If you're not put off by the price then the Bellroy Element Sleeve wallet is a good minimalistic option. It carries the essentials only, so if you like to carry everything including the kitchen sink then maybe look else where (or for other options in the range)
Keeps contents dry
Slim and lightweight
Not totally practical
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This Bellroy Elements Sleeve wallet is a good option for any budding cyclist who, like me, uses one wallet for everything and doesn’t like bulk.
There's enough to carry on a ride - energy gels, tubes, mini pump - without adding unnecessarily to the load in your pockets.
The leather is water-resistant and with a foldable lip it’s able to protect all your items from the elements effectively without sacrificing quick access to important cash or cards, thanks to the use of a separate pocket.
Keep riding, evern when it's raining
There is even a small key pocket included, although it was too small for my keys.
Being bulk-free and fairly small in size — 10cm x 7.4cm — it’s only big enough to carry essentials; coins will need to be carried separately.
With a three-year warranty to boot, you can’t go too far wrong.
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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.