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8 of the Best Alternative Commuter Jackets

Bold commuter jackets with a tonne of character.

The quintessential mac for everyday cycling about town, the Cambridge Raincoat Company’s Poppy Red Retro Raincoat is the perfect accompaniment to a classic Dutch bike. Made in England, the coat is highly water resistant, windproof and breathable, and is long enough to keep your knees dry (plus there’s an inside tab button on the front panel to spot it blowing open). When you’re on the bike, the cuff straps and back belt can be reversed to reveal reflective details. Other colours and styles are also available.

Price: £175, available from Cambridge Raincoats.


[part title=” Rapha Women’s Lightweight Bomber Jacket”]

Bring some street style to your riding with Rapha’s latest jacket, the Women’s Lightweight Bomber Jacket. Soft and silky, the Bomber is finished with an urban aesthetic. It’s breathable, windproof, quick drying and has a water-resistant treatment for weather protection. Discreet functionality includes a drop-down hi-vis storm tail and windstopper cuffs that can be folded away when not riding, plus a patch pocket on the back and two concealed zippered pockets on the front.

Price: £190, available from Rapha.


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