Not that you need another reason to trick out your bike, but Pinterest is packed with accessories, from leather wine carriers and waxed canvas saddle bags to wood fenders and copper bells. Here are 10 gadgets, handpicked and Pinned by cycling aficionados from around the world.
A small yet significant detail, bike bells are available in a variety of materials such as copper, steel and zinc, but some say brass makes the clearest sound.
2. Handlebar tape
Compliment your bike and keep a comfortable grip with traditional leather handlebar tape as seen in this Pin from Gizem Önal in Turkey.
A lightweight basket with a handle helps carry goods on and off the bike.
4. Saddle bag
Organize your bike tools in a compact and expandable roll bag.
5. U-lock holster
An alternative to your back pocket or bag, mountable holsters keep your u-lock secure and rattle-free.
6. Wine carrier
If you’re headed to a picnic, don’t forget the wine. William van Beek found this black leather bottle belt.
7. Frame handle
Yalon Fishbein found a handy way to haul a bike up and down stairs.
8. Pedal straps
Keep your feet where they need to be with hard-wearing leather straps.
9. Wood fenders
Reclaimed wood fenders add a classic touch to your bike, and keep water and mud off your back.
10. Sidecar and canvas bag
Gerald Chia found a solution for transporting large loads with this smart combo. The bag is crafted in durable canvas to withstand all types of weather, and the sidecar collapses for easy storage.
—Amy Schaefer, Writer, currently Pinning to wheels.