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39 Innovative Bike Accessories and Gadgets

[Update: 8th August 2016]

We think these are the coolest, most innovative bike accessories and gadgets around today. Everything from high tech, to simple and elegant. We've put them into categories so you can check out those which interest you. We've included information on where you can buy them and how much they cost. They’ll make awesome cycling gifts for friends and family...or for yourself.

 

Bike Locks
Bags & Carriers
Baskets & Mounted Storage
Beer & Other Drink Holders
Bike Horns
Bike Lights & Reflective Gear
Bike Racks
Clothing
Gadgets
Handlebars
Helmets
Mudguards
Wheels

 

Bike Locks

 

1. Litelok

Starting with our very own bike lock. Litelok is the lightest, flexible bike lock to have achieved Sold Secure Gold, the highest security rating awarded by Sold Secure (independent testing and certification house). Liteloks click closed without the need for a key, making it faster and easier to secure. 

You can use the two bike locks together (in parallel or on separate wheels) for extra security, or joined together (in series) for extra length, whichever works best.

Single Lock - £85

Twin Locks - £160

Litelok attached to fire escape

Twin Liteloks

Bags & Carriers

 

2. Pannier by Goodordering

A multi-talented bag that can be worn on your back or fit on your bike as a pannier. Made from quality water resistant nylon with highly durable PVC binding trim, nylon lining and leather details.

UK - £60

goodordering.com

Good Ordering

 

 

3. Kul Rex, Racing Stripe edition by Nisnas Industries

This beautifully crafted bag has been made specifically for bike use. It has a wood spine with a racing stripe from end to end. They’ve recently redesigned their straps so it’ll fit comfortably on your bike and on your shoulder. 

USA - $422.00 

www.nisnasindustries.com

nisnas

 

 

4. Banana Holder by Biken

It's a banana holder made from genuine leather, allows riders to easily carry and access a banana on the go. Simple.

USA - $55.00 

biken.us

biken

Baskets & Mounted Storage

 

5. Buca Boot 

A brilliant storage solution for the practical cyclist. Secure and weatherproof. The Buca Boot opens to carry big things like groceries and locks to keep your smaller stuff safe. Need more space? No problem. Side panniers are built right in. 

USA - $195

www.bucaboot.com

 

 

6. Cruiser Basket by Nantucket Bike Basket Co

The baskets are made from natural rattan fibers. With an extra thick weave, it's sturdy and stands up to day to day use. Attaches to front handlebars with two leather straps.

USA - $69.00
UK - £30.00

www.nantucketbikebaskets.com

nantucket

 

 

7. Milk Bottles Bike Basket by Basil

A cheerful bike basket that sits on the rear, great for the weekly shopping!

UK - £19.99

www.basil.nl

Basil

 

 

Beer & Other Drink Holders

 

8. 6 Pack Pannier by Donkey Products

The 6 Pack Pannier is a saddle bag with slots for carrying up to six bottles, or anything that will fit in there. Made from canvas, waterproof and rugged.

Germany - €39.95
UK - £34.99
USA - $62.08

donkey-products.com

 

 

9. Leather Wine Rack by Oopsmark

If you like wine and cycling, then you're absolutely going to love this. It's a classy, handmade leather bicycle wine rack, that will make it easy to carry your wine in style.

UK - £35
Canada - $34 (USD)

www.oopsmark.ca

oopsmark

 

 

10. Cup Holder by Bookman

Easily attach this elegant cup holder to your handlebars, using their clever spring system. Apparently it never loses its grip, even during bumpy rides, so rest assured that your drink will be safe.

Sweden - €29.00

bookman.se

 

 

11. Bike Mounted Leather Growler Carrier by Pedal Happy

Perfect for riding your bike to your favorite brewery and taking some beer with you home or to a party.

USA - $90.00

www.pedalhappydesign.com

Pedal Happy

 

 

Bike Horns

 

12. Loud Bicycle Horn

The Loud Bicycle horn sounds like a car horn and is just as loud too. Drivers react to car horns before they even know where the sound is coming from. A driver that gets beeped at while backing out of a driveway for example, will immediately brake. These kinds of reflexive reactions are perfect to keep cyclists safe. Initially funded via Kickstarter, they now have horns from their second batch in stock.

USA - $95 

www.loudbicycle.com

 

 

13. Cycle Tag by Cycle Alert

Cycle Alert is a RFID (radio frequency identification) safety awareness system that unites road users and encourages safer travel on the roads. It comprises of three units: a sensor fitted to a bicycle, a sensor fitted to a vehicle and a dashboard receiver. The three components communicate notifying a driver when a cyclist is in close proximity. 

Free! 

(For customers in the UK only)

www.cyclealert.com

 

 

14. Hornit dB140 & Mini Hornit

The patented Hornit dB140 is the loudest cycle horn on the market and puts the cyclist in control of their own safety. 

The Mini Hornit makes riding even more fun! With 25 sound effects and lights it beats all other children’s bike and scooter accessories!

UK - £29.99

www.thehornit.com

Hornit dB140:

 

Mini Hornit

 

Bike Lights & Reflective Gear

 

15. Blaze Laserlight

The Blaze Laserlight projects a bike symbol 6 metres in front of you. It gives you a larger footprint on the road, alerts drivers to your approach and lets you be seen in situations where you are otherwise invisible.

UK - £125.00

www.blaze.cc

blaze

 

 

16. Monkey Light Pro by MonkeyLectric

Party lights which attach to the spokes of your bike wheel. The Monkey Light provides great front, rear and side visibility at any speed. It creates full colour patterns on your spinning bike wheel at 10 to 40 mph.

UK - £39.90
USA - $59.90

www.monkeylectric.com

monkey light

 

 

17. Revolights

Attach these to your wheels, and it'll make you look like you've been in Tron. 

USA - $199.00

revolights.com

revolights

 

 

18. Turn Signal Gloves by Zackees

Created by a Google Engineer, these Turn Signal Gloves increase your visibility and clearly communicate your turning intentions to other cyclists and motorists on the road.

USA - $84.99 – $99.99

zackees.com

zackees

 

 

19. Bike Balls

Grab your own pair of balls. These rear bicycle lights hang off the back of your seat, and bob around while you ride.

USA - $17.00

www.balls.bike

 

 

Bike Racks

 

20. CLUG

They label themselves as the world's smallest bike rack, which is fair, Clug is tiny and unobtrusive.

Canada - $25 (USD)

www.getclug.com

clug

clug

 

 

21. FIXA by Chrome

A beautifully designed multi-functional bike shelf which offers bike and accessories storage.

Latvia - €170.00

www.wearechrome.com

fixa

fixa

 

 

22. Solo by Cycloc

Elegant and effortless cycle storage, ideal for home, office and retail display applications. Store bikes horizontally or vertically, accessories in the centre, facility to lock bike in place.

UK - £59.95

cycloc.com

cycloc

 

 

Clothing

 

23. Reflective Socks by Heisel

Scotchlite reflective material bonded onto the socks. Keeps you seen in the dark. Socks are 100% organic cotton.

USA - $16

heisel.co

heisel

 

 

24. LED Sports Belt by Visijax

Visijax’s range of rechargeable LED Sports Belts are designed to improve your visibility, for safer outdoor activity.

UK - £24.99

www.visijax.com

 

 

25. Herne Hill Harrington Jacket by Lumo

Beautifully designed city cycling jackets with in-built LED lights. Crafted for style, visibility and comfort on the bike.

UK - £250.00

www.lumo.cc

LUMO

 

 

26. Retrofitz

Turn your normal shoes into cycling shoes with this DIY conversion kit.

USA - $35.00

www.retrofitz.com

retrofitz

 

 

Gadgets 

 

27. Recon Jet by Recon Instruments

Recon Jet smart eyewear is purpose-built for active lifestyles. Featuring smartphone-class hardware and a display equipped with Glance Detection technology, Jet shows the information you need, only when you need it, so you can focus on living the moment.

USA - $699.00

www.reconinstruments.com

recon jet

 


28. Helios Handlebars

Handlebars that upgrade your bike into a smart bike. They have a powerful lighting system and a GPS tracker.

USA - $279.00

www.ridehelios.com

helios

 

29. The Atom by Siva Cycle

Convert the momentum of your ride into power for electronics such as iPhone, Android Phones, GoPro, lights, gps, bluetooth speakers and more.

USA - $129.99

sivacycle.com

 

 

 

30. Smart Wheel by FlyKly

Smart Wheel fits to practically any bicycle wheel, and turns your bike into an electric bicycle. The hub contains a battery and motor to drive your bike forward and make commuting a breeze.

USA - from $999.00

flykly.com

flykly

 

 

31. Finn Smartphone Mount

Safely and easily mount your smartphone to any handlebar, using high quality silicone material.

Austria - €15

getfinn.com 

finn

  

 

Handlebars

  

32. City Grips by Walnut Studiolo

Made for flat handlebars, these grips sew on to your bars, for a snug fit. Don't worry they give you instructions on how to sew them up!

USA - $42.00

walnutstudiolo.com

walnut studiolo

 

 

33. Cork Grips by Velo Orange

Just like on an old fishing pole, these are natural cork grips. Cork grips absorb shock and don't get slippery. They are nicely shaped to fit your hand and very comfortable.

USA - $12.00

velo-orange.com

Velo Orange

 

 

Helmets

 

34. Nutcase Street Sport Helmet

These wonderful helmets are certified safe, and let you ride in style. They have a range of great designs that let you express your unique personality.

USA - $69.99

nutcasehelmets.com

Nutcase

 

 

35. Yakkay Helmet

These helmets come with a stylish cover that makes it look you're wearing a hat. 

Denmark - €49

www.yakkay.com

yakkay

 

 

Mudguards

 

36. Ass Saver Original

A foldable mudguard that's battle tested. It's a simple solution to prevent your back from being covered in dirt.

Sweden - €7.99

ass-savers.com

Ass Saver

Ass Saver

 

 

37. Musguard

Musguard is smart and elegant solution for protecting your back when riding on wet and muddy roads. It is very lightweight (40 grams) and has no mounts, no extra parts to mess your bikes aesthetic. Folds away.

Slovenia - $29.00

www.musguard.com

 

 

Wheels

 

38. patchnride

Bike flat tire repair, on the go. It's a convenient, quick and permanent solution to flat tires and they claim your inner tube will never need to be replaced again.

USA - $35 (pre-order)

patchnride.com

 

 

39. Loopwheels

Reinventing the wheel for a smoother ride. A shock-absorbing wheel with integral suspension, for enhanced performance and greater comfort. For bikes, wheelchairs and more.

UK - from £259.00

www.loopwheels.com

loopwheels

 

 

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