A New Multi Tool
All multi tools are cycling items with a useful life. Indicators such as corroded or seized allen keys should be clear signs of replacement. Perhaps new features like a chain breaker or more Allen keys can win you over before it becomes obsolete. Brands like Lezyne or Topeak make the best multitools.
A Cycling Seat Bag
A seat bag is an essential cycling gear organizer for storing your essentials. It's disheartening to see poorly built and cheap looking seat bags. Brands like Topeak have revolutionized with better looking and more practical rolling bags. These bags provide better storage. They look better and are hardly recognizable under the seat.
A Hand Pump PSI Gauge
Hand pumps are a must-have item on the bike if you don't want to get stranded by a pinched tube. Newer hand pumps feature a mini hose that connects to the valve, reducing the risk of the hand pump damaging your wheels, and they include a pressure gauge to tell you how much PSI you have. Its construction puts less pressure on the hands, and more efficient to continue riding. Crankbrothers and Lezyne are excellent hand pump brands.
A Bicycle Phone Case
For those who are not yet determined to invest in a cycling computer, you will be surprised to learn that smartphones have cycling apps. Brands like Peak Design and Mous sell cycling accessories like phone cases paired with phone mounts to ensure a cleaner, more multipurpose case that works across their entire ecosystem. They can mount their phone on the bike with its multi-use case design.
New Water Bottles
Water bottles are one replacement we can all admit to leaving behind. These bottles lose their filtering functions and become a health hazard. For less than $20, you get a new filtered bottle to drink clean water.
As a tip, recycle the old ones for pouring degreasers or even turn them into a new storage bottle for snacks on the bike.
The effects of cycling can affect your pockets if you are not sure what to take when cycling. Some trends are temporary, while others are perpetual. We care that you gain greater clarity on what benefits your experience and your budget. These upgrades are sure to put you ahead of the rest and can be used for future reference to keep a personal inventory. Share in the comments if we forgot something so we can learn.