11 Bike accessories to make your commute a whole lot easier
By cycling to work, you’re helping the world get a little greener and you’re staying healthier. Here are some accessories to make your journey even better.
- Why should you bike to work? Apart from helping you combat traffic and reach your destination faster, every hour spent cycling also adds one more hour to your life.
- How should you store your bike when not in use? You can either opt for a fancy bike hook or go for a foldable bike instead.
- Can you bring your bike indoors without the dirt? Storing your bike indoors is safe but it usually brings a mess. Use the Velo Sock to keep your floors clean at all times.
Traveling by bike is not only good for the environment but also your health. Depending on the city you live in and the traffic around you, it can also make your commute even shorter.
But, commuting on a bike isn’t as easy as simply riding a bike. There are lots of things to consider. From navigating through ever-changing traffic to protecting your wheels, these bike accessories are a must.
Morpher Flat Folding Bicycle Helmet
First and foremost, you have to be safe while you ride your bike. This innovative helmet protects your noggin without cramping your on the go needs. When it’s not in use, the helmet folds down flat for easy storage.
Why we love it: It’s practical yet protective giving you no excuse not to wear a helmet.
101 Bike Bag by Posh Projects
An absolute must for any bike commuter, this sleek bag hangs off the top tube. As a result, you can stash all your everyday carry items and keep them out of your way.
Why we love it: When you get to your destination, you can easily remove the bag and carry it anywhere.
SEATYLOCK Anti-Theft Bicycle Saddle
Combining two bike essentials, the SEATYLOCK lets you lock and protect your bike anywhere. Simply remove the seat and it transforms into an instant bike lock.
Why we love it: It’s also weather resistant so you can ride rain or shine.
Fumpa Battery-Powered Portable Bicycle Pump
Getting a flat tire mid-ride is a sure fire way ruin your day. Luckily, the Fumpa is here to save the day. Small enough to take on every ride, it effortlessly re-inflates your tires.
Why we love it: It recharges quickly and easily and offers precision pressure gauging.
52 SPEAKER Mountable Bike Speaker
The 52 SPEAKER solves the one advantage of driving a car over riding a bike: cranking the tunes. Attaching to your handlebars, this compact speaker delivers crystal clear and crisp sound.
Why we love it: It also has a built-in mic for hands-free calls.
Cycle-On 30-Tool Bicycle Multi-Tool
Yes, you read that correctly. This compact tool system has 30 different tools including 12 wrenches and five Allen wrenches. It even features two tire levers.
Why we love it: All this functionality somehow fits into a superbly compact design.
Ass Savers Fendor Bendor Foldable Rear Mudguard
This clever little add-on keeps you and your clothing clean and dry as you ride. Covering the back wheel, the Fendor Bendor prevents splashes of mud and rain.
Why we love it: It’s also foldable for effortless storage.
SeniTurn Wearable Safety Indicator Lights
Working wirelessly, this pair of lights helps you indicate to everyone else on the road if you’re going to turn. Plus, the intelligent design detects your movements and will flash automatically.
Why we love it: Drivers will pay much more attention to flashing lights to keep you safer.
ShockStop Adjustable Suspension Seatpost
Do you avoid bumpy roads on your commute? Switch to the ShockStop for the comfiest ride ever. Replacing your current seat, it absorbs shock to provide a bottomless feel.
Why we love it: It works just as well on bumpy trails for weekend adventures.
FormMount Phone Magnetic Smartphone Bike Mount
The name might be a mouthful, but the FormMount Phone couldn’t be easier to operate. Including a bike mount and an attachment for your smartphone, you can place and pick up your device in one swift movement.
Why we love it: The phone attachment is super slim so you can always leave it on.
SmartHalo Smart Biking System
Although you might know where you’re going, there may be a better way to get there. SmartHalo offers intuitive navigation, SMS alerts, and so much more.
Why we love it: It also doubles as a smart bike alarm.
Which must-have bike accessories do you use? Tell us in the comments below! Looking for more? Check out our entire category of bike accessories.
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