Whether you are a daily commuter or just like to ride on the weekends, owning a bike definitely requires a few accessories to ride safely and efficiently. There’s no reason that helmets, bags, or locks should be unattractive or sporty (if that’s not your style). I found my bike basket at a thrift shop (it’s an old fishing basket) and wired it to the front. It definitely comes in handy for carrying tools and a water bottle and I love the way it looks. Here are a few of my favorite classic and beautiful accessories for bicycling.
Nautical Reflector Vest 1 of 15
Tool Bag 2 of 15This beautiful leather bag is based on an original 1896 design by Brooks. Fits perfectly behind the saddle.
$99.99 at Adeline Adeline.
Large Wicker Bicycle Basket 3 of 15This classic basket can carry anything from your laptop to your groceries.
72 Euro at Abici Italia.
Felt Cap 4 of 15Wear this cap under your helmet or alone.
$20 at La Perle Petite.
Felt Bag 5 of 15This smart felt bag fits nicely on the frame of a bike to carry tools or your wallet.
$180 at Adeline Adeline.
Italian Wool Cap 6 of 15This lovely Italian wool cap is great for riding.
40 Euro at Abici Italia.
Wallet Teather 7 of 15Secure your wallet to a belt look with this great tether. Made by Tanner Goods.
$58 at Tanner Goods.
Rain Cape 8 of 15This rain cape is great for riding because it can fold up easily and dries quickly.
$52 at Karmology Clinic.
Market Bag 9 of 15This 100% cotton market bag attaches easily to most rack systems. It also includes a handy shoulder strap.
$139.99 at Adeline Adeline.
Simple Bike Helmet 10 of 15This simple, utilitarian design is a great helmet option.
$60 at Public Bikes.
Bike Lock 11 of 15Lock up your bike with this colorful lock from Italy.
100 Euro at Abici Italia.
Leather Bag 12 of 15This limited edition bag is based on a Brooks design from the 1950's.
$295 at Adeline Adeline.
Trouser Straps 13 of 15These leather trouser straps will last through wear and tear.
20 Euro at Abici Italia.
Cable Lock 14 of 15This simple, utilitarian cable lock is a great way to protect your bicycle and give you peace of mind.
$9.50 at Adeline Adeline.
Tire Pump 15 of 15A beautiful, classic tire pump is made of aluminum and wood.
$65 at Adeline Adeline.
Top photo: Adeline Adeline. All photos from respective sources.
Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!
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