Best Biking Basics

Fitness, News and Advice
on April 23, 2010

Trek Allant WSD
With a super-comfy, wide leather seat and comfy handgrips, this versatile bike is great for running errands, commuting or longer weekend rides. It’s also easy to shift and has 21 gears—a great combo for beginners. $539.99;

Giro Skyla
Attention ladies: Ideal for both road and mountain biking, this affordable helmet is simple to adjust and even has space for your ponytail. Bonus: Five cute designs will help you ride in style. $40;
Guys: Gear up with the Giro Transfer, a breathable, lightweight and affordable helmet for any biking occasion. $40;

Bike Glow
Stay visible on the road with this 10-foot flexible light tube wrapped around your bike frame. Powered by two AA batteries, the Bike Glow weighs less than 2oz and comes in a variety of colors. $24.95.