Essential Cycling Gear

Cycling Gear Essentials Guide

If you're just getting into cycling and aren't sure what gear you'll need to make your time on your bike the most fun and safe as possible we've made the essential cycling gear guide.

Bike Helmets

A good bike helmet is the most important piece of gear you can have. It will protect your head in the event of a crash and actually helps cool your head due to it's well placed vents. Do not skip out on a helmet!

All About Bike Helmets

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Having a way to carry fluids with you while riding is very important. You should be hydrating throughout your ride, especially in heat and cold weather. A basic water bottle and holder or hydration pack will do the trick nicely.

Hydration & Nutrition Guide

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Cycling Gloves

A good pair of cycling gloves is essential for comfort and safety. The gloves will protect your hands in a crash and greatly add to the comfort factor when on your bike. You can choose from several types of gloves.

Cycling Comfort Guide

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Bike Pumps & Co2 Chargers

Having a way to inflate your tires in the event of a flat tire or topping of your air pressure before your ride is a must. Being self sufficient out on the road or trail will make your cycling experience much more fun.

Two Minute Pump Up

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Padded Bike Shorts

A quality pair of padded bike shorts is huge for utmost comfort while riding your bike. The padding in the shorts helps to minimize compression of soft tissue and wards off soreness and chaffing on longer rides. You can choose from tight fitting shorts or the more baggy styles that also allow you to carry items, similar to a cargo short.

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Flat Repair Kit & Tools

Having a flat repair kit & the associated tools will allow you to change a flat tire and replace your bad tube. Combined with your pump or Co2 setup you will have all you'll need to get rolling again.

How To Fix A Flat Tire Guide

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Chain Lube

Lubing your bike chain every few rides is essential to smooth shifting and quiet operation of your bicycle's drivetrain. A dry chain increases wear and friction which means you'll be working harder.

Basic Lube Up Guide

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Car Racks

How will you transport your bike? Jamming it into a trunk or back seat is terrible for your bike. Spend a few extra dollars and get your self a quality bike rack for your car. We can help you determine what rack you need for your vehicle.

What Kind Of Car Rack Do I Need?

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