These 20 Cycling Essentials Will Seriously Upgrade Your Ride—and They Start at $10

These 20 Cycling Essentials Will Seriously Upgrade Your Ride—and They Start at $10

Whether you’re a weekday commuter, a weekend bike camper, or a hardcore cyclist, we’ve got suggestions to take your ride to the next level.

Keep the rain at bay with waterproof backpacks and parkas, make room for farmers’ market goodies with a sturdy basket, or pick up a new bell to stay safe on the road.

Tactica M.110 Bike Multitool
17 tools plus tire levers in a remarkably compact package. The original Tactica M.110 multitool took about half of the top drawer of your toolbox and shrunk it down to pocket size.
Velo City
For a cycling enthusiast, only the perfect bicycle will do. Enthusiasts adapt their creations to every terrain and every taste―from chic baroque bicycles with frivolous details to minimal city bikes; from remakes of classic cruisers to robust cargo bikes.
Viva Bicycle Bell
If you find yourself yearning for simpler times, this piece by designer Oji Masanori may be just the thing to transport you the the days of yore.
Cycloc Solo Bicycle Storage
Andrew Lang developed the Cycloc Solo Bicycle Holder (2010) in response to his need to store several bicycles in his small London flat.
Thousand City Bike Helmet
Designed for urban city riding, the minimalist Heritage bike helmets are Thousand's original collection, inspired by the simplicity of vintage moto lids and the heritage colorways of the 50s and 60s.
Timbuk2 Tuck Laptop Backpack
The key to a great cycling backpack is a waterproof and durable exterior (remember, you will be out in the elements en route to work). Luckily for you, this color-blocked Laptop Backpack from Timbuk2 fits the bill.
Polar Thermaluxe Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle
The Polar Bottle Thermaluxe is a premium, vacuum insulated stainless steel bottle, designed to endure hot and cold conditions to keep your beverage fresh, no matter the adventure. Copper Shield Technology provides superior insulation and keeps drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12....
Blackburn Local Basket
Though it appears humble at first blush, the Blackburn Local Basket is one of the most powerful catalysts in the cycling world.
Wolf Tooth Components B-RAD Accessory Strap Mount
Wolf Tooth's Bottle Relocation and Accessory Device (B-RAD) is an ingenious system that optimizes storage of your trail bike with limited clearance, due to frame tolerances and shock locations.
Blackburn Local U-Lock
Foil would-be bike thieves with the easy to use and hard to defeat Blackburn Local U-Lock.
Portland Design Works Loading Dock Rear Rack
You have two options: get a second set of arms surgically added onto your shoulders to help carry your groceries, books, and beer, or attach the Portland Design Works Loading Dock Rear Rack to your commuter.
Knog Oi Luxe Bike Bell
A low profile bike bell for commuting, road, or mountain biking. CNC machined ringer and brass dinger have a great tonal quality.
Sunlite Wire + Mesh Lift-Off Front Bike Basket
Add some storage to your bike with the Sunlite mesh-bottom front basket. Attaches to your handlebar with the included mounting bracket. Easy to install and remove with no tools needed. Powder-coated steel wire construction with a mesh bottom to keeps your things from slipping through the cracks.
One Year on a Bike: From Amsterdam to Singapore
The title says it all: one man, one bike, one long ride, the adventure, the pleasure, and the pain. It is simultaneously a travelogue and visual journey.
Hornit Clug Clip Bike Rack
Launched as a Kickstarter campaign in 2014, the Clug Clip Bike Rack designed by Vancouver-based Hurdler Studios is a minimal storage solution for your two-wheeled steed.
Hex Wrench Multi-Tool
This Y-type allen wrench features 4, 5, and 6 mm bits, perfect for adjusting most of your ride!...
Kryptonite KryptoFlex 1265 Key Cable Lock
If many years of bike adventures has taught us anything, it's never to leave your bike lock at home.
Lezyne Power Water Bottle Cage
Lezyne built the hollow aluminum Power Water Bottle Cage with an integrated mount for any of Lezyne's high-volume pumps. This provides quick, easy access to a badly needed tire pressure boost on the fly.
Thule Pack 'n Pedal Basket
Versatile and stylish bike basket that securely mounts to front or rear bike racks and delivers plenty of added storage space.

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