As we live in a country that requires mandatory helmet wearing, we have an extra sartorial issue to grapple with compared to our northern hemisphere stylish cyclists – where do you put the pesky helmet when you’re off the bike?

These heavyweight cotton canvas totes/shoulder bags by Chester Wallace are funky, water resistant – and big enough to stuff your helmet inside.

At the moment you can buy them online from Canoe, although we’re toying with stocking them here at CycleStyle. What do you think?