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(Inga Hendrickson)

The Best Bike Accessories of 2018

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Elevate your saddle time.

(Courtesy Wolf Tooth)

Wolf Tooth Pack Pliers ($30)

Fixing a busted chain with your bare hands is a nonstarter. These pliers open and close the master link, store a handful of replacement links, and have a tire lever and valve-core remover built in.

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(Courtesy Lizard Skins)

Lizard Skins DSP 3.2 mm Bar Tape ($46)

A must for anyone prone to numb hands, this tape is cushy, stays tacky when wet, and comes in a variety of colors.

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(Courtesy Silca)

Silca T-Ratchet and Ti-Torque Kit ($99)

You have to carry a tool, so make it this one from Silca. It has all the usual fitments, weighs only a fraction more than other tools, and adds a torque gauge.

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(Inga Hendrickson)

Revolution Cycle Beer Bottle Cap Badge ($95)

Does your whip have a head badge? Swap it out for Revolution’s and display the bottle cap of your new favorite microbrew instead.

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(Courtesy Lezyne)

Lezyne Classic Shallow Brass Bell ($14)

What’s better than shouting “On your left!” at unwitting pedestrians when steaming up behind them? The soft ring of this handsome bell.

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(Courtesy Ergon)

Ergon GE1 Evo Factory Grips ($40)

Ergon’s grips are one of the best investments you can make in your mountain bike. The soft rubber is grippy in sloppy conditions and sculpted to fit your hands.

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From Summer 2018 Buyer’s Guide Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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