A multi tool– for fixing stuff on the road.
Cycling gloves– for comfort.
Lights– for safety at night.
A bike computer– so you can track how far you went.
Bike shorts – these can’t be returned so be sure to try them on.
A helmet– make sure it fits correctly!
A bell or a horn– required by law in Ottawa.
A good lock – so your bike will be there when you get back!
Cool Weather Riding Essentials
Merino wool socks–for warm toes.
Booties– for warm feet.
A thin winter hat– to go under a helmet.
A bike trainer– for days it’s too cold.
A training DVD– to make indoor training more fun.
Great Cycling Add-ons
A set of brushes– to keep your bike shiny clean.
A repair stand–for fixing stuff at home.
A Trek Travel trip– because it’s not cold everywhere!
A cycling GPS– to track your miles and much more.
Gear Floss– for a clean cassette.
A CO2 pump– for fast fixes on the road.
A wheel set– to go fast!
A Bontrager Flare RT tail light– for daytime visibility
A Thule-Chariot trailer– so you can bring the kids.
A torque wrench– for getting the adjustments right.
A Retul bike fit– for comfort and speed.
A waterproof breathable cycling jacket– for all weather
A Garmin Edge Explore 1000– the ultimate GPS bike computer.
A Stages Cycling Power Meter – power measurement made easy.
A Garmin Varia Rearview Radar– to be extra safe.