Bicycle Network: Bikes 'n' Bits
We can help you find the right accessories for you
Bike locks test 2012-13
Beat bike thieves with the right lock. Ride On magazine's regular locks test finds the best options currently available.
Find below technical material and Australian Standards about bike brakes.
What are they for and how do I use them?
Gloves can help prevent blisters by reducing road shock and chaffing. They can also protect your hands from injury in the case of a fall, and help shield your hands from weather extremes.
Helmets in sold in Australia all meet Australian standards, so you just need to buy the one that fits best.
The rules and what you need.
Shoes and pedals
Want to be more efficient and comfortable on your bike? Cycling specific shoes may be the answer.
Different types of tyres suit different styles of riding.
Panniers and bags
There's a wide variety of luggage/accessory storage products on the market to suite most every cycling need.
Saddles and seats
Ride on the wrong saddle, or with your saddle at the wrong height or angle, and the results can be very painful.
Baby on board: a guide to carrying babies and toddlers
Everything you wanted to know about buying equipment for carrying kids on (or behind) your bike
Can I tag-along? A guide to riding with your child on a tag-along bike
A tag-along is an ideal way to take your child riding, effectively converting your bike into a tandem...
Kiddie carriers - seats
Ride On magazine's Gear Guru Rene Bueman investigates child seats for front and back and child trailers.
Kiddie carriers - trailers
Ride On magazine's Gear Guru Rene Bueman investigates child seats for front and back and child trailers. This page presents info on trailers
Pollution filter face masks
For those worried about inhaling particulate matter on their ride to work a facial mask that filters out pollution may be desirable.
Electric or other motor-assisted bicycles can be great for people who need a bit of extra help to get up hills or carry a heavy load of groceries home, or travel a longer distance.
Pumps: floor pumps
For home use a floor pump is essential to keep your tyres at the right pressure
Pumps: mini pumps
Take a pump with you when you ride to save a long walk home in case of a puncture
Road cycling shoes
René Bueman clips in, buckles down and goes hard on the asphalt to test road cycling shoes