Get the Right Biking Gear For Your Needs
By Courtney Han
You know that biking benefits your health and the environment, but you still won’t bike because you do not want to leave the comforts of your car. Don’t worry- with these knew bikes, gears, and gadgets, you won’t have to! Now you can transport beer, drink coffee, and carry groceries, all with a bike. So kiss your car keys goodbye, because the bike is here to stay!
If you live in an apartment or just don’t have space to store a bike, a Dahon folding bike is perfect for you. The bike is lightweight and folds in half for easy storage.
For commuter and casual riders, the Trek Allant is the bike for you. It includes fenders, which keep the rider clean in messy weather, and a rear rack to attach a basket. With its sleek style and classic black color, this bike will never go out of style.
Chubby Cruiser bikes are great for beach or casual riding. They are really cute and come in many different styles and colors.
Customize your own bike with Urban Outfitters and Republic Bike. Urban’s build your own bike website allows the rider to pick and choose frame styles, colors, and more.
The Basic Accessories
While it may come as a surprise, helmets can look cute. The Brighton helmet by Bern is reminiscnet of a horseback riders’ helmet, and it is perfect for all types of weather.
Keep your bike under lock and key with this really cool looking lock.
Stay out late with a solar powered bike light. Just make sure you charge during the day.
The classic bicycle turns into a party vehicle with the frame cinch by WalnutStudiolo. The cinch can hold a six pack of beer on the bike frame. Just make sure not to drink and ride.
Give your bike the prestige it deserves with a bike “saddle” (aka bike seat) by Brooks.
These handwoven baskets are useful and unique. Now when you need to pick up a few things from the grocery store, you can use your bike.
This side view mirror functions just like a car mirror and attaches to the end of a handlebar. Does my hair look a little messy today? I rode here in my new convertible.
Believe it or not, you can still have your morning coffee on a bike. This coffee cup holder is built into the bike handlebars for convenience.
With the money you are saving on gas you will be able to afford these stylish leather bike “mitts.”
There you have it: all of the biking gear you will ever need. Now, get out there and bike.