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Safety Cycling Gear for the Road

Another cycling season is here! Oh joy. Oh rapture! Let’s all do what we can to ensure it’s a safe season. Here are a few bicycle accessories that will make you more visible while cycling on the roads, and one to help you see what’s coming up behind you. (The product descriptions are from the manufacturers.)

Firefly® Belt

FireFly Reflective Belt for cyclistsYeah, we know Neon Yellow isn’t exactly high-fashion, but who cares – if it keeps you from being run over by a bus. Just strap it on and go. The Firefly Reflective Belt is not only highly visible, but it is also comfortable and easy to take with you when you head outdoors. The large 3M Scotchlite reflective stripe will effectively alert motorists of your presence during the dark hours of the day. This effective form of reflective gear is unique because it allows motorists to see you from all directions. It is fully adjustable and connects with a heavy duty clip. Fits 24″ – 43″ waists. (that’s size 2 through 21 in women’s sizes) Price: $12.99 at www.RoadID.com

Pearl iZUMi Women’s Elite Barier Convert JacketLime Green reflective cycling jacket
  • Windproof, water-resistant, and packable convertible women’s cycling jacket/vest
  • Elite Barrier fabric with soft micromesh on the inner collar included for added cold weather luxury
  • One-piece integrated sleeve construction makes it easy to remove and store sleeves; zippered back pocket included for removable sleeve storage
  • Made of 100% polyester; backed by a limited lifetime warranty; Price: $45.10 – 99.95 Pearl iZUMi jacket
Safe Zone Bicycle Helmet Mirror

bicycle helmet mirrorThis is the Highest Quality Bicycle Helmet-Mounted Mirror available. This bicycle helmet mirror is so well-received by our customers that they claim it is the best helmet-mounted mirror available. We think you will agree if you try one. That’s what we intended when we designed it. The HUGE 2.250″ mirror which yields a huge field of view is by far much larger than anything else available. The large mirror size makes it easy to view EVERYTHING approaching from the rear, more or less simultaneously while looking straight ahead. The STURDY mounting is unparalleled….no weak adhesives or fragile parts used! Additionally, the linked stalk retains it’s easy to adjust functionality FOREVER; Guaranteed never to loosen! . Simply attach to helmet with included zip-ties, bend it into a position that offers best visibility, and it stays put! Price $40.00 Safe Zone Bicycle Helmet Mirror

Wrist ID SlimRoadID wristIDSlim

The name speaks for itself. The Wrist ID Slim is the slimmest (or smallest) ID in our lineup. This pint-size fella may be diminutive in stature, but he is jam-packed with peace of mind. The Wrist ID Slim is worn by some top athletes, but this great ID is also perfect for kids. Original or Interactive Version: $15.99 at www.RoadID.com

Firefly® High-Viz Stickpak

RoadID high viz reflective stripsWanting to increase your visibility but don’t want to buy new gear? Why not customize your current gear? With the Firefly High-Viz Stickpak, you can create high visibility like never before. This ultra-durable 3M Scotchlite reflective material has an adhesive backing that sticks to most all surfaces. Order your own Firefly High Viz Stickpak and enjoy 3M reflective materials on whatever you wish – bike, shoes, helmet, jacket, and other gear. Price: $4.99 at www.RoadID.com

 

Firefly® Supernova (with bike attachment)safety lights for bicycles

In addition to the standard clip, the Supernova Bike comes with a handy- dandy mount that allows you to easily attach it to your seat post or handlebars. This ultra-bright light will make sure you are seen by motorists or other riders from over a mile away. It features a lifetime LED bulb, flashing and steady modes and is waterproof. Available in Red, Blue, Green and Clear. Batteries included. Price: $15.99 www.RoadID.com

 

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