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“Must Have” Cycling Accessories

“Must Have” Cycling Accessories

August 11, 2017

Do you love your bicycle? Or, can it use a makeover to make it easier on the eyes? How about function? Could the right accessory make your bike ride easier and more enjoyable? Tackform has snooped around the Internet to scope out interesting bike customization tips, DIY bike accessory videos, and curated cycling gear accessory lists, so you don’t have to.

Here’s what we found.

A Best Bet for DIY Diehards!

This useful video offers illustrated DIY customization tips that will create an interesting and unique custom bicycle reflecting your personality and bike riding needs.

 Video: 25 DYI awesome ideas to decorate your bike

A Dream Wishlist

American Express has rounded up a listing of bike accessories ranging from basic and functional to a few that smack of pure indulgence. From a handy 6-pack bike bag to a sunny bike planter, there’s plenty of variety to suit all tastes and needs.

Article: 13 Safe and Savvy Bike Accessories

Ring your Stylish Bike Bell

Who wouldn’t enjoy ringing a stylish bike bell? If you are looking for something funky and fascinating, you can find plenty of fanciful bells on Pinterest. You’ll find fruity bike bells, flower bike bells, and bells with flags from countless countries. You’ll find more choice pickings on this 73 Best Bicycle Bells Pinterest page.

More practical types should check out “In Search of the Best Bike Bell: The Bikeway Shootout for detailed, straightforward reviews on the best bike bells.

Gadget Geek Bike Gear

If you geek out over laser lighting devices and bike tracking products, there’s a Forbe’s cycling gadget waiting for you to read about it. Surf on over to “Best Bike Tech 2017: A Pick of the Top Cycling Gadgets” to catch up on  news on the latest hi-tech gear for cycling enthusiasts.

Gear for the Ears

Have you been protecting your ears from possible hearing loss from high noise levels caused by wind turbulence? An easy way to protect your ears is with Cat-Ears by AirStreamz.™

Cat-Ears is a fabric biking accessory that you attach to your bike helmet. It shields your ears from the wind, helping you to better hear potential hazards while protecting your hearing. Very basic—but essential!

So? Has this article helped you discover a bike riding accessory you can’t live without? Of course, no bicycle is complete without a Tackform bike mount to firmly hold and protect your tablet, smartphone, or GoPro camera.

Because breaking an electronic device simply isn’t cool.

Cell Phone and GoPro Mounts for Your Handlebars

With the recent rise of biking and cycling apps the need for a secure place to mount your cell phone has risen as well. Tackform offers a variety of different cell phone mounts for biking some of which even second as GoPro Handlebar Mounts.

Share Your Tips with the Cycling Community

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Great mount!

I used it for a set I performed at a music festival on a mic stand I never used before. It fit perfectly and I could adjust the angle so I could see the screen without looking down at it all the time. I use a thick case on my iPad 9.7 pro and it still fit just fine case and all.

Satisfied Customer

Appreciate all Nick did for me to get my Enduro mount quickly at no extra charge and threw in extra screws as well as special ball adapter to use with my gps. Great product. Just returned from almost 4000 mile trip with no issues. Highly recommend. Thanks Nick.

Solid Piece of Equipment at an Appropriate Price.

I bought this mount so I can hang an ipad from the ceiling of my Discovery 1 in the driver's compartment, nautical style. That way I can throw a bunch of OBDII data up on the screen to more carefully manage my vehicle's engine while I use it off-road or while I'm towing.

I grew up in the era where manufacturers matched the price of the mounting system with the price of the item to be mounted. I was therefore skeptical that I could get anything for less than about 150 bucks. Product description seemed legit. Style and size were desirable. Amazon return policy made it a reasonable risk to check it out.

Totally happy with this product. Little touches like metal ball joints and brass sleeved tensioners give me confidence in its ability to hold my equipment wherever I choose to mount it. The amount of well-fitting metal in this device tells me that the person who designed it was interested in creating a quality product primarily, rather than one which simply piled up cash. Packaging was also thoughtfully designed and properly contained the items in the kit without being trendy, wasteful, or difficult to open.

I feel completely at ease with the price I paid -vs- my comprehensive satisfaction level.

Great Mount. Its solid.

I put it on my 07 Electra Glide. Great fit and it holds my phone perfectly! (Galaxy S8 Plus with case) Great product. Thanks guys!

Perfect Mount

I got the TFEN-BM11-SPR Enduro Series™ Motorcycle Phone Mount | 3.5" Arm | Bar Mount Clamps on 7/8", 1", 1-1/8", 1-1/4" Bars | All Metal Design unit for my Samsung Note 8 large cell (6.3") and it grips perfectly. No need for the extra-security rubber sling that is included. I use my cell mostly in landscape mode running Google GPS and the 3.5" double ball joint allows me to adjust to the perfect viewing angle. Highly recommended!