Top 6 MTB Accessories To Buy For Beginners
Now that you have purchased your very first mountain bike (MTB), it is strongly suggested to spend a little more on these top 6 MTB accessories.
When you are in Dubai (where this author is currently based) or anywhere in the world, you need to have all these.
Top 6 MTB Accessories
Don’t just buy any helmet in the market. You need to think extremely in this area. Buy a helmet which you think could sustain in protecting your “skull” if in case you’ll get into a freak accident. Don’t settle for less on this one.
Suggested helmet brands:
When it comes to level of priority, this is the least one among the 6 accessories. You can still ride your MTB safely when you are either on or off road without. But the comfort of hand gloves give you is a big factor for that smooth and chill rides.
Suggested hand glove brands:
Water Bottle / Hydration Bag
This is a must. A biker must be properly hydrated always. Get whatever is comfortable for you and settle for what you think is easier to use.
Suggested water bottles / hydration bags:
https://amzn.to/3tFMlS7 (this is what I’m currently using)
Head / Tail Lights
This accessory is as important as the helmet as it focuses on your safety. You may prefer doing rides during daytime but time will come you’ll be biking during night time. You don’t want to be hit by a speeding car behind you.
Suggested head / tail lights:
You don’t need to be a bike technician when doing minor adjustments and/or repairs of your bike. So having your own tools is advised.
Suggested basic tools:
https://amzn.to/390DKA7 (if you don’t have tubeless tires)
https://amzn.to/3AlpgXH (if you don’t have tubeless tires)
In the Philippines where this author is from, we’ve seen so many accidents already that involves road or MTB cyclists. Aside from most of the cycle tracks that are being provided by the local/national government are below standard, 4-wheel road users don’t have that open mind and hearts yet for bikers who have significantly grown by the thousands since the pandemic started. Reflector vest is a must.
Suggested reflector vests:
There goes our top 6 MTB accessories to buy for beginners. Just be a aware or beware, that most of the cyclists (road or mtb bikers), will have to deal this newly discovered disease which is called “upgradeditis“. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. You may develop into having that but it is actually up to you if you want to fall for it or not. That needs discipline.
Ride Safe always.
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