For the best rides of this summer, there are just a few things you need. The first is some excellent weather with clear sunny skies. The second must-have is a bike that you love, that gets you from place to place enjoyably and comfortably. The third thing that goes perfectly with memorable summer bike rides is some great music. Picking out your soundtrack should be just as enjoyable as listening to the tunes as you take to the outdoors.
Everyone has their own taste in music, and it is hard to pick out an essential song for all preferences. Nonetheless, you probably want something a bit lively with a catchy melody and maybe some inspired vocals and lyrics. Think along the lines of Britney Spears at her best or maybe Don Henley’s “The Boys of Summer.” Or you can go all current with Taylor Swift’s “Mr. Perfectly Fine” or “Boyfriend” by Selena Gomez. Then there is the option to reach back to the classics and pedal to The Beatles’ “I Want To Hold Your Hand” or Elvis Presley’s “You Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hounddog.”
Whatever you decide, make sure it inspires you to get out and see the summer sights from the seat of your two-wheeler. A well-chosen soundtrack for your rides is always in style.
Pick the Ideal Bike
When it comes to your preferred summer ride, there are several ways to go. A fat tire cruiser bike can take you just about anywhere, even over sandy portions of the trail. These durable bikes allow you to leave the boardwalk and explore the sandy coastline, even letting you ride in the surf a little bit. They come in options that enable you to pick out the speeds and colors.
Other features include the following:
- Classic ergonomic design
- Slip-resistant hand grips
- Sturdy, 4-inch wide tires
- Walk-through frames
- Quality brakes
You can customize your fat tire bike to make the most of summer. Get mirrors and bells to increase safety, and put on a basket to carry your music. If you plan on riding into the evening, you can put on a headlight to light your way once the sun has set.
Add Some Power
If you are so inclined, the summer season is a good time to consider the latest electric bikes. You will have plenty of options that give you a power boost whenever you want it. The quiet operation of the motor and the battery will not interfere with your jams. You can find an e-bike style in cruisers, fat tires and hybrids and they all come with many valuable features. They are also made for both men and women.
Once you find the e-bike you love and that fits your body size, you can ride for between 1-2 hours on a charge, reaching speeds of nearly 20 miles an hour on full electric mode. You can also use pedal-assist mode, which can increase your speeds by a few more miles an hour.
Now is the time to get the biking equipment you need to make the most of summer. You will also want to pick out an exciting playlist for your rides.