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Three handy items for travellers on the move

Skip soggy bottoms Built for the urban cyclist who wants to balance fashion and function, the Brooks Trouser Strap is a stylish way to pedal around town without the worry of grimy pant legs. Made of leather-covered, spring-loaded steel, it easily snaps into place. $27 (U.S.); adelineadeline.com

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Slim-fit jacket Combat soggy conditions and strong head winds in Aether Apparel’s the Transit. The slim-fitting cycling jacket has sealed seams, a waterproof zipper and a slightly elongated tail that adds extra coverage in downpours. Reflective fabric at the wrists and collar increases your visibility at night. $395 (U.S.); missionworkshop.com

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Stow it away For an extended outing on the trails, pack your gear in MEC’s Eldorado Hydration Daypack. Its multiple pockets are roomy enough to stow a helmet, extra clothes, a first aid kit, snacks and more. A contoured hip belt steadies your load even on steep descents. $85; mec.ca

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