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Gift Ideas | Bike Commuter

Commuting to work by bike makes more sense than ever before. Today´s roundup of original gift ideas is dedicated to commuter cyclists, we feature a list of gear and accessories essential to be comfortable and safe during a bike commute. Check out some more photos and product details below...




1. Lightskin LED Seatpost. The LightSkin LED Seat Post will alert other cyclists and motorists of your presence thanks to the 5 LED, waterproof lights built right in. No more stolen taillights, just replace your standard seat post with this stylish device and you are ready to roll for 50 hours on just 2 AA batteries!
$59
| BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




2. Carrera Foldable Helmet. The new foldable helmet by Carrera is the revolution in the city bike protection. It´s design is inspired by the old pistards helmet made in leather, it features a never seen flexible frame giving you the best comfort ever tried, with no compromise on safety, you will find the perfect fitting thanks to the elastic fitting system. It can be used in any kind of situation on the bike and then folded in a bag when you don’t need it any more. The top level safety standard is guaranteed.  $65 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




3. Victorinox Swiss Army Bike Tool. An essential item for cyclists, the small, handy and robust tool weights only 98 grams and features 8 bits for the most common types of screws found on any bicycle. The rounded edges protect against injuries from falls and it fits perfectly in any bag. $39.99 | BUY




4. Burley Travoy Bike Commuter Trailer. The Travoy from burnley trailers is a revolutionary bike/lifestyle product that hitches to the seat post of any bike and detaches simply with the flip of a switch so you can wheel it down the street, up the stairs and into the office or your home. It weighs less than 10 pounds with its anodized aluminum frame, folds flat to stow away, and carries up to 60 pounds of gear. You can detach it and use it as a shopping cart. $254 | BUY




5. Wahoo RFLKT, iPhone Powered Bike Computer. RFLKT by Wahoo is the world´s first iPhone powered bike computer. No more bulky protection cases for your smartphone on your bike’s handlebars and draining your phone’s battery! The sleek little device is attached to your bike and wirelessly connects to your iPhone, allowing you to access your apps, it displays GPS, heart rate, and other sensor data from your iPhone. It also controls your music playback. All this while keeping your iPhone safe in your jersey pocket or backpack. $129.99 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here





6. Henty Wingman Commuter Suit Bag. 
Henty  An innovative suit bag for commuters, it enables easy and versatile all weather commuting and travel. The Wingman was designed for transporting business wear, it features a main compartment for your suit jacket, shirt and trousers. On the outside there is a zipped pocket for carrying other objects like a notebook or iPad. The bag has semi-rigid vertical ribs for minimizing garment creases. It also comes with a gym/utility bag for storing your shoes and a few more objects, and a waterproof cover. If you cycle to work, the Wingman is your new best friend! the perfect solution for carrying your suit in to work, crease free. $189 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




7. Pump Seatpost. With the BioLogic PostPump 2.0 Seatpost you will never forget your bike pump at home again! Winner of the Red Dot Design Award, this ingenious contraption is a powerful, high-capacity floor pump integrated inside a seatpost. The ergonomic design has a foot stand and uses the saddle as a handle so you stand comfortably while you pump. The PostPump is always ready, hidden from the elements and thieves. $39.99 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




8. XFire Bike Lane Safety Light. This is a must have if you cycle at night, the "XFire Bike Lane Safety Light" is an essential safety aid. The revolutionary device beams two highly visible red lasers to create a visual barrier around your bike. This clearly outlines your virtual bike lane alerting passing drivers of your presence. $17 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




9. Mavis Stratos H2O Jacket. When theres no question that its going to rain on your ride, don fool around with a thin, maybe-it-will-maybe-it-won windbreaker; instead, enjoy the burly, no-doubt-about-it protection of the Mavic Stratos H20 Jacket. This fully waterproof jackets Cocona Xcelerator fabric includes a naturally derived treatment that enhances moisture wicking for greater comfort under the shell. $199 | BUY

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