4 Must-Haves for Your Next Long Bike Ride

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* Essentials for stress free biking
* From roadside safety to on-the-go energy snacks
* Plus tools to help for the long ride ahead

A long bike ride can be a great way to see the sights, enjoy some of the benefits of exercise, like less inflammation and the cognitive enhancing effects of BDNF and endorphins. It can also just be a way of getting to where you’re going. Whether you’re training for one of those wild 100-mile rides, riding to Portland for charity, or just riding, here are four cycling accessories that will help make the most of your journey.

1. BV Seat Bag

This bag mounts under your seat and has room for all of your must-have tools. Plus, it offers an easy place to mount a taillight or store a lock.

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2. Vibrelli Mini Glueless Punture Repair

This repair kit helps keep a flat tire from ending your ride early. It includes patches and a clever compact telescoping pump.

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3. Organic Waffle Honey

These honey waffles are an easy and convenient (and delicious) way to give yourself a sustained energy boost on the go.

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4. Bike Repair Tool Kit

Designed to fit in the palm of your hand or slip easily into a saddle bag, this multi-tool comes with 16-different essential bike repair functions. As a bonus, it includes a carrying bag and tire patches, too.

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