New Tech for Making Commuting by Bike a Breeze
Whether you live in a city or country environment, you may find it easier to commute to work using your bicycle. However, travelling in rush hour traffic across a long distance while still making sure you are able to carry all of your work essentials and clothing with you can prove to be a struggle. So if you are looking for a way to make your life easier when it comes to cycling to work, here are five pieces of tech which have been manufactured for a hassle free ride.
- Commuter Pants by Rhone
- Bike Helmet by Lumos
- Tern Vektron Electric Folding Bike
- Abus Bordo Lite 6050 Bike Lock
- Samsonite 2WM Backpack
Commuter Pants by Rhone
Sports clothing brand Rhone has created a range of trousers which are suitable for work and cycling. So if your workplace requires a smart dress code, you can most certainly get away with these bottoms with a tailored suit appearance. These trousers contains panels of stretchy fabric to improve your comfort when cycling as tailored pants are often structured which makes them hard to move in. Another added bonus of these trousers are that they do not wrinkle easily which means that you can cycling to work with your mind at ease knowing that you won’t be ruining your fresh ironing.
Bike Helmet by Lumos
Lumos has creatively engineered a bicycle helmet which not only serves as an excellent piece of protective gear, but it also has illuminating properties. This helmet contains LED lights on the back and front of the helmet which can be controlled using your smartphone, Apple Watch or supplied handlebar attachment. These LEDs light up to help showcase which direction you are turning when pressing the appropriate indicator. This would not make it easier to indicate without using hand signals, but it also enhances your visibility in the dark. This piece of kit can be recharged using the provided charging lead and connects via WIFI to a range of devices. You can purchase this online from the manufacturers website.
Tern Vektron Electric Folding Bike
When it comes to choosing a bike for commuting it can be difficult to find one that ticks all the boxes. Perfect for the city commute, you can look into purchasing a foldable bike which would make transitioning from the road to the train or bus a breeze. And for longer commutes an electric bike would take the pressure off your legs which would mean that you are fresh and focused when you get to work rather than tired. Therefore combining the two, a bike such as the Tern Vektron Electric Folding Bike would make an excellent choice.
Abus Bordo Lite 6050 Bike Lock
During your cycling commute, space is very limited. Therefore, this Abus Bordo Lite 6050 Bike Lock is a perfect choice. This lock is lightweight and foldable which makes it an excellent space saver as it won’t take up much space in your backpack or weigh the bag down with heavy chains. By purchasing this bike lock you can feel confident that your bike is going to be secure when it is kept in the sheds outside of your office or during any stops on your route.
Samsonite 2WM Backpack
The Samsonite 2WM Backpack can be ordered online from the manufacturer’s website or any other licensed stockist’s store. This backpack is a great size for keeping your laptop in when travelling to and from work. It also is made from a water resistant material which ensures that your essentials and your technology will remain protected in the bad weather.
There is also a helmet fastening system on the front of the backpack which is great for keeping all of your gear together while in the office so that you don’t forget a thing. The back panel of the bag contains a backrest with air circulating technology to prevent sweat or discomfort when commuting a distance.
Some versions of this backpack also feature a Velcro phone pocket, reflective panels and a headphone opening and magnetic earphone holders. These additional attributes make this range of bags perfect for music lovers as you can reduce the distraction of dangling headphone leads and much more.
Improving Your Commuting Experience Today!
Throughout this article we have explored five pieces of tech which can help improve your commuting experience considerably. If any of these have peaked your interest in purchasing, let us know over on our social media pages! You can also shop our vast range of Cycling clothing and accessories within our online store – Sports Fitness.
This article was written exclusively for Sports Fitness by Loren Astbury