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Learn more about the following bike gear categories, for a better cycling experience


Looking for accessories for your bicycle?

There are well-known bits and pieces that can be added to your bike, like lights, on the bike bags and cargo racks to hold them.

Then there's the items that the rider often carries, like cycling backpacks, bike locks and computers.

We have guides on how to use these accessories and offer our recommendations to the right ones for you to use.

Bike Racks for Cars

Looking to take your bike with you on a road trip or a day away from home so you can explore somewhere new by bike?

Check out our guides to car bike racks so you can work out what the best racks are for you and your family.


What you wear while cycling is important. You need to right apparel for the ride. Waterproof for the wet, breathable for the warm and thermal for the cold.

Read our bicycle clothing articles to learn more about what to wear and when, including:


Here we talk about the parts that make everything run smoothly: the bike components.

It's possible to modify any part of a bike to your like, whether that be an upgrade to make it lighter, tougher or more comfortable. Sections include:


Aside from storing your bike neatly out of the way, you'll want to keep your bike safe from opportunistic thieves and from the weather elements.

Here we look at bike storage solutions for around the home, using racks, hoists and other very clever space-saving solutions.

Bike hanging on a white wall in an apartment

Bike Storage In Apartment Ideas

When you live in an apartment, or flat as it’s known in some places, your bike storage options may be few. If you’re lucky, you might have a garage nearby…

Saddle bag attached to seatpost

How To Attach A Saddle Bag To A Bike

A saddle bag lets you carry bike tools and personal items on the bike discreetly. It avoids the need to overfill your pockets or use up other valuable bike space….

Bike on apartment balcony

How To Store Bike On Balcony

Storing a bike on a balcony is a practical solution for people who do not have access to a garage or a dedicated storage space. Do you need to take…

Man attaching his bike on car's roof rack

How To Put A Bike On A Roof Rack

The main benefit of a good roof-mounted bike rack is that it keeps the rear of your car clear. With a bike on the roof, you retain access to the…

Black Mazda CX-5 SUV moving on the road

Best Bike Rack For A Mazda CX-5 SUV

The Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV that easily holds two bikes in its cargo space. And that’s great as long as you’re not transporting much else. A Mazda…