Bike Commuting Made Easy

Posted by Todd Church on

Commuting by bike can be exhilarating, empowering, and useful. It's a way to discover a new appreciation for the city you live in, a way to save gas and parking money, and a way to exercise without it feeling like exercise.

How do you start?

We've put together a package of some of our best selling and most practical items to make it simple to commute by bike—and not break the bank. These are favorites of ours that can stand up to the abuse of daily commuting. Much of what we're listing is used daily by our staff of urban cyclists.

The best part is that a bike and all the accessories you'll need to start commuting comes in under $1000.

Trek FX 2 $580

FX 2 is a versatile hybrid bike for fitness, commuting, or riding for the fun of it! It has a lightweight aluminum frame, 24 speeds and a wide range of gearing that's great in hilly terrain, and tires that are both fast on the road and stable on paths and loose terrain. Plus, you can accessorize with racks, fenders, and more useful commuter gear.

Bontrager Solstice Helmet $41.99

  • Lightweight & Well-Ventilated
  • Offered in multiple sizes for the perfect fit
  • Has a low profile, stylish look
  • Meets All Safety Standards
  • Comes in several different colors

Bontrager Ion Flare R Light Set

  • Front and rear light combo for better visibility
  • USB rechargeable
  • Mounts easily to any bike or bag
  • Slim, unobtrusive design

Bontrager Town Shopper Bag

  • Large capacity for gear & groceries
  • Waterproof
  • Easily mounts

Kryptonite U-Lock

  • The most theft-proof lock there is
  • Includes a bike mount
  • Probably the only lock you'll ever need

With our wide selection and everyday 15% off accessories with any bike purchase, building your own personalized commuter package is easy.

As always, bike purchases come with a lifetime of free brake and derailleur adjustments. We've got showers, one-day service, great coffee, and a friendly staff of commuters ready to show you the ropes.

We'll Make Your Commute Easy

Now that you know what gear to get, here's what we do to make your commute smooth and efficient.

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