We're HUGE fans of biking here at Women's Health. If you need any convincing about how amazing this sport is, definitely check out our story,Everything You Need to Know About Biking. But if you're as hooked as we are, you're going to want to stock up on the essentials. Sure, your bike is a big part of the riding equation, but these five picks can make a great ride even better!
SPECIALIZED WOMEN'S ASPIRE HELMET
Comfort, style, and (most important) safety? No brainer!
CAMELBAK PODIUM BIG CHILL 25 OZ
Sip quick, sip often with this leak-proof, easy-squeeze bottle.
MOXIE MERINO WOOL BOLERO
Keep warm on the road (or at a post-ride brunch) in this chic and functional shrug.
NALINI TYPHA LADY SHORTS
Lightweight, slim-fit shorts that won't rub you the wrong way on long rides.
SHIMANO CLICK'R PD-T400
These beginner pedals are 60 percent easier to "clip" in and out.