Don’t be the one to get hit by a tree branch you didn’t see coming just because you wanted to turn around and see what’s behind you. That’s what the Blackburn Mountain Barend Mirror is for. Its a lightweight, adjustable mirror that fits onto the end of your handlebars so you see what’s behind you without smacking into something. Don’t think that a mirror like this just belongs on a car. Cycling, in any form, can be just as dangerous as driving, so having a mirror can minimize some of the risk. You can purchase the Blackburn Mountain Barend Mirror at Chain Reaction Cycles for $1876….
It gets dark earlier in the winter time, which means that it is that much more important to have lights on your bike, both for your safety, and so you don’t get a ticket. Trek light sets are an easy solution; they come with a bright headlight and a highly visible tail light to help you stay seen while you’re riding in lower light conditions. Trek light sets are available at Bontrager, ranging from $24.99 to $39.99….
To keep your drinks cold on a bike commute, Timbuk2 has redesigned its Classic messenger bag to bring you the Dolores Chiller. The Dolores Chiller features a waterproof TPU liner inside, which is insulated. The messenger bag drink cooler also features an integrated bottle opener for your connivence. It is currently being offered in a red/white/blue color scheme for $110.
A regular cap won’t keep your head and ears warm during these warm winter months. For that job, you need a beanie. The Specialized Beanie is black, knitted to keep in the warmth while maintaining a nice, clean style. It also features a bill in the front, with a red Specialized “S” logo tag in the front. You can purchase the Specialized Beanie and keep your head warm for $25 at the Specialized online shop….
The Bontrager BackRack 1 Bike Rack attaches nicely to your bike’s frame, allowing you to make grocery runs, store your boom box, or any other type of hauling you may need to do while on a bike. It is ideal for smaller sized bikes, as it has plenty of clearance to allow for lower positioned saddles. The Bontrager BackRack 1 Bike Rack also allows for the secure mounting of interchange trunks and panniers. You can purchase the Bontrager BackRack 1 Bike Rack at bontrager.com for $44.99….
With the abundance of iPhone apps made for cycling that you need to leave on to use accordingly, Bicio has just released the GoRide iPhone Bike Mount that is designed for cyclists, allowing you to still have complete access to your iPhone on your rides. As you can see, the Bicio GoRide iPhone Bike Mount eliminates the large hardware so you have a clean setup for your iPhone. GoRide iPhone Bike Mount uses cable ties to attach to your bike through the case, while the case can be used outside of riding. Available in black and weighs 2 ounces and designed for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. Best part about the GoRide is the price, while other iPhone Bike Mounts are a bit expensive, the Bicio GoRide retails for only $29.99.
It can be a real drag when your head is cold, especially while cycling. The Bontrager Unisex Knit Cap is a great choice of gear to keep your head warm, and its unisex, so both men and women can get good use of it. The Bontrager Unisex Knit Cap is double-layered, with six seams, to keep your head warm and keep you cycling. Purchase the Bontrager Unisex Knit Cap at Bontrager for $19.99….