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Basic Accessories & Gadgets You Must Have for a Long Bike Trip

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Basic Accessories & Gadgets You Must Have For a Long Bike Trip

If you are preparing for your first long-distance bike trip, it is needless to say that you must be quite excited. If it is the first time you will be riding your bike on new terrain, there are certain gadgets and accessories you need to carry in order to ensure that you have the trip of a lifetime.

1.Gears that help you ride safely on Indian roads

  • Phone bike mount

One of the most important accessories for your bike is a phone bike mount. It is important to keep your eye on the road, but it is also essential to know where you are headed. The phone mount can be paired with the Bluetooth headset and you can hear the directions as you drive. It can be easily attached to the handlebars of the bike.

  • Jacket

Invest in a good quality leather jacket before your ride. It will keep you safe and warm while you are on the road. Do not buy the thin leather ones because they do not offer adequate protection from cold winds.

  • Gloves

Good gloves are a must for your bike ride. If you do not wear gloves, you can hurt your fingers badly in case of a mishap and that could leave you in immense pain. Wearing gloves will keep your fingers and wrists safe in case of a fall and will protect them from breaking.

  • Global Positioning System (GPS)

Gone are the days when physical maps were used to find the right way. Now is the time to get yourself a GPS. There are many top-quality devices available in the market for riders. The GPS has easy-to-use features and pre-loaded maps, which will help you throughout the ride.

  • First aid

There is nothing as important as a first aid kit for your bike trip. While you pass through different terrains, you need to remain prepared for the worst. The kit should include bandages, tweezers, band-aids, painkillers, muscle cream, and antiseptic cream.

2.Gadgets that make your bike look cool and help you use the bike better and for a longer period

  • LED Lights

You can make your bike look cool by attaching LED lights. They look beautiful in the dark and will also protect you when you ride at night.

  • Covers

A cover for your bike will protect it from dust and rain. You can make your bike look cool by choosing a classy cover.

  • Security systems

You can protect your bike with security systems like electronic alarms and GPS tracking.

Why is bike insurance a must-have accessory for every bike rider?

For every bike rider, it is important to have an insurance policy. It will protect you financially in case of an accident, damages to the bike, and also cover you for third-party liabilities. You can buy bike insurance online and ensure that you remain protected throughout your journey.

Irrespective of the type of gadget or accessories you carry for the long bike trip, nothing will cover you like a two wheeler insurance plan. Choose a comprehensive insurance plan, with a trusted partner like Finserv MARKETS and explore the terrains across the country without any worry.

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