09 May '11, 9am

Do you bike commute to work? Smart ways to dress

Do you bike commute to work? Smart ways to dress

First off, in addition to paying careful attention to the weather, I’d explore your options for changing and storing clothing at your new office. Many (although not enough) workplaces have become cyclist-friendly. In addition to offering bike racks, some have amenities like storage lockers or cubbies, dedicated bike commuter changing rooms, etc. Just don’t expect a “cyclist lounge” with a plunge pool, sponge bath stations and laundry area. In a perfect world, office parking lots would be downsized and converted to make room for the needs of bike commuters, but we’ve got a ways to go. So before you show up on your first day with three pairs of shoes and a week’s worth of button-downs, I’d suss out what amenities, if any, are available on-site. And if your new workplace is decidedly un-cyclist-friendly, team up with a couple of other bike commuters in the office and make you...

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