Is there anything better than getting to speed along amazing forest trails, wind in your face and getting your heart pumping? There is simply nothing quite like the feeling of going mountain biking. As mountain biking is a great and eco-friendly way to stay fit it is gaining more and more popularity. That is why there are so many new cool bike accessories that will make your adventures safer, more interesting and easier.
A GoPro Hero 9
A lot of people are familiar with all the different GoPros. But GoPro’s newest camera pack with a couple of improved and new features will blow your mind. It has a camera stabilisation feature that just keeps progressing and is now on its third version. This one comes with a 5K resolution that is the first one of them to have it. There is no need to worry about dropping it somewhere along the trail as they have switched back to a detachable lens. Another improvement that they have made that mountain bikers just adore is the two wings on the bottom of the case so you can attach it without having a case on it.
Waterproof Phone Case
Something that every mountain bike cyclist has to have is a waterproof phone case. The FITFORT universal waterproof case, as its name says is compatible with almost every phone and it is great to use as the touchscreen is responsive. With it on you will be able to do anything underwater without any delays. It is great because you will be able to use your phone if you are biking while it’s raining as it has a dual swivel lock that means that it keeps a tight seal.
Waterproof Wrist Fitness Tracker
The Wesoo fitness tracker is one of the best on the market. That is because it is a distance counter, heart monitor, calorie counter as well as it has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and it displays the time. As it is wrapped around your wrist it is very good for cycling adventures. It counts the distance you have ridden as well as how much calories you’ve burned. The thing that makes it better than others is the fact that it is waterproof, therefore you will be able to take it with you even when it’s raining or going through creeks.
Jaybird Vista Wireless Headphones
A lot of mountain bikers like to listen to music or podcasts while they are cycling. Sometimes having headphones that have a cord can end very badly and you can even end up getting hurt. But when it comes to wireless headphones it can be quite tough to find ones that are perfect. The Jaybird Vista headphones are great for everyone who lives an active life. They are very small so they can fit anybody’s ear and they will stay in place when you are bouncing. Another very important thing is that they are both waterproof and sweatproof so you don’t have to worry about damaging them. But what makes them more special is their long battery life that can be up to 16 hours. They have an awesome sound quality and they are overall a great thing to have when you are a mountain biker.
Waterproof Speedometer and Odometer
Something that is worth investing in is a speedometer and odometer that is waterproof. There are ones that have different modes so you can easily use them when it is both bright and dark outside. They will feature your average speed, time riding, clock, trip distance and many more useful things. When you are searching for the best mountain bikes for sale you will also be able to find accessories like this one.
Goal Zero Nomad 10 Solar Panel
When you are escaping to the great outdoors, no matter if it’s for a couple of days or just a few hours, you need to be prepared. As we can survive without devices and phones, a solar panel is very important to have. This panel will be able to recharge your small devices if it happens to run out of battery. It is great when you are going off-grid because it will give you the security of being able to charge your GPS or phone while out there.
Laser-Enhanced Bicycle Light
Mountain biking can be quite dangerous if you don’t have the proper equipment. One of the most important things that you must have is lights. These laser-enhanced lights come with 300 lumen LED lights that have a built-in green laser. What makes it so special is that it can project a bicycle symbol onto roads 6m ahead. That will alert the pedestrians and drivers that a bike is coming their way. This little accessory is easy to install. Durable and waterproof.
Bike Balls Rear Light
If you are someone who likes to be witty, there is nothing better than combining safety with being funny. Why not get ball lights for your bike. Apart from being funny, they are amazing as they will hand under your saddle providing maximum visibility. As they are made from high-grade silicone, they are very durable, resistant to all weather conditions and very simple to mount. So, if you want to have some fun and spice up your bike, these lights are the way to go.
An Electric Bike Wheel
For those who like to transform their bikes and experiment with different things, why not try transforming your mountain bike into an eclectic one with an Electron Wheel. This product is made to make your bike smarter and easier to pedal. It comes with sensors and a 400W motor that is powered by a 10.7Ah lithium-ion battery. It also comes with a handy app that will display your distance, battery life and ride mapping on your phone.
As bikes are relatively simple things, you can have fun adding different accessories that will make your rides both safer and more fun. But keep in mind that you shouldn’t add too many accessories as they can easily distract you and even make your bike unsafe to ride.