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About Two Wheel Gear

Two Wheel Gear - Team

We believe every great day starts with a bike ride. 

If you choose to commute on two wheels, we are here to help you.

Two Wheel Gear makes extraordinary gear for extraordinary people. All you have to do is ride a bike.

Two Wheel Gear - The Foundation

It all started with a borrowed sewing machine and a little help from Craig's mother-in-law. Craig Coulombe (geophysicist) and Ken MacLean (entrepreneur) invented the first "bike suit bag" in Calgary, Canada in 1999.

The goal was to merge the functionality of a travel garment bag with a bike pannier. Eliminate the sweaty back and invent a wrinkle free bag for taking their suits to work. What they created became a classic.

Read the full story of the first bicycle suit bike

Two Wheel Gear - Ken and Craig

Two Wheel Gear - The Evolution

In 2010, Reid Hemsing started working with Ken and Craig to build the Two Wheel Gear brand in Calgary, AB.

He purchased the small company in 2012 and spent the next three years gathering feedback and insights from the core group of early adopters. He designed, prototyped and tested a new school of commuting bags out of the basement workshop and gained valuable early traction in the Calgary corporate locker rooms.

Since 2014, Two Wheel Gear has been based in the coastal mountains of Vancouver, BC with a global family of commuters sharing in the journey. We strive to create the highest quality gear for anyone that travels on two wheels.

Two Wheel Gear - Photography Studio


Two Wheel Gear - The Community

Two Wheel Gear - Community of Bike Commuters

Our Mission

To design and manufacture the world's best hybrid gear for commuting on two wheels. We team up with organizations and stakeholders to remove the barriers for bike commuters.

Our Vision

A united global network of bike commuters.



We started out in the basement workshop making bags by hand. We focus on doing one thing at a time amazingly well. Our design philosophy is simple: make the best gear possible for biking to work.


Bike commuting is an adventure. Weather, traffic and obstacles along the way. You need to trust in your gear. We use the best materials, construction and functional design thinking to overcome anything you encounter along the ride.


Each Two Wheel Gear piece is designed with a commuter-first approach. We believe that panniers are best for carrying gear on the bike and should be balanced with organization and intelligent off bike carry functionality. 


Visit Us (By Appointment)

Our office is based in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver.

Please email or call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Two Wheel Gear

119 West Pender Street
Suite #414  
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1S5

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