What road bike accessories do I need?

What accessories are needed for cycling?

TOP 10 MUST HAVE CYCLING ACCESSORIES FOR CYCLISTS

  1. Helmet. A MUST HAVE. …
  2. Headlights and Taillights. Early morning or late-night commutes, lights make sure you’re visible and keep you safe. …
  3. Puncture Repair Kit. …
  4. Cycling Shorts. …
  5. Bike Lock. …
  6. Water Bottle and Bottle Cage. …
  7. Saddle Bag. …
  8. Pollution Mask.

What do I need on my road bike?

Items we would advise you invest in are:

  1. Helmet.
  2. Lock (if you plan to leave the bike anywhere)
  3. Bike lights.
  4. Gloves (in winter)
  5. Padded cycling shorts (or tights in winter), a base layer, jersey and quality waterproof jacket.
  6. Shoes and pedals.
  7. Track pump (for use at home), mini pump, puncture repair kit.

What do I need for a long bike ride?

Here are 10 essential items to bring along when on a bike ride, without weighing you down.

  1. Backpack. …
  2. Waterbottle. …
  3. Sun Protection. …
  4. Small first aid kit. …
  5. Insurance. …
  6. Energy snacks and Electrolyte drinks. …
  7. Pump or Mini inflator. …
  8. Mobile Phone.

How far should a beginner cyclist ride?

Before embarking on your first ride, you want to understand how far you should cycle. A beginner cyclist should aim to cycle 8mph (12kph) which will achieve a distance of 8 miles (12km) every hours on average. The distance travelled will be affected by the surface of the ground, the weather and the type of bike used.

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