Fashionable bags are excellent accessories for daily wear. Along with functionality, it adds to your stylish attire. Why should it be different for bikers?
Bikers need bags more than the average person. While your hands are fixed on the handle, a pouch can hold important things, such as your phone. Cyclists go for functionality when choosing their bags. However, there are several stylish options available to suit your style. Learn about the fashionable bags you can carry while pedaling around the town.
1. Stylish Backpacks
The road bikes from Specialized are ideal companions for a stylish and comfortable ride. A backpack pairs perfectly with these bikes as you breeze through the town.
Backpacks are easy to carry on your back as they can be tightly secured around your shoulders. During speedy rides, they help protect your valuables, such as your smartphone or laptop.
With great design comes great functionality. Some stylish backpacks have pockets in the front to carry your water bottle, which is essential while riding a bike.
These days backpacks come in various designs to fit your bike’s color and style. Pick out one that fits your form.
2. Sling Bag
What is better than a bag that hangs from both your shoulders? That is right, a bag that hangs from one!
Sling bags are stylish additions to any comfortable athletic wear. It is spacious enough for all your necessary belongings while being lightweight. It has smaller pockets and compartments for storing everyday items like keys and wallets.
You can secure it close to your body and hang it over the shoulder of your preference. It gives off the image of a slanted suspender across your torso and looks chic with any clothing color.
It is a compact alternative to your regular backpacks and carries style and personality with it. The design is a fashionable addition while cycling around the city.
In today’s world, fashion has evolved to a point where form and function meet. There have been many new innovative inventions, even in fashionable bags. The name ‘Knapsack’ has a great ring to it.
Knapsack combines a sack-like pouch that is suspended with drawstrings. Even though it does not have many compartments, the one big chamber is perfect to carry outside.
The inner section can easily fit your necessities ranging from your phone, wallet, keys, water bottle, and umbrella for rainy days. It is held up on your shoulders with the strings.
The best part is that it comes in an array of designs. Your favorite football team, basketball team, and even your beloved TV show characters. It is fun to introduce your likes to someone without saying a word.
4. Tote Bags
Who does not love a tote bag? They are the Beyonce of the bag world.
Tote bags are spacious and come with various features, like waterproof materials and smaller pockets, and some even have a backpack feature. With the last ones, you can pull the straps to carry on your back.
If you do not want to carry it, you can secure it on the exterior behind the saddle. You can fit a spare set of clothes if you are traveling somewhere far.
Tote bags come in a range of designs. You can match your beach look with a watermelon-printed bag or an all-black design for your athletic jacket.
They are perfect for carrying all the things you need if you decide to go on a picnic. With cute and stylish designs, you will be turning a few heads.
5. Straw Tote Bags
Straw bags are a stylish addition to summer outfits. Their airy configuration, topped with a cute ribbon, goes well with shorts and tank tops, perfect for your cycling trip to the beach.
Straw tote bags usually come in a brown or beige warm shade. The bags are woven from natural palm leaf and are completed with a soft linen lining, and leather handles for comfortable carriage and enhancing your chic summer look.
The bags usually have one large compartment with a small pocket on the inside. The pocket is perfect for holding small items, like keys and spare changes. The bigger space can carry your beach or daily essentials.
You can easily carry your umbrella, extra clothes, and beach towel while cycling to your favorite destination.
6. Duffel Bags
Fashion trends have changed over time, going from extravagant to casual. People prefer simplicity and functionality even when choosing bags.
Duffel bags are the way to go when you want to pair your stylish biking attire with a larger bag that is not a backpack. It is spacious and comes in several designs, perfect for the gym, to take to a sports event, or for an overnight stay.
The bags have an oval shape with pockets on either side of the length. The top opens to reveal a big compartment. For easy carrying, duffel bags typically have one long strap that can be worn over the shoulder and two smaller handles that can be tied together with the velcro attached.
Duffle bags can make a bold statement when you carry them on your ride across the city.
7. Crossbody Purse
Crossbody purses are a chic accessory for any outfit. They are simple and easy to carry along on your ride.
These bags are one of the most popular and versatile handbags. The name comes from the single strap that holds the bag, which you can wear over your shoulders or your body.
It is usually small in size but carries your essentials, such as your keys, cellphone, and wallet. There are tiny pockets inside that can hold spare change.
The strap design can range from leather to gold or silver-plated metal. Modern, stylish touches make crossbody bags the best fashionable accessories on a ride.
People associate cycling with only health and athleticism. However, bags can be a fashionable addition to your attire.
You can pair your outfit with a stylish and useful backpack. A sling bag to go over one shoulder can complete your chic look. Knapsacks come in a variety of designs with pop culture references and are also easy to carry.
Tote bags and straw tote bags are a great addition to your summer beach vibes. They are spacious and can carry all your beach items. Duffle bags are a stylish replacement for your regular backpacks.
A crossbody bag is a small yet fashionable addition when you cycle around the town.
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