With new bike lanes and Capital Bikeshare stations constantly cropping up across town, D.C. is garnering a well-earned rep as a cycle-friendly city. Luckily, accessory companies are starting to cater to more fashion-conscious cyclists — not just the gearheads and die-hard commuters. Even when form has to follow function, you can still end up with some really gorgeous creations. We're talking handcrafted classic baskets, innovative storage ideas, and retro-chic add-ons. And if you're going to end up with helmet hair, the culprit might as well be an awesome-looking helmet, right? We’ve gathered up a handful of amazing biking essentials and classic extras to equip the chic cyclist. Pedal on!
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