Seven of the best cycling gadgets to keep you safe, streamlined and switched on
Travelling on two wheels is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, but are you getting the most out of it? From helmets and lamps to computers and phone mounts, here’s our guide to everything a cyclist needs
Quad Lock phone mount
Available in two versions for the iPhone 6 or 6s Plus, this light but strong bike mount (HK$620) grips your device for easy access to maps and apps. Available from quadlockcase.com.
Garmin EDGE 20
With data on time, distance, speed, total ascent and location, this tiny GPS bike computer (HK$999) is perfect for mapping your ride. Buy it at sportsworld.hk.
Catlike Mixino Helmet
Designed with more gaps than usual, this helmet (HK$2,325) keeps you cool while providing extra protection to the back of your head. Find it at backcountry.com.
Dahon Speed D7
Available in white, red, orange and black, this hand-welded folding bike (HK$2,680) has an easily adjustable saddle. Ideal for an urban commute that includes a trip on the MTR. Find it at hkbicycle.com.
Btwin cycling repair kit
Incredibly light, this do-to-all kit includes this handy multi-tool, but also adds a spare light and three tyre levers. Available at decathlon.com.hk.
CatEye Econom Force head lamp
This LED-powered head lamp (HK$568) has high, low and flashing beams, and a run time of up to 30 hours. Find it at hkbicycle.com.
Orao Arroyo cycling sunglasses
A soft frame and adjustable arm tips and nose pads make these sunglasses (HK$249) comfortable while riding. Four interchangeable lenses also make them ready for any weather. Available at decathlon.com.hk.