How can you enjoy your electric bike ride with the best electric bike accessories?
Electric bikes are more popular than ever, and modern technology has improved their performance for the better. Electric bikes aren’t the slow, heavy bicycles with poor battery life that they used to be. They are now an extremely reliable and popular form of transport for people all around the world. If you own an electric bicycle you will know what a brilliant form of transport they are and how much they improve your quality of life.
So, how can you improve your set up even more?
With electric bike accessories of course. If you love your bike and use it daily, there are a few electric bike accessories that will improve your setup, keep you safe, and make your life easier. It doesn’t matter whether you are the pleasure cyclist, daily commuter, or love long-distance cycling. We have four accessories that will improve your experience and make your cycle-life safer and more enjoyable.
What electric bike accessories do I need?
Your most essential electric bike accessories should focus on your safety and improving your cycling. The best accessories will serve a purpose well, make your cycling experience better in some way, and offer a safety aspect. The safety aspect could be physical protection from a high-quality helmet.
We have four high-quality electric bike accessories to take your cycling to the next level.
Whether you are looking for a comfortable, high-visibility helmet with excellent safety values, a new set of high-powered lights, or a new well-designed cycle backpack to fit all your essentials in, we have a list of products that will be perfect for you.
What are the best electric bike accessories?
The Bontrager Specter WaveCel Cycling Helmet is a lightweight breathable open-face helmet that uses WaveCel technology for ultimate-protection. WaveCel is a cellular structure that is built to collapse under impact. This technology is five times more effective than the standard foam padding you find in traditional cycling helmets. It offers high-performance protection in a smaller package, which makes for a lighter and far superior helmet. The nature of the WaveCel cellular structure is also highly breathable. This means no sweaty head when you turn up to work after the cycle commute.
The Bontrager Specter takes protection and comfort to the next level. It is one of the most versatile and comfortable helmets on the market. In our opinion, it is the most important and essential electric bike accessory.
If you are looking for the best protection for that valuable head of yours, then this is the helmet for you. Not only will it keep you safe if the worst happens. It is also super comfortable and it will keep you cool, moisture-free, and visible when you are on the road. If you spend a lot of time on your bike, then this is the helmet for you.
The Bontrager Pro Ride Wallet is a fully waterproof phone case. It is completely touch-friendly, camera-friendly, and allows you to hear and talk through. It is ideal for keeping your phone safe, dry, and secure during your cycling ventures.
It is compatible with most phones (even plus sizes). The wallet protects your phone from the rain and sweat that you may encounter while cycling. This case easily slips in and out of your pocket and is fully responsive to touch and sound. This means that you will be able to answer calls and reply to texts easily.
This phone case is ideal for the cycle courier, commuter cyclist, or pleasure cyclist that wants to keep their phone within reach without exposing it to the elements.
The Bontrager Ion Pro RT Bike light is a top of the range USB-rechargeable front bicycle light. It will keep you visible during the day and help guide you down dark roads at night. This super-powerful bicycle light allows you to ride in confidence during all hours of the day and night. It has five beam settings and is capable of 1300 lumens when on its high setting. The beam pattern of this light allows you to see far ahead. It lights up the full width of the road or trail, unlike most other narrow-beam cycle lights.
The five settings on this bicycle light are:
- a day flash to alert vehicles of your presence in the daytime;
- a night flash;
- a 400-lumen setting;
- 800-lumen setting;
- 1300-lumen setting.
These settings provide enough light for any situation. They ensure you can see in any condition, as well as ensuring other road users can see you clearly.
On a full charge, you can expect over 24 hours of continuous use on the flash settings, 6 hours at 400 lumens, 3 hours at 800 lumens, and 1.5 hours on 1300 lumens.
If you also use a Garmin or Bontrager ANT+ device this light has the ability to connect to them wirelessly for setting control and battery status all in one place.
The ability to control the light wirelessly is a huge bonus! Especially if you decide to mount it on a helmet, or in a hard to reach place.
Overall, the Bontrager Ion Pro is a high-end, reliable, and versatile bicycle light. It beats its competition by miles with its high-power and connectivity features. This light is a must-have for cycle couriers and messengers that work all hours of the day. It is a great addition for the commuter, and pleasure cyclist.
The Electra Reflective Backpack is a practical pack for cycling. It is designed to move as much as you do so it does not disrupt your natural movement when cycling. When you wear this handy cycle pack you barely notice you are wearing it.
It has an 18-liter cargo capacity which is more than enough to store provisions for a day out on your bike or your work kit during the commute. It is made with water-resistant reflective fabric. The fabric is highly visible during the day and into the night.
The Electra Reflective Backpack has a protective laptop pocket that will hold laptops and tablets securely up to 15 inches. It has plenty of storage features to help make life on a bicycle a bit more practical. It features expandable side pockets for your water bottles, external straps for your jacket or yoga mat, and a handy dry bag compartment for stowing away valuables. Overall, this backpack is well-designed and serves its purpose perfectly.
How can I make my bike unique?
With so many electric or even hybrid bicycles on the streets now, it can be hard to distinguish one bike from another.
Personalizing yourself and your bike with electric bike accessories can certainly help. As well as kitting yourself out with the best gear and bike accessories, you can add a personal touch to your bicycle. You can change grips, dust caps, mirrors, or add a basket or pannier-rack.
Customizing yourself and your bike to suit your personal style and serve your needs better will both make your life easier and more enjoyable.