[Update: 26th March 2019]
Check out our list of cool bike accessories and gadgets. Everything from high tech to simple and elegant. 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.
Litelok Silver is our new incredibly lightweight bike lock (starting from only 630g/1.4lb). It’s also flexible, wearable, joinable, rattle-proof, easy to use and comes in three different lengths. It’s a premium, durable, bike lock range that has been engineered for security using high-grade materials and hardened aerospace-grade steel alloy.
Litelok Silver - From £65 / $90
Bags & Carriers
A multi-talented bag that can be worn on your back or fitted onto your bike as a pannier. Made from quality water resistant nylon with highly durable PVC binding trim, nylon lining and leather details. They’re very stylish.
If you’re a bit more security conscious, you may wish to opt for an Anti Theft backpack instead. Pacsafe have many great anti theft bags but we particularly like the Metrosafe LS450, with it’s RFIDsafe blocking pockets and material, slash proof material and Zip Clip Pockets. If you’d like to see more anti theft backpacks then do visit our post looking at the Best Anti Theft Backpacks for Cyclists.
It's a banana holder made from genuine leather, which allows riders to easily carry and access a banana on the go. We think it’s brilliant.
Struggle to fit your surfboard in your car? Now you can cycle to the beach using this cleverly designed Surfboard Rack. Designed to fit most bicycles on the market and suitable for any surfboard, long or short.
Baskets & Mounted Storage
Nantucket Bike Basket Co make beautiful baskets for your bicycle. They can be mounted to the front of your handlebars or to the rear. They have a distinct vintage feel that we absolutely love. They are made from the highest quality natural rattan fibres.
Beer & Other Drink Holders
This stylish wooden crate can be mounted to the back of your bike and is perfect for transporting sealed beverages. It even has a bottle opener attached to it. However, it is easier to fit it to a State Bicycle Co bike, if you have another bike you will need some additional tools and a fair few minutes of your time.
If the banana holder isn’t for you then you may like this handmade leather bicycle wine rack. It is perfect for taking a bottle of wine with you on the go. Easy to attach and the vegetable tanned leather will only look better as it ages.
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.
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!
The Beryl 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. Not only is this a really cool bike accessory, but it also has the potential to save a lot of lives.
MonkeyLectric party lights are fantastic. These super cool LEDs fit onto your wheel and are waterproof and dustproof. You can have thousands of amazing patterns in your spinning bicycle wheel.
Clug could possibly be the world’s smallest bike rack. It’s a small clip that screws to the wall and holds your bike by the tyre vertically. They have versions for road bikes, mountain bikes and hybrids.
This beautiful design is both a shelf and a bike rack. Both practical and stylish, it allows you to display your bicycle on your wall like a work of art whilst using the shelf space to store all your favourite bike gadgets.
Reflective clothing is essential for cyclists and there are lots of good quality high visibility clothes available, but we do love these reflective socks. With Scotchlite reflective material bonded onto the socks, they will keep you seen on nighttime cycles.
A beautifully designed jacket full of tasteful features for urban cyclists. It has in-built LED lights to help with visibility when cycling. There’s a fleece lined collar for warmth, and also a vented back for breathability. You’ll look great on the bike and in the pub.
Cycling whilst wearing headphones can be quite dangerous, however with Trekz Titanium you’re able to listen to music and be perfectly aware of what’s going on around you. Using bone conduction technology you’re able to listen to your tunes, and with its open ear design, you can hear your surroundings too.
The Hedkayse One is a flexible, multi-impact cycle helmet. Traditional bike helmets need to be replaced after an impact. The Hedkayse One doesn’t, thanks to its own Enkayse material. Designed and made in the UK.
Yakkay have cleverly designed covers for their helmets to look like hats. There are many different styles to choose from.
Lumos Kickstart is the world’s first smart bike helmet that beautifully integrates brake lights, turn signals and helmet into a single cohesive whole. Available in a multitude of colours this helmet is weatherproof, has a rechargeable battery and links to your smartphone. It’s very impressive.
This extraordinary helmet only appears when you need it. You wear it around your neck and if you fall off your bike or crash, it deploys like an airbag. It is quite ingenious.
These lightweight arm-mounted bicycle mirrors are perfect for cyclists as they give a clear view of all surroundings.