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Cycling Gear Checklist: Things to Buy


Gone are the days of cycling the old fashioned way with just you and your bike. Nowadays, you might want to consider buying cycling gears so that you will enjoy cycling fully. If you are finding yourself at a loss as to which cycling gear to buy, here is a concise checklist that can help you choose.

Cycling Jackets, Tights and Pants – This cycling gear allows you to move freely when your cycling. You don’t have to worry about wearing shorts that are too short and pants that are too tight. Most of the time, this cycling gear comes in a package deal so choose wisely.

Cycling Gloves – This has to be the most overlooked cycling gear of all time. Although a lot of cyclists know the importance of wearing gloves, people who are not exactly into cycling might think that it’s just a fashion statement, a trademark for cyclists. However, it does not only protect your hands from getting sunburned especially if you’re cycling during a hot day. It also protects you from unexpected debris and injuries if you fall.

Protective gears – This includes the helmets, knee pads and elbow pads. Always remember to put your safety first especially if you’re planning on cycling on busy roads and on rocky roads. You will never know when an accident is going to happen so better invest in the right cycling gear early on.

Bike Computers – You might want to buy this cycling gear even if you are only thinking of cycling as a hobby. There are different types of bike computers so invest in the right one. When it comes to the right one, it really depends on how you like at cycling. If you are only in it for fun, then the basic bike computer will do. However if you are in it for the love of the sport, then you might want to consider more advanced bike computers.

When it comes to choosing the right cycling gear, the most expensive might not be exactly the most durable. This is why when buying, be sure to analyze the quality of the cycling gear that you are planning to buy; don’t just look at the price tag.


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