Family Riding Essentials
Having fun with the whole family can be even better with the right accessories.
Family riding & what you need to know!
What could be better than doing things together? Bringing the little ones along on a bike trip is made easy with our list of family cycling essentials! Whether you're looking for a trailer, bike seat, or trail-a-bike, The Bike Zone has options to make bike outings more fun and comfortable for you and your little ones!
Helmets & Locks
Helmets provide the much needed protection and safety you need in the case of a fall or crash. And a good lock keeps your investment safe.
Helmets provide the much needed protection and safety you need in the case of a fall or crash. No matter how careful you are or how skilled of a rider you are, accidents happen and when they do, you'll be happy that you wore a helmet to protect your precious cargo.
Bike helmets have different technologies to create light wight, well ventilated, and enhanced safety features such as MIPS and ANGI to keep you safe and comfortable.
Having your bicycle disappear is a sure way to put a dampener on your day. Whether it goes missing from a garage, a dedicated parking stand or is cropped from a set of railings, the outcome is the same. So, with the world still populated by an annoyingly large percentage of scumbags, how do you best guarantee your bike remains where you left it?
Bells & Lights
Just like the best road bike helmets, bells & lights help increase cycling safety, both for the rider themselves and for surrounding pedestrians.
Many cyclists find bells off-putting because of their look - but the latest crop of bike bell technology includes some impressive little contraptions, many of which can almost hide behind a cable or under a handlebar. Just like the best road bike helmets, bells help increase cycling safety, both for the rider themselves and for surrounding pedestrians. It's surprising how often people on foot don't hear a bike coming up behind them, even if the rider is calling out to alert them to their approach.
Good-quality bike lights should be one of the first cycling accessories on your shopping list. Needless to say, they are essential when cycling at night or if visibility is poor, making lights a must-have during the winter and a smart addition to your bike even in the summer.
Bike Seats & Trailers
Child bike seats are ideal for the daily commute or for family adventures.
Child bike seats are ideal for the daily commute or for family adventures. Safe, easy to use and comfortable whether the ride is short or long.
The Bike Zone stocks a variety of styles and models depending on your needs and keeping your child comfortable! We have traditional rear mounted child bike seats and front mounted child bike seats to that your little one can see the pathway ahead!
With bike trailer you can bring your kids on every adventure, whether it's biking, strolling, jogging, or cross-country biking. With bike trailer for recreation, you can run daily errands with your kids or cargo - and go for fun bike outings on the weekends!
Racks & On-Bike Storage
There are a variety of styles to fit your vehicle, bike, and budget.
If you're transporting multiple bikes, e-bikes, or full suspension bikes, look no further than a hitch mounted rack. Securely attached to your vehicle and take seconds to install. There are a variety of styles to fit your vehicle, bike, and budget.
Some racks secure the bikes through the frame of the bike and there are also options that secure by the wheel to avoid any contact with the frame. Carry up to 5 bikes, and some models conveniently fold up and swing out so you still have full access to the trunk of your vehicle.
Arrive to your destination without the sweaty back that backpacks cause with trapped heat. A bike rack is an essential way to carry all your necessities. Racks can affix to your bike in a variety of ways and can accommodate all sorts of different brake systems. If you're looking for an effective, sweat-free way to carry essentials, look no further than a rack for your bike!