Weather is getting better and better, it is just the perfect time for cycling now. Every cycling enthusiasts know that there’s more to your ride than just having a good bike. To give you another good reason to put you on the bike, we have rounded up some super cool and innovative bike accessories and gadgets in this article. Now, you should have the perfect wheels and right accessories/gadgets to kick your ride into high gear.
The Bike Shelf has been especially designed to transform one’s bicycle into an indoor sculpture or feature piece, allowing them to showcase their prized possession, giving it a deserved place of honor in the apartment….like a trophy in a glass jar. Built for the living room, the unique piece of furniture features a universal stainless clamp which holds the bike’s rear wheel in place and can be adjusted depending on the the size of the wheel. The stainless steel clothes rack comes with four leather hooks and there are wooden poles you can arrange in the appropriate holes on the side panel to hang jackets and accessories. Moreover, there is a lower compartment which has draws to accommodate all your biking gear, helmet, pump, water bottle, pad lock etc.
Commuting on a bicycle with cold weather can be an unpleasant experience. That is the reason we need some kind of protector, such as wind-prove jacket, knee protector, helmet and of course glove. There are many winter glove keep your hands warm but they quite heavy and not work quite well when you are riding your bikes. Bar Mitts are invented to solve this problem and regarded as a sure cure for cold fingers. The neoprene covers fit over your handlebars and provide warm compartments for your hands. Moreover they can be used with regular cycling gloves with plenty of room to brake and shift. So when you get that mitts installed on your bike, you just don’t need to carry those heavy glove with you everywhere and you know your hands will be protected well from this warm mitts. Although it does look a bit ugly. But who cares, a warm hand is much more important in winter time. You can buy it on Amazon, which will be a perfect gift for anyone who like/have to cycle during cold season.
Monkey Light Pro is an interesting Kickstarter campaign launched by San Francisco-based design company MonkeyLectric. Basically, it is a bicycle wheel display system with the ability to feature motion graphics while you ride. The LED display system is designed to be compatible with any standard bicycle wheel so that anyone can mount it on their wheels and put on a moving light show while they go for a ride. The best part is, you can display your own graphics or message. You can create a playlist with your very own images and animations with their web application, then send the playlist to “Monkey Light Pro” via bluetooth. Once you’re rolling the display fills the bike wheel and is visible from both sides. You can find more details on its kickstarter page.