What can I add to my bike?
9 Must-Have Bike Accessories for Every Cyclist
- 1) Helmet – Bike Accessories. The bike accessories that follow are all essential.
- 2) Cycling Gloves.
- 3) Quality Riding Shorts Bike Accessories.
- 4) Water Bottle or Hydration Pack.
- 5) Multi-Tool Bike Accessories.
- 6) Bike Pumps.
- 7) Chain Lube.
- 8) Bike Lock.
How do you carry your stuff when cycling?
Rack. Bicycle racks are perhaps the most utilitarian accessory for your bicycle and will help you carry even more things. The most common type attaches to the back of your bicycle over the rear wheel, but you can also attach them to your seat post or the front of your bicycle.
How do you pimp a bike?
10 Ways to Pimp your (Bike) Ride
- Fresh bar tape. Obviously, your bike is going to need to look cool.
- New pedals. For summer, go with some plastic bmx pedals.
- Upgraded saddle.
- Multi-use bottle cage.
- Some sun protection.
- Racks and Baskets.
- A bike camera.
How can I make my bike look cheap?
Electrical tape or old innertube wrapped around the frame tubes to cover logos makes the bike look tatty and is a good bike theft deterrent. A great way to prevent your best bike being stolen is to leave that at home and commute on something cheaper: a ‘hack bike’.
How can I personalize my bike?
We know you love your bike, but sometimes it’s those little details that really make it your own….
- Colourful components.
- Custom coloured decals.
- Design your own vinyl decals.
- Get funky with spray paint.
- Slap on some stickers.
- Multi coloured spokes.
- Fun stem caps.
- Bright bar tape, grips and hoods.
Why is my bicycle so slow?
If your bicycle usually feels sluggish and slow it can be caused by mechanical issues such as friction in the brakes, the wheel or the drivetrain, extra weight, loss of power or some unusual riding condition.
How do I store things on my bike?
For this, and even a bit more, the options are almost endless.
- Pockets. Never underestimate the carrying potential of your existing kit.
- Handlebar bags.
- Hydration pack.
- Top tube and frame bags.
- Extended seat packs.
- Rack packs/trunk bags.
Why are messenger bags better for biking?
A messenger bag is more secured compared to other types of bags. You do not have to worry about locking it up all the time because the bag is always at your side. This bike accessory is also the best place to put a bike light. A biker can use it as a place for a rear blinker if and when he is riding at night.