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Gift Guide 2017: 8 Gifts for the Urban Cyclist

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Gift Guide 2017: 8 Gifts for the Urban Cyclist

December 13, 2017

Ever since my husband joined the ranks of bicycle commuters, a whole new world of cycling design has opened up for me. The wealth of beautifully crafted, bike gear out there is enough to entice any designophiles; here are my picks for pedaling perfection from the worldwide market.

leave it to the english to make a riding hat style helmet that&#8\2\17;s so 9
Above: Leave it to the English to make a riding-hat-style helmet that’s so stylish it makes even this diehard walker want to hop on two wheels. Sustainably manufactured from lightweight, carbon fiber, Dashel’s Helmets are available in gray, white, dark blue, black, orange, and red; £170 ($227)
from brooks, another icon english biking company known for its beautiful leathe 10
Above: From Brooks, another icon English biking company known for its beautiful leather seats/saddles, comes the Hoxton Wire Basket. This modern take on a traditional bike basket features a wooden base and a leather grip; €140 ($187). In the US, it’s available at Heritage General Store; $160.
made from water resistant fabric, the danish designed rains backpack is both ru 11
Above: Made from water-resistant fabric, the Danish-designed Rains Backpack is both rugged and stylish. Available in smoke, black, olive, and charcoal from End; $95. The slightly smaller Rains Mini Backpack is also available in a myriad of colors; 549 DKK ($86.59).
designed in japan, tanaka’s copper bottle cage adds a bit of bling for your b 12
Above: Designed in Japan, Tanaka’s Copper Bottle Cage adds a bit of bling for your bike. Available at Linus for $26.
 

just because your bike lock provides iron clad security doesn&#8\2\17;t mea 13
Above: Just because your bike lock provides iron-clad security doesn’t mean it can’t be elegant. From London-based Nonusual, the leather Gropes D-Lock Cover, £18 ($24.05), comes in yellow, black, natural, and red. From Tokyo Bikes NYC; $35.
a contemporary twist on the classic, crane&#8\2\17;s e ne bike bell (shown 14
Above: A contemporary twist on the classic, Crane’s E-ne Bike Bell (shown) comes in three colors, from contemporary black to festive brass and copper; $40. Another favorite is the Spurcycle Bell from Heritage General; $49.
available in black, brown, and honey, the brooks mt\10 multi tool (shown) is m 15
Above: Available in black, brown, and honey, the Brooks MT10 Multi Tool (shown) is my favorite  tool for on-the-go fixes; $45. My runner-up is the Bike Tool Roll from Seattle-based EH Works, available in three sizes; $38 to $52.
for the minimalist, twonee&#8\2\17;s copenhagen bike rack comes in natural  16
Above: For the minimalist, Twonee’s Copenhagen Bike Rack comes in natural (shown) and white; $46.
Still need more inspiration for the urban cyclist? Or simply can’t resist browsing through more beautiful bike design?

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