perfect for once school begins.

Civic | The Frank Chino – $128

Civic Frank Chinos

Designed to outlast your day. The natural breathability of our custom Merino 4S allows them to thrive on crowded trains, open roads and sitting through class alike.

Mission Workshop | The District Quick Dry – $115

Mission Workshop | The District Quick Dry 

The District: Quick-dry is constructed from an Italian made open-knit dimensional-mesh that exponentially increases surface area to provide fast moisture transport and quick drying properties.

North St. Bags | Route Seven Pannier – $129

North St. bags Route Seven Pannier - Steel

Commute tested and tour proven, the Route Seven is a great addition to any outing – whether in a weatherproofed bike touring setup or trip to the grocery store. Pairs perfectly with our convertible backpack panniers for ergonomic balance and maximized carry space.

Route Seven Pannier - Steel

Pannier Specs:

Redesigned, handmade

Larger Capacity

Roll-top/Flap-down closure

Larger reflective ribbons, visible from all angles

Side-sleeve pockets for u-lock and bottle

All-new pannier setup

North St. modular pocket system

Waterproof

Fits up to 15″ laptops (sleeves sold separately)

6″ x 9″ at the base,  6″ x 12″ at the top, 16.5″ in height

1040 cu in (17.5 liters)

2.0 lbs  (907 grams)

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