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100 Gifts for the Commuter

From Cyclist Drink Accessories to Honest Alcoholic Travel Mugs

— December 18, 2014 — Tech
Gifts for the commuter in your life have to be practical, because, let's face it: a hellish commute means a hellish day.

Commuting is enough to be the bane of anyone's existence. Whether you're being squished between 100 other people on some form of public transit, stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in the downtown core or braving the elements, rain or shine, on your bicycle, there's a lot of things that can go wrong during your morning trek to work.

Luckily, there are plenty of products specially designed to make the process a little easier. You can gift the commuter in your life with everything from a cyclist drink holder to an expandable backpack to a lunchbox maki set.
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Route-Optimizing Predictive Tech
Route-Optimizing Predictive Tech
Ford Uses the Google Prediction API to Customize One's Route
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Stylishly Functional Backpacks
Stylishly Functional Backpacks
The Nomad Backpack Effortlessly Blends Style & Functionality
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Signaling Bicycle Bracelets
Signaling Bicycle Bracelets
The Intelligent Blinker Lets Cyclists Flash Turn Signals
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97
Disease-Fighting Lunch Boxes
Disease-Fighting Lunch Boxes
This Smart Lunch Box Design Conveniently Reminds Kids to Use Wet Naps
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96
Anti-Germ Transit Jackets
Anti-Germ Transit Jackets
The Germinator Jacket Protects You From Germs On Public Transit
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95
Toronto Commuter Couture
Toronto Commuter Couture
Jimmy Choo's TTC Clutch Will Be Available at Their Yorkdale Location
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94
Discreet Comfortable Earplugs
Discreet Comfortable Earplugs
EarPeace Offers Quality Ear Protection Associated with Music Events
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93
Sociable Bluetooth Headphones
Sociable Bluetooth Headphones
These Music-Sharing Headphones Make Listening a Social Experience
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92
Mini Boombox Audio Systems
Mini Boombox Audio Systems
The Boom Boom Go Speaker by Donkey Products is Retro-Themed
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91
App-Connected Travel Bags
App-Connected Travel Bags
This Smart Carry-On Bag Eases the Hassle of Traveling
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90
Theft-Proof Backpacks
Theft-Proof Backpacks
The RiutBag Has No Zips On Its Outer Shell
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89
Sweat-Proof Headphones
Sweat-Proof Headphones
The Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones are Ready for All Conditions
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88
Designer Shearling Backpacks
Designer Shearling Backpacks
Christopher Raeburn Creates a Rugged Chic Design for Stylish Students
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87
Portable Hot Sauces
Portable Hot Sauces
The Sriracha Keychain Ensures People Never Suffer from a Bland Meal
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86
Self-Driving Swedish Cars
Self-Driving Swedish Cars
Volvo is Testing a Fleet of Autonomous Cars for its 'Drive Me' Campaign
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Mileage-Based Insurance Plans
Mileage-Based Insurance Plans
Metromile Pay-Per-Mile Service Saves Helps Drivers Save Money
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84
Lightning-Connected Headphones
Lightning-Connected Headphones
The Philips Fidelio M2L is the First Lightning-Equipped Headphone
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83
Durable Vinyl Bags
Durable Vinyl Bags
Holly Aiken Bags are Made with Vinyl That's Virtually Indestructable
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82
Coffee-Filtering Travel Mugs
Coffee-Filtering Travel Mugs
The Minibru Coffee Mug is an Easy Way to Make French Press Coffee
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81
Monstrous Disney Purses
Monstrous Disney Purses
These Disney Monsters, Inc. Bags are Great for Back to School
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80
Minimalist Smart Headphones
Minimalist Smart Headphones
The Samsung Level Over Headphones Offer Great Sound and Comfort
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79
Energy-Storing Recycled Rucksacks
Energy-Storing Recycled Rucksacks
These Solar Backpacks Help South African Students Do Homework
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78
Aerosol Can Travel Mugs
Aerosol Can Travel Mugs
The Just Mustard Canned Bottles Resemble Spray Paint Containers
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77
Chromatic Beat Blasters
Chromatic Beat Blasters
The Beats by Dr. Dre Colr Mixr collection Blends Color and Function
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76
Battery Beverage Bottles
Battery Beverage Bottles
Power Up Travel Mugs Keep You Juiced-Up While on the Go
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75
Triangular Sport Backpacks
Triangular Sport Backpacks
The Modular Offpiste Bag Allows Unrestricted Movement
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Galactic Feline Backpacks
Galactic Feline Backpacks
The Dark Star Kitty Backpack is Perfect for Back-to-School
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Reflective Cyclist Acessories
Reflective Cyclist Acessories
The Cyclist Bag Collection by Julie Thissen Protects in Style
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72
Breakfast Tart Containers
Breakfast Tart Containers
The Pop Tart Container Neatly Holds Two Baked Tarts for a Later Snack
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Backpack Electric Vehicles
Backpack Electric Vehicles
This Electric Skateboard-Like Contraption Fits in a Backpack
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Singing Travel Mugs
Singing Travel Mugs
The Sony SRS-V500IP Speaker System with PMP Dock Comes to the USA
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69
Charitable Printed Backpacks
Charitable Printed Backpacks
Be Pack's Canvas Backpacks Provide Education and Meals for Kids
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68
LED-Integrated Sportswear
LED-Integrated Sportswear
The Utope Sporty Supaheroe Jacket is Futuristic
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67
Shoulder-Bearing Bike Carriers
Shoulder-Bearing Bike Carriers
The Bike Lift&Carry; Makes Cycle Transport an Easy Feat
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66
Multifunctional Heating Devices
Multifunctional Heating Devices
This Hand Warmer From Canoe Charges Your Phone and Lights the Way
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65
Hygiene-Promoting Lunchboxes
Hygiene-Promoting Lunchboxes
The Compleat Clean Comes with a Whiteboard and Sanitary Towel Holder
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64
Artisanally Sleek Skateboards
Artisanally Sleek Skateboards
This Oak Hand-Made Skateboard is Likely to Become Your New Obsession
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Cable Travel Bags
Cable Travel Bags
These Handy Cable Organizer Bags Keep Traveling with Tech Tidy
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Custom 3D-Printed Earbuds
Custom 3D-Printed Earbuds
Normals Makes Bespoke Earbuds with Photos Takes by its App
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Clever Drink-Stamping Keychains
Clever Drink-Stamping Keychains
Claim Your Can with This Handy 2-in-1 Keychain
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60
Waterproof Rubber Backpacks
Waterproof Rubber Backpacks
Hunter Creates a Knapsack Design Based off its Popular Rain Boot
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Minimalist Designer Headphones
Minimalist Designer Headphones
The Parrot Zik 2.0 by Philippe Starck is Available in Bright Colors
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58
Photography-Inspired Coffee Mugs
Photography-Inspired Coffee Mugs
This Camera Lens Coffee Cup is Picture Perfect
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Clasped USB Cuffs
Clasped USB Cuffs
These MoH Bands Turn Electronic Devices into Accessories
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Electricity-Generating Backpacks
Electricity-Generating Backpacks
The GO Kin Backpacks Generate Electricity from Walking and Hiking
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Luxurious Leather Backpacks
Luxurious Leather Backpacks
These 3.1 Phillip Lim Bags Make School Fashion Incredibly Dapper
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Monochromatic Metal Bicycles
Monochromatic Metal Bicycles
These Luxurious SikSilk Bike Designs are a Limited Edition Product
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Bicycle Traffic Sensors
Bicycle Traffic Sensors
The Veloloop Helps Bicycles Trigger Traffic Light Sensors
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Desktop Headphone Hooks
Desktop Headphone Hooks
The Kancha 0.2 for iMac is a Great Way to Store Audio Accessories
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Metropolitan Commuter Bicycles
Metropolitan Commuter Bicycles
The Canyon Commuter 7.0 Bike Design is Ideal for City Riding
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Hand-Painted Bike Helmets
Hand-Painted Bike Helmets
This Bike Helmet Series Will Express Your Individuality on Your Commute
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49
Defiantly Eco Chalkboard Mugs
Defiantly Eco Chalkboard Mugs
These Travel Mugs are Definitely Not of the Paper Variety
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48
Futuristic Sportswear Fashion
Futuristic Sportswear Fashion
The Adidas x Tom Dixon Collection is Designed for Modern Travelers
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Compact Compressable Bikes
Compact Compressable Bikes
The Kit Bike is a Compact Bike Design That Folds Up into a Bag
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Traveling Backpack Keychains
Traveling Backpack Keychains
This Cute Camping Knapsack Keychain Design is Ideal for Explorers
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45
Temperature-Indicating Travel Mugs
Temperature-Indicating Travel Mugs
Nohot Cup Makes it Impossible to Drink from When it's Scalding
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Architectural Outdoor Initiatives
Architectural Outdoor Initiatives
Gernot Riether Creates This Eye-Catching Underwood Pavilion
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Urban Compact Bikes
Urban Compact Bikes
The T Series by VANMOOF is Meant for Those Living in the City
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Stylish Hand-Warming Mugs
Stylish Hand-Warming Mugs
The Kate Spade Travel Mug is Feminine and Glamorous
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Maintenance-Free Bicycles
Maintenance-Free Bicycles
The Priority Bike Sells Affordable Bicycles That Require No Up-Keep
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Arcade-Inspired Coffee Sleeves
Arcade-Inspired Coffee Sleeves
The Power Cozy is the Perfect Item for Any Geeky Gamer
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Airtight Snack Packs
Airtight Snack Packs
The Vacuum Lunchbox Keeps Your Mobile Meal at the Ideal Temperature
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Style-Conscious Cycling Bags
Style-Conscious Cycling Bags
The Nanamica Cycling Pack is the Perfect Carryall for Bike Travellers
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Luxe Designer Headphones
Luxe Designer Headphones
The Marc by Marc Jacobs x Urbanears Collection is Inspired by Nature
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Expandable Pleated Backpacks
Expandable Pleated Backpacks
Steven Enns' Leather Backpack Design Expands and Contracts Naturally
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Vitange Travel Mugs
Vitange Travel Mugs
This Wooden Thermos Set Satisfies Your Fashion and Beverage Needs
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Discouraging Personal Diaries
Discouraging Personal Diaries
The Perpetual Disappointments Diary Features a Hilarious Redesign
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Cyclist Drink Accessories
Cyclist Drink Accessories
The Bookman Cup Holder Ensures that People Can Bike with Hot Drinks
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Travel Coffee Kits
Travel Coffee Kits
This Compact Coffee-Making Kit is Designed for Use on the Go
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Accessible Swinging Backpacks
Accessible Swinging Backpacks
The wolffepack Can Be Swung Around To Your Chest
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Untoppling Travel Mugs
Untoppling Travel Mugs
The Mighty Travel Mug Can't be Tipped Over
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Perfectly Practical Thermoses
Perfectly Practical Thermoses
The Copo Coffee Flask Ticks All of the Busy Java Drinker's Criteria
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Seatbelt-Buckled Messenger Bags
Seatbelt-Buckled Messenger Bags
Chrome Industries Messenger Bags are Built for the Concrete Jungle
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Powerful Charger Backpacks
Powerful Charger Backpacks
TYLT's Energi+ Power Backpack Charges Three Devices on the Go
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Lightweight Commuter Bicycles
Lightweight Commuter Bicycles
The Viks Bike is Made From Several Hollowed Tubes
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Stylishly Foldable Bicycles
Stylishly Foldable Bicycles
The Gi-Bike is a Convenient Commuter Bike That Folds Up to Save Space
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Retro Electric Bicycles
Retro Electric Bicycles
The Otocycle is Inspired Bikes of the Fifties
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Portable Coffee Contraptions
Portable Coffee Contraptions
The Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Includes a Mug, Pot and French Press
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Chemical-Free Sustainable Mugs
Chemical-Free Sustainable Mugs
These Sustainable Coffee Mugs are Stylish and Eco-Friendly
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Stylishly Compact Commuter Satchels
Stylishly Compact Commuter Satchels
The booq Boa Nerve Packs Everything into One Rugged Design
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Compact Coffee Dispensers
Compact Coffee Dispensers
Perk Yourself Up at Anytime with the Handpresso Portable Coffee Machine
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Honest Alcoholic Travel Mugs
Honest Alcoholic Travel Mugs
This Vodka Coffee Mug Will Have People Guessing What You're Drinking
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Retro Roadster Java Cups
Retro Roadster Java Cups
Hot Rod Heated Travel Mug Keeps Coffee Warm '50s Style
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See-Through Insulated Mugs
See-Through Insulated Mugs
The Bobble Hot Travel Mug is a Practical Way to Carry Drinks On-the-Go
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Portable Cup Casings
Portable Cup Casings
Geode by Industrial Drinkware Instantly Makes Your Beverage Travel-Friendly
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Peephole Reversing Spy Tools
Peephole Reversing Spy Tools
These Clever Accessories Will Be Key to Your Espionage Activities
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Backup Phone Accessories
Backup Phone Accessories
The Talkase is a Super Slim Mobile Phone That's Also an iPhone Case
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Jarred Juice Lids
Jarred Juice Lids
The Cuppow Mason Jar Sippin' Lids are Country-Inspired
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Collapsible Coffee Cups
Collapsible Coffee Cups
The Compresso Collapsible Travel Mug is Perfect for Small & Tight Spaces
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Compartmentalizing Canister Cups
Compartmentalizing Canister Cups
The BNTO Canning Jar Lunchbox Adaptor Easily Sections a Jar
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Accordion Takeout Containers
Accordion Takeout Containers
The Pack Away Lunchbox Compresses as You Gradually Pick Away Inside
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9
Imperial Guard Coffee Cups
Imperial Guard Coffee Cups
Drink in Intergalactic Style with the Star Wars Stormtrooper Travel Mug
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Automatic-Infusing Mugs
Automatic-Infusing Mugs
The Time Your Tea Thermos Steeps Your Beverage to Perfection
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Lifestyle Suited Lunchboxes
Lifestyle Suited Lunchboxes
The NuLunch Ceramic Dish Set is Compact and Microwave-Safe
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Eco Infusing Cups
Eco Infusing Cups
The Portable Brewing Mug Prepares Your Morning Beverage On the Go
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Chic Ceramic Cups
Chic Ceramic Cups
The One-o-One Travel Mug by Hangar Design is Named After a Skyscraper
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Portable Stovetop Substitutes
Portable Stovetop Substitutes
The Bento Steamer is a Lunchbox with Cooking Capabilities
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Bipolar Portable Mugs
Bipolar Portable Mugs
The 'It's Up to You' Coffee Cup Stores Cold and Hot Contents at Once
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Lunchbox Maki Makers
Lunchbox Maki Makers
The Wakasu Portable Sushi Maker Molds Homemade Meals into Fun
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Mobile Meal Organizers
Mobile Meal Organizers
The Dabba Lunchbox Improves Transport, Portion Control and Presentation
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