12 Inspiring Outfit Ideas For Summer Bike Riding

In the summertime, the mode of transport we favor most is bike riding—and a number of fashionable cyclers seem to agree! But what exactly are you supposed to wear when you’re on a two-wheeler? Dress for comfort and style in a mix of relaxed basics, playful prints, and most important of all, chic yet appropriate footwear.

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    Whether you’re cruising the boardwalk or navigating the city’s concrete, there’s an outfit perfect for you. Ready to cycle with ease and elan? Click through our slideshow and get inspired!

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    PHOTO: Trop Rouge

    Christina Caradona

    Polish your outfit with a fitted fedora that won’t fly off as you’re cycling.

     

    Wearing: Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora ($175); Hudson Signature Jean Jacket ($198); & other stories dress.

     

    Site: Trop Rouge

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    Elin Kling

    Opt for streamlined trousers with a bit of stretch.

     

    Wearing: Elin Kling for Guess by Marciano Elsa Tee ($30) in White Clay; Acne pants; Celine bag and sunglasses.

     

    Site: Style By Kling

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    Ali Lagarde

    A mint cross-body bag punches up your outfit--and it’s the perfect hands-free solution.

     

    Wearing: Printed top; Ksubi jeans; Prada Saffiano Lux Mini Tote Bag ($1650); Rag & Bone Harper Moto Booties ($575).

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    PHOTO: Park & Cube

    Shini Park

    Choose a bike with a basket to hold all your fashionable accoutrements.

     

    Wearing: ASOS sweater and skirt; Marc Jacobs Fulton Large Satchel ($1350); Nike Free Run+3 Sneakers ($75); Johnstons Tartan Scarf ($27).

     

    Site: Park & Cube

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    PHOTO: Garance Dore

    Street Style

    Spice up a simple t-shirt and jean shorts with a lightweight knotted scarf.

     

    Get The Look: Calvin Klein Gathered V-Neck Slub T-Shirt ($30); Joe’s Jeans Rolled Shorts ($98); Peuterey Oblong Scarf ($59).

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    Natalie Joos

    Shade your eyes with a pair of chic oversized frames.

     

    Wearing: Karen Walker sunglasses; Osklen top and bag; vintage skirt; Loeffler Randall + SUNO shoes.

     

    Site: Tales of Endearment

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    PHOTO: afterDRK

    Sabrina Meijer

    Pair athletic sneakers with a cool daytime ensemble.

     

    Wearing: Linda Farrow sunglasses; Zara shirt; H&M Trend pants; New Balance shoes; Michael Kors watch.

     

    Site: afterDRK

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    Blair Eadie

    Match your bag to your bike for standout style.

     

    Wearing: Karen Walker Number One Sunglasses ($220); Equipment shirt; H&M dress; Celine purse; Bloch flats.

     

    Site: Atlantic-Pacific

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    Bette Franke

    Opt for an unfussy outfit in sleek skinnies and a relaxed tank top.

     

    Get The Look: Oak Jersey Tank ($27); Only Coated Skinny Jeans With Zip ($61).

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    Zhanna Romashka

    Combine an oversized t-shirt dress and flats for a laid-back look.

     

    Get The Look: Blackstone Why Tee ($44); Vera Wang Lara Flats ($123).

     

    Site: Only Stylish People

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    Anne-Catherine Frey

    There’s no need to ditch your heels! A pair of flatforms offers a comfortable ride without sacrificing height.

     

    Wearing: H&M shirt; Ralph Lauren shorts; Vivienne Westwood Anglomania platform shoes.

     

    Site: A Truly Intriguing Subject

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    Street Style

    Protect yourself from the elements with an on-trend camo jacket.

     

    Get The Look: The Gold Republic Camo Military Jacket ($55).

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Jersey Tank

Jersey Tank

Oak, $27
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Tartan Scarf

Tartan Scarf

Johnstons, $27
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Free Run+3 Sneakers

Free Run+3 Sneakers

Nike, $75
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Fulton Large Satchel

Fulton Large Satchel

Marc Jacobs, $1350
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Elin Kling for Guess by Marciano, $30
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Signature Jean Jacket

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Hudson, $198
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Floppy Brim Fedora

Floppy Brim Fedora

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Why Tee

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Blackstone, $44
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Number One Sunglasses

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Karen Walker, $220
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Camo Military Jacket

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The Gold Republic, $55
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Harper Moto Booties

Harper Moto Booties

Rag & Bone, $575
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Oblong Scarf

Peuterey, $59
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Rolled Shorts

Rolled Shorts

Joe's Jeans, $98
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Gathered V-Neck Slub T-Shirt

Gathered V-Neck Slub T-Shirt

Calvin Klein, $30
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Vera Wang, $123
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