There are many gift ideas that can dramatically enhance the visual appearance of your bike and enhance performance too. Here is a list of useful accessories which will give a cool styling to your riding along with serving some purpose.
Best gift ideas for every biker
There are some accessories that can improve the ease of long touring. Here are some of the gift ideas for every biker out there. These thoughtful gifts will come in handy during any trip and your friend will be thankful.
Bike bags can be of many types, ranging from saddlebags to tank bags. You will get a type for your needs.
These bags are generally made of leather and are very popular among Royal Enfields riders. Saddlebags are small bags that can carry small items like a minimalist toolbox, a first aid kit, and some paper works of your bike like the registration card, etc. It is mounted on one side of your bike and along with carrying the above-mentioned items, it also gives a fresh look to the bike. Additionally, water-resistant saddlebags are also available to protect your luggage.
A double-sided saddlebag is mounted on the rear side of the bike in the center. These can be made up of fabric and can hold much more than the one-sided saddlebags that we’ve discussed in the starting. With these double-sided bags, you can carry your food and clothes which is necessary for long rides. So, it is suitable if you look for long rides.
These bags are mounted on the tank and are extremely slim so, you can expect them to just carry some paperwork like your license and papers of your bikes. Generally, these bags are used for that purpose only. These bags are the cheapest among the list of other bags.
Well, these cannot be mounted on your bike but deserves a mention in this blog as these are very useful for people who like the stock look of their bike and don’t want to add storage accessories to their bikes. Backpacks are simple bags that we carry on our shoulders. In simple terms, it is the bag which you used in your school for carrying books. Backpacks may come with a rain cover which makes them suitable for use in any weather conditions.
Luggage carrier- When talking about bags and luggage this accessory is inevitable. Many or we may say most bikes nowadays don’t have the accessory to mount or tie up your luggage and bags. Luggage carriers provide the space for tying up bags and luggage at the rear of your bike.
Other useful bike accessories
Hand grips are installed on the handlebars of a bike. Our hands start to hurt after riding through traffic after long hours and a soft handgrip can help to counteract this problem. Hand grips also stop the vibration a bit from getting to your hands which makes riding more enjoyable and also provides a special look to the handlebars of your bike.
Disc brake locks
Since nowadays almost all bikes come with a front disc brake so this accessory can be used by most riders. If you get that feeling that your bike may get stolen then this is for you. In India, we hear the news of thieves robbing a bike by breaking the handle lock. This disc brake lock will give an extra layer of security.
But if you really want to travel an extra mile, then you can go and buy a disc brake lock with an alarm. These will notify you whenever someone tries to tamper with the lock.
Mobile phone holder with charger
While riding bikes, we sometimes need to access the map to see the road route for which mobile is the best option. To have continuous access to our mobile, a mobile phone holder on our bike is necessary. We can also see who is calling without stopping the bike and reaching our pockets.
Mobile phone holders can also come with chargers to charge your mobile on the go. This way, your mobile will never run out of battery no matter how long your ride with the screen and map on. Great relief!
Air suspension seat
The reason for discussing this accessory at the last is simple! Because nowadays bike seats come with enough cushioning from the factory itself. This statement is more valid for touring bikes as they are meant for traveling long distances and manufacturers need to think about the comfort of these bikes.
Still, if you want to enhance the seating comfort to the next level then an air suspension seat is the best thing to get. Bad roads can make your back pain and ass numb and an air suspension seat has got your back. These seats are very comfortable and absorb harsh vibrations. There are air-filled compartments and this technology is just awesome.
All in all, this list includes the most useful bike accessories you can give to any rider friend or can buy for yourself. Using these gift ideas will surely bring a smile to your friend’s face while riding long distances. Shop with us and get your accessories delivered fast