After a few miles in the saddle, it has probably become apparent that some cycling-specific gear is needed to make your rides more enjoyable. We know that biking can be an expensive pastime, but you can outfit yourself without breaking the bank. We've rounded up some affordable essentials to help you gear up for the long haul. Should cycling evolve into more of a lifestyle than a mere hobby, you can always upgrade — a gal can never have too many pairs of cycling shorts.
Hit the Road: Cycling Essentials