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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

So, do you have any bicycle accessorizing tips to share? We’d love to hear your ideas.



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Best Mount Ever!

As solid, as sturdy and is indestructible as it looks in the pictures. These folks are easy to deal with and answer questions quickly.

Cup Holder Cell Phone Mount

Quality item. Very sturdy. However, If you have an oversized cup holder, it may not fit. I had one large and one small, so I was able to utilize.

Motorcycle mount

I went from a Ram mount which I really like to the tackform and was a great move ... fits perfect on my bike and doesn’t hit the tank when the bars are fully turned and holds my phone so tight it doesn’t move ... I love it and I’m tell everyone this is the way to go no plastic all metal

For my full size Ford truck

I’ve got a 2001 Ford F-250 SuperDuty. I live 5 miles deep on a gnarly, bumpy, dirt/mud road and have had trouble with other phone mounts breaking (the vent mount) or not working (suction cup mount). I screwed this to an empty panel below and to the left of my stereo and it works great! It’s endless adjustments got it out of the way of my shifter, made it so I can see my stereo, and barely takes my eyes off the road! Best. Mount. Ever.

Great Phone Mount

The phone mount installed very easily and my phone is now very secure but readily available when I ride my bike.