Fall is one of the most enjoyable times to ride a bike - the weather is not too hot or too cold. Catch a nice breeze and cycle outdoors for the incredible scenery fall foliage has to offer.
After choosing the best bike for you, it’s important to consider the proper gear and accessories you will need. You shouldn’t just hop on your bike without a protective helmet; and wearing the wrong cycling shoes can lead to pain, injury and just plain discomfort.
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Whether you are cycling competitively or taking a leisurely ride, stay safe and, most of all, have fun this season. Check out the best cycling gear for the fall.
The Bolle brand believes comfort is crucial on your long rides. They make a point to satisfy each and every competitor. The Bolts sunglasses have incredible impact resistance and protection. They have interchangeable lenses, an anti-fog treatment and an adjustable nosepiece. Get your pair today from bolle.com.
Showers Pass has just launched an addition to their clothing line, the High Visibility Torch Jacket. It is just what you need for your late night rides. This jacket has a reflective silver MapReflect Body, neon green sides, an audio port and four integrated LED Beacon lights. It is fully waterproof, breathable and stretchy. Get yours today from showerspass.com.
Ventilated with 31 inlets and removable aero shells, this helmet is just what you need for your next ride. It is designed with a place to hold your sunglasses – “Sunglasses Garage” - and features a safety QR code, LED and interchangeable winter and summer linings. Get your helmet today from bolle.com.
Cycle in style with this performance short sleeve jersey. It has a full zip front, polyester/elastane blended flat knit mesh, stretch mesh side panels and new ProGrop sleeve bands. The Fly Cycle Jersey is made from ultra-light polyester/Lyca blend fabric, and has SPF 30 protection. Get yours today from bettydesigns.com.
This breathable jacket sets the standard for performance and comfort on chilly days. It has a three-layer softshell with brushed thermal fleece backing, a secure zip pocket and 7-inch deep back pockets to carry all of your essentials. It also offers windproof and water resistant protection. Get yours today from roka.co.
This is a warm weather training jersey, also perfect for layering in cooler temperatures. It has a breathable mesh back that provides thermodynamic support and a mid-weight knit front. Hold all of your necessary essentials in its 7-inch deep back pockets and don’t worry about the rain, because it has a water resistant communication pocket that works to keep all of your electronics dry. Get your jacket today from roka.co.
Are you waiting for an important phone call? Stop worrying about pulling your bike over to check your phone and get the FINOW Q1 3G Smartwatch Phone. Answer your phone - you don’t want to be texting while riding a bike - from the watch on your wrist. It also has a 3D single curved glass, wear and scratch resistant lens for extra protection on your ride. Get yours today from gearbest.com.
This is a must-have for all cyclists. It has a built-in high sensitive GPS receiver chip, an anti-glare screen, five different backlighting modes and an IPX7 waterproof grade. It also records your laps and presents your cycling route history and cycling information. Get yours today from gearbest.com.
Transform your ride with this lightweight, multisport-ready, GPS-enabled heart rate monitor watch. It has complete running and cycling metrics that provide you with information on your stride length, vertical ratio, ground contact time balance and platform center offset. Get yours today from rei.com.
If you have wide feet, this is the perfect cycling shoe for you. They are extremely lightweight and comfortable. With a super-thin bonded upper, this shoe optimizes airflow and provides great breathability. They also have an Energy Full Carbon SLR sole that gives riders the advantage in pedaling efficiently. Get your pair today from competitivecyclist.com.
Women looking for a secure and promising road cycling shoe, look no further than the SH-RP500 Cycling Shoe by Shimano. It has a synthetic leather upper which provides a secure fit, two hook-and-loop straps, one ratcheting buckle and a fiberglass-reinforced, nylon, carbon composite plate sole. Get your pair from competitivecyclist.com.
This cycling cap has been riders’ favorite for years. However, unlike the average cap, the Rapha Cap is an essential for performance road wear. It is made from soft, lightweight technical cotton and is lined with moisture-wicking, anti-bacterial tape. It’s water resistant, fast-drying and breathable. Wear this cap under your helmet or by itself. Get yours today from rapha.cc.
If you’re an avid cyclist who rides in changeable conditions, then this is the jacket for you. It’s a water resistant, windproof, breathable, three-season cycling jacket. It has reflective stripes for visibility, taped shoulder seams and an offset zip with reverse coil and chin guard. This jacket has a four-way stretch fabric with single-laminate coating. Get yours today from rapha.cc.
This is a high performance thermal bib designed for both comfort and support. It has flat seams for increased comfort, 7-inch locking ankle zippers and perforated front ventilation. Its four-way stretch panels mold to body contours and adapt to movements and weather changes. Get yours today from sugoi.com.
The Bike Cube Organizer keeps all of your cycling essentials together and safe. Fit your helmet, pump, shoes and accessories all in the same place. It offers excellent organization with a tool organizer panel, coated mesh for ventilation and a tote style haul handle for easy carrying. Get yours today from mountainsmith.com.
Avid cyclists know the importance of a good set of gloves. The Diluvio Glove is windproof, waterproof, breathable and lightweight. It has neoprene insulation to keep your hands warm on cooler days and an extended neoprene cuff to keep the wind and rain out. Get your set of gloves today from castelli-cycling.com.
The Coros LINX Smart Cycling Helmet is just what you need for your everyday bike ride. It enables riders to wirelessly connect their helmet to their smart phone. Listen to music, take phone calls, hear navigation, and talk to fellow riders through its open-ear Bone Conduction Technology and wind-resistant microphone. Get your helmet today from coros.com.
For outstanding comfort and a fully-customized fit, look no further than Tralyx SX. They are lightweight and versatile, offering a great fit for any shape of face. They have an adjustable nose piece, modifiable temples and a shock-resistant, hypoallergenic, grilamid frame. Get yours today from rudyproject.com.
Cyclists should already know the importance of head protection. The sterling helmet offers the ultimate protection for leisurely rides and competitive events. It has 18 wide and well-positioned air vents for excellent ventilation, and interior paddings which are made out of hypoallergenic and sweat-resistant materials. Also attached to the helmet are an eyewear dock and a removable visor which fits right on the front of the helmet. Get yours today from rudyproject.com.
Stay safe regardless to what time of the day you’re riding with the Headsweats Women’s Race Hat. It’s a high visibility reflective hat designed to make you visible on all of your adventures. The hat features an Eventure knit shell and sweatband, a black undervisor to reduce glare and reflective piping around the brim and bottom of the hat. It is lightweight, wicking, breathable and quick drying. Get your hat today from headsweats.com.
The Mount Case Bike Forward Mount by Tigra Sport provides you with a way to mount your phone in an out-front position for best viewing. It can be rotated – portrait or landscape – and adjusted to fit various phone lengths. The mount is made of an aluminum alloy frame, which supports your phone against even the worst road conditions. Get yours today from tigrasport.com.