Cycling is growing as a sport and here the gear is also made for speed. The clothing is made of light durable fabric and is usually fits tightly to the body. This is to make the cyclist more aerodynamic. These items are available in a large range of various designs and colors. Often cycling gear comes as a two piece, a top or jersey and a cycling shorts or tights.
There are also many or use cycling as a family event where children, parents and grand parents can climb onto their bicycles and go for a ride on a quite road in the country side. This makes it possible for families to enjoy each others company for extended periods of time, while enjoying the fresh air and the beauty of nature.
It does not matter in what capacity the bicycle is used for, there are certain safety precautions that need to be in place. A bicycle is completely open and offers no protection in the case of an accident or a fall. In many countries is has become legislation that any individual cyclist must wear some sort of head gear or helmet. These items are available in many colors and designs, making them attractive in addition to offering protection. Helmets are available in different sizes which caters for all age groups.
Many cyclists often spend long hours on the road. So they also need to see that they are able to carry something to eat or drink with them. There are a number water bottles specially designed for bicycles. These usually attach to the frame in some secure way and is also available in a number of different colors. In addition to the bottles, a great variety of bags are available. These range in size. Some are small enough to carry a small snack and is especially suitable for the sports person out there. Then there are larger bags which can accommodate larger items such as items for a picnic, etc., for that nice family outing.