In April's issue of The Simple Things, we get back on the road with a quick spring bike health-check (page 20) and a look back at the history of women and cycling, as told through a Victorian cycling manual for ladies (p86). Fellow bike lovers, gather round. We've picked some of our favourite cycling accessories to make this season's riding as pretty as a picture.
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1. 'Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride' - we wholeheartedly agree! Emu Designs, £11.62 2. This clever gadget solves the dilemma of how to transport a bottle on a bike picnic. Bicycle wine rack, Cycle Chic, £34.99 3. Cycling helmets don't have to look so, well, practical. We love this super sleek gloss helmet by Sahn, Cycle Chic, £89 4. Carry your laptop safely with this charcoal pannier, Bolzano, Cycle Chic, £55 5. Buy British! We love the sound of this bell made by the only company manufacturing bicycle bells in the UK. Lion Bellworks, from £14.95 6. Keep your bicycle tools close and hand in this stylish leather bag. Trick and Thread, £38.17
For more cycling love, buy The Simple Things April issue now.