Bicycles are an ideal way to get exercise or ride to work or the store. This assortment of gear makes them more versatile and practical.
Stay HydratedCamelbak Rogue Light 70 oz.
Drinking plenty of water is essential for health, especially while doing arduous exercise such as riding a bike. This bottle holds an impressive 70 ounces of water comfortably secured like a backpack via a ventilated, no-sweat harness with chest straps to keep it from sliding around. The drinking tube can be positioned for easy access while riding, and it has an accessories pocket to hold keys, a phone, and other small items.
Bring It BackOrtlieb Back-Roller Classic Panniers
Attaching this waterproof pannier—or a set of two—to your bike’s rear cargo deck adds enormous practicality. Now you can safely carry a laptop to and from the office and transport food home from the grocery store. If anything spills, simply rinse it out and let it dry. The easy-to-use attachment hardware and a shoulder strap make it easy to carry to the bike, clip it on, and get underway.
Teach Your Bike to StayKryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Mini U-Lock
Don’t worry about leaving your bike unattended while at work or shopping when it’s secured by this four-and-a-half-pound lock with a 10 out of 10 security rating. The 18mm hardened steel shackle resists bolt cutters and prying, with the double deadbolt protected by a hardened steel sleeve. Three keys, including one with an LED light, are provided, and $5,000 of anti-theft protection is available.
Never Get LostWahoo Elemnt Roam V2 GPS Bicycle Computer
This GPS unit lets you explore new roads and bike trails without worrying about finding your way home. The screen displays the route, so you can track your progress and how fast and far you’ve ridden. It even lets you know when there are hills ahead, and with a route-sharing feature, you can share rides with friends, while live tracking lets you share your current location with other riders and the folks at home.
Music on the GoJBL Wind 3
This tiny, waterproof sound machine lets you create and enjoy a custom soundtrack on your rides, and it attaches conveniently to the handlebars. The rechargeable battery provides more than two hours of FM radio or media from a device connected via the SD card, Bluetooth, or the AUX port. It can also be used for hands-free phone calls. The controls and LED display are easy to see and use while riding.