Just because you’re jumping on your bike, doesn’t mean you have to change your entire outfit. More and more innovative brands are popping up that bridge the gap between sporty apparel and regular, everyday clothes. There’s no prerequisite to dress up in Lycra just because you’re riding a bicycle. In fact, there are many options when it comes to pants that are both stylish and functional. Here are three of my favorite regular pants that do a great job as cycling pants: DUER No Sweat Pants, Resolute Bay Cycling Jeans, and SPOKE Bulletproof Chinos.
This is a review of my all-time favorite waterproof cycling jacket, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Waterproof Cycling Jacket. This jacket has it all, in terms of construction, features, and design.
This video-packed post compares 9 of the best road bike saddles, helping you to choose which road bike saddle would be the best for you. Includes a chart that enables you to quickly compare features and decide which bike saddle would suit your cycling needs best. Brands include Fizik, Brooks, Selle, and Fabric. We feature saddles for men and women. Also included are video reviews, and videos showing how the best road bike saddles are made.
This post has a ton of information to help you understand how to choose the best bike saddle. A comfortable bike saddle will enable you to enjoy cycling, while an uncomfortable one could cause you to give up cycling in painful despair. This post walks you through the process of making sure you get the right saddle for your own specific cycling needs.
I highly recommend the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible for bike commuters, and really for anyone who sometimes bikes and sometimes walks (which would probably cover almost all cyclists!) The amphibious nature of the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible, transforming seamlessly from bike pannier to comfortable backpack, makes it not just an accessory for me, but a necessity.
So, here is my review of the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier! Joe recently reviewed the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier. I thought I would add my own review of this pannier set. I am sure many readers would like a woman’s perspective on this unique pannier, designed for cycle commuters who want to look like the boss when they get to the office. Read all about this unique cycling pannier, which is ideal for professionals who cycle to work. Get a workout on the way to work, and look like a boss when you get there!
Anyone who bike commutes knows that it can be a challenge to deal with the clothing issue. The Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier offers a stylish and convenient way to meet this challenge. And it’s perfect for cycle touring too!
Are you looking for waterproof panniers for your bike commute or your bike tours? Ortlieb panniers might be right for you. They are loved by millions of bike commuters and bike tourers because they are completely waterproof and very spacious. In this post we feature and compare three of the best in Ortlieb’s line-up of premium waterproof bike panniers.
7 of the Best Waterproof Bike Panniers compared, including panniers for commuting and touring. We include a comparative chart, videos, and reviews, to help you choose a pannier for bike touring or commuting that will keep your stuff organized and dry. It’s vitally important for most bike commuters and all people doing cycle tours to have great bike panniers. We have put together this list of 7 of the best waterproof bike panniers, based on our decades of experience.
Chrome cycling shoes are excellent quality, one of a kind cycling shoes. Best of all, they are waterproof. They are well worth the investment if you want comfortable cycling shoes you can wear both on and off the bike, while looking good!
Review with videos! Five Ten cycling shoes are tough and grippy, making them perfect for urban and mountain bikers who want to use their pedaling power effectively, but don’t want to clip into their pedals. They grip your pedals to help with pedaling efficiency. And they are quiet and comfortable for walking after you park your bike. Plus, they are also great looking cycling shoes, on or off the bike.
In this post and comparative chart we compare some of the best headphones for safe cycling. Not all headphones are the same – some are much more immersive and potentially dangerous; others enable you to be much more aware of your surroundings. The safest leave your ears completely open. And you might even want to consider a smart helmet with integrated stereo speakers! Use this post to figure out which headphones would be the best and safest for your needs.
This video-packed post presents our picks for 7 of the best fitness trackers for cyclists. Includes chart to easily compare all of the activity trackers! All of these fitness trackers offer excellent ways to track your bike rides and a range of other health stats, plus offer other fitness and health features as well. Tracking your bike rides is one of the best ways to improve your health, because tracking motivates you to ride your bike more.
This post compares 7 of the best bike lights for night riding and bike commuting. Use our chart to compare these 7 bike lights, and decide which one is right for your cycling needs. Includes best super bright helmet light, best all round commuter bike light, best bargain bike light, best taillight, best bargain combo bike light set, and best super bright handlebar lights.
This post with videos compares 7 of the best bike locks, and shows you the Independent Security Ratings of the strongest, most secure bike locks on the market. All but one of these locks are rated as Gold Standard by Sold Secure. The unrated one is our super budget bike lock option, which is only suitable for limited circumstances.
This in-depth post with videos compares 7 of the best women’s cycling jackets, including windproof and waterproof cycling jackets. Includes a detailed table comparing the jackets, and explains the difference between windproof vs waterproof jackets. Whether you are looking for a waterproof cycling jacket, a windproof cycling jacket, or both – something in this post should do the trick!
Here is news of a great new KickStarter run by the inventor of a new cycling flask for cyclists. And it’s available for a limited time on KickStarter at a reduced price. Let’s help make this invention a reality by helping the inventor reach his goal.
If you are an online shopper, take note that the Amazon Prime Day Sale is HERE! It’s always the biggest online sale of the year, so it’s well worth checking out. And we will be watching closely for great cycling deals, and updating this post to let you know about them.
Garmin has a brand new smartwatch, the Garmin Enduro, and it has a very impressive secret weapon. The question is: Is the Garmin Enduro a good choice for cyclists? The answer is nuanced – it really depends what kind of cyclist you are, and what you need your smart watch to do. This post will help you figure out if this new fitness watch is for you. Watch the video review, check out our list of Pros and Cons of the Garmin Enduro, and decide for yourself!
This post with videos compares 7 of the best bike computers available in 2021, ranging from budget to premium. There are so many great bike computers that choosing one can be overwhelming. This post about 7 of the best bike computers will help you figure out what works for your needs. It includes a handy comparison chart of the features of each bike computer. These bike computers made the list for one of two reasons: either because they are really cheap yet can do the essential functions; or because they offer an impressive range of features.