Bike Style: 6 Rain Capes For Spring Bike Riding

It’s raining. It’s pouring. (and possibly snowing?) So forget juvenile, patterned rain boots, drugstore umbrellas, and your high school windbreaker. We’ve got just the right rain bike capes for spring bike riding that will stand up to the drizzle, and have got such great looks that you’ll be checking weather underground in hopes of seeing more chances of thunderstorms.

1.  Plaid Bike Rain Cape with 3M reflective piping for $250: TF Green is a traditional green Glen plaid with sharp 3M reflective piping. It is made of strong, waterproof (10K mm) microfiber with reliable Uretek zippers. Magnetic closures snap shut at armholes. Elastic thumb loops keep bike riders dry and secure. Classic look that’s built for performance from Cleverhood.

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2. La Maitresse for $230.00: A fully-lined raincoat to wear when the skies look threatening and you plan to bike.  The silhouette is long and lean to flatter your figure and keep your legs dry. Ruching on the back and a slightly tailored waist add a distinctively feminine touch.  The gently sloping hood is roomy enough for any hairstyle. The visor keeps your mascara from running in the rain while biking.

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3. Otto London Denim Bike Cape for $120: The Limited Edition Denim Urban Poncho by Otto London is a mastery of original cycling style. The outer and inner taped seams and lightweight cotton lining means the poncho acts as a cool jacket for warmer days, and once treated with waterproof wax it’s as watertight as its Urban Poncho companions.

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4. Waxed Cotton Cape for $130: Handmade in London from British medium-weight waxed cotton, this is cycling wear from the old-school. Unisex and in one-size-fits-all. It’s water-resistant, elegant and looks fab with boots, skinny jeans or leggings. Wear it on bike, on the street or to a festival. Bobbin_Bicycles_Waxed_Rain_Cape

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5. Red Rainproof Bike Cape for $40: An irresistibly cute bike poncho, Red Riding Hood style. Don’t let the unexpected rain stop you from cycling on. Rolled, it’s small enough to fit in your bike bag or basket.

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6. Como Bicycle Rain Cape for $12.00: Hooded raincoat, water resistant and protects your body from rain. Lightweight and easy to carry, one size fits most.The kick pleat neck with one button closure. A major bonus for keeping your hands and bum try.

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