5 absolutely must-have accessories for your bicycle!


If you are reading this, one thing is certain that you are a cyclist or passionate about cycling. So, please accept a little pat on the back from us because you deserve it. You have joined a unique crusade which aims to make the world FITTER and GREENER!

While having a pair of wheel is the absolute must to indulge in Cycling, here are a few things that are also equally important if not more. Given a choice, most cyclists would be more than happy to add as many accessories as possible. But choices are to be made in the real world. So, we thought we will come with a list of 5 accessories that a cyclist should definitely have. The good news is that we will also tell you where and how you can get your hands on these. So, here we go:

  • Helmet

The bottom-line is that you shouldn’t be riding without a helmet. Enough and more is shared about why helmet is absolutely needed, so we wouldn’t attempt to repeat.

  • Lock

For a cyclist, the most value possession is the bike and there are infinite reasons to make sure that you wouldn’t lose it. A safety lock will do the job for you. They come in different shapes, sizes and sophistication but they core use is to prevent theft.

  • Lights

Lights are important for any type of ride. Obviously it provides you visibility in dark, but also remember that lights on the bike will also help others on the road (motorists, truckers etc.) spot you.

  • Toolkit

It is all about being prepared all the time. Cycle breakdowns are not very complicated but can happen anywhere and anytime. Carrying a few tools would come in handy in the time of need. Good part is that these do not cost much and are also fairly compact to carry along the ride.

  • Hydration

This is more often ignored by riders. But, we think this is important. Your body should be adequately hydrated during the ride else you run the risk of several (and many of them serious) hydration related ailments. It doesn’t take much to carry a few ML of fluids for the ride. Haven’t we heard of a saying, ‘One for the road’!

Now, that we have said so much, it is our moral responsibility to help you with some recommendations as well.

Helmet Btwin Sports Helmetgoo.gl/QT2hho
Lock Btwin SP5 Key Lockgoo.gl/VorfSOBtwin SP5 Combination Lock


Lights Btwin Lumz Front LED Lightgoo.gl/W0LUMVBtwin Lumz Rear Light


Toolkit Btwin Saddle Bag Repair Kitgoo.gl/LTWj90Btwin Mnp 100 Handpump


Hydration Btwin Bottle Cage and Sippergoo.gl/WZFv3mgoo.gl/ViYuZm


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Disc brakes vs. Rim brakes

There are generally two kinds of brakes used for bicycles:

Disc Brakes:

Disc brakes can be either hydraulic or cable operated. Cable operated brakes are usually the entry level and are more economical in terms of cost. Hydraulic systems have the benefit of increased power and are protected from the elements thus eliminating the need to frequently change cables.

disc brakes

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Accessories to enhance your cycling experience

Btwin Sport 5 Cycling Helmet:

This product is an ideal helmet for those who cycle regularly. Besides offering a high degree of protection, the helmet also has a sporty and stylish design. The helmet is designed in such a way as to be suitable for any head size. This function is enabled through an adjustable knob. A striking feature of the helmet is that it is lightweight and therefore does not feel heavy on the head. It also provides a great deal of comfort as it is made up of a cushioned foam.
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CatEye: Leader in cycle computers, bike lights and reflectors

Cateye is the leading manufacturer of cycle computers, bike lights and reflectors. In 1964, Cateye became the first company to create a flashing lamp for bicycles. Cateye invented the first battery headlamp in 1982, and the very first bicycle headlamp using white LEDs in 2001. Cat Eye is a true leader in lens and reflector technology; Cateye’s Opticube lens and reflectors allow them to make one of the brightest and most efficient LED headlights in the world.


CatEye Stealth 10 GPS Cyclocomputer:

The Stealth 10 is a simple GPS enabled cycle computer that delivers your basic cycling functions fast. The Stealth 10 uses GPS technology to calculate your position quickly, eliminating the need for a sensor. This product is suitable for light training and everyday cycling. It enables you to track speed, distance, elapsed time and record up to 60 hours of data that you can upload and share via web-based training sites, such as CatEyeAtlas.com and TrainingPeaks.com. The display screen – speed at the top, time in the middle and average or max speed, overall mileage, trip time, and two trip distance options at the bottom makes it easy to see and scroll through with the single mode button.

stealth 10

CatEye Strada Slim:

The Strada Slim is a ‘slimmed down’ version of the popular Strada Wireless computer and is suitable for road bikes. In spite of the smaller size, it still boasts the same great cycling features and functions with a larger screen and the ability to customize your display by showing only the functions you select.  All the usual functions are present and correct: 12 or 24-hour clock, elapsed time, trip distance, trip distance two, total distance, maximum speed and average speed. A little arrow on the display tells you whether you’re riding over or under your average speed. The Strada Slim comes with a new Slim Sensor which is fitted such that it is virtually out of sight ensuring your bike has a sleek, aerodynamic look.

slim wireless

CatEye Strada Digital Wireless:

The Strada Wireless boasts the largest screen and numbers in its class. It offers the new CatEye ClickTec interface in which you can switch modes by simply pressing the bottom of the computer face. This is useful as it can be performed even on rough terrains. In addition to the normal features, the Digital Wireless also has the additional functionality of digital heart rate and cadence measurements. The Strada Digital Wireless also features a low battery alarm for both the computer head and sensor.

digital wireless

CatEye Fit wireless:

This device offers the dual function of operation in Bike Mode or Walk Mode. The CatEye Fit Wireless brings with it the functionality of a 3-D pedometer in addition to the standard cycling functions. The built-in 3-D sensors automatically track your steps once it’s removed from the bike. It tracks in real time current/average/max speed, elapsed time, distance and calories in Bike Mode and tracks steps, elapsed time, distance and calories in Walk Mode. Additional features include auto data save and reset each day, a large, easy to read screen, and a 12/24 hr clock.

fit wireless

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