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Practical parts for upright bicycles

Practical parts for upright bicycles

In many parts of the world it is difficult to buy a practical upright "Dutch" bicycle and utility cyclists are instead offered a choice of sport oriented mountain bikes and road bikes.

There are many advantages to a specially designed utility bicycle, and not all of these features can easily be retrofitted to a sport bicycle. However, many things can be reasonably easily changed.

Changing to North Road handlebars, and a taller, shorter stem make a huge difference to your position on the bike. You sit a bit more upright and can more easily see where you are going. You also need a wider, more comfortable saddle for the upright position. Cycling is no longer a race, but a comfortable means of transport.

Adding mudguards (fenders), chainguard and a coatguard keep you cleaner as you cycle.

A frame lock and a double stand make it possible to lock your bike and leave it standing upright when you walk away from it, while a front rack allows you to carry large amounts of cargo where you can see it and a steering damper makes a heavily loaded bike less likely to fall ove when parked.

Puncture resistant tyres make your bike much more reliable in everyday use, and dynamo lighting attached permanently to your bike is always ready to work without having to hope that your batteries are not flat.

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Basil Crate for front rack
Basil Crate for front rack
Basil plastic crate
€15.13  
Shimano Nexus Chainset
Shimano Nexus Chainset
Shimano Nexus chainset
€35.09  
Steco Postal Delivery Rear Carrier Rack
Steco Postal Delivery Rear Carrier Rack
Steco Postal rear rack
€29.65  
XLC Cork bar tape
XLC Cork bar tape
Cork bar tape
€9.92  
Selle Royal RoyalGel Freeway extra comfort saddle "Moderate"
Selle Royal RoyalGel Freeway extra comfort saddle "Moderate"
Selle Royal Freeway
€30.25  
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Busch und Muller IQ Fly 40 lux headlight for pedelecs and electric bikes
Busch und Muller IQ Fly 40 lux headlight for pedelecs and electric bikes
B and M IQ Fly for electric bikes
€59.90  
Shimano Roller Brake
Shimano Roller Brake
Shimano Roller Brake
€23.60  
Vredestein Comfort (Spartamet tyre)
Vredestein Comfort (Spartamet tyre)
Vredestein Comfort 42-590
€28.19  
Selle Royal Rok nose-less saddle for women "Relaxed"
Selle Royal Rok nose-less saddle for women "Relaxed"
Selle Royal Rok
€36.30  
Selle Royal Manhatten "Relaxed" upright saddle
Selle Royal Manhatten "Relaxed" upright saddle
Selle Royal Manhatten
€34.49  
Selle Royal Hz electric bike saddle "Moderate" and "Relaxed"
Selle Royal Hz electric bike saddle "Moderate" and "Relaxed"
Selle Royal Hz
€41.14  
Traditional Steel Mudguard / Fender Set
Traditional Steel Mudguard / Fender Set
Steel mudguards
€12.71  
27 inch wheel for older racing and touring bikes
27 inch wheel for older racing and touring bikes
27 inch wheel
€44.77  
Front wheels for Shimano Roller Brakes
Front wheels for Shimano Roller Brakes
Front wheel with roller brake
€66.55  
Gazelle Switch 3 quick adjust stem
Gazelle Switch 3 quick adjust stem
Gazelle Switch Stem 22.2 mm
€99.10  
Complete kit of parts to add front brake to backpedal brake bike
Complete kit of parts to add front brake to backpedal brake bike
Complete brake kit
€11.92  
Traditional / Retro Dutch Lakdoek coat protector / skirt guard / jasbeschermer
Traditional / Retro Dutch Lakdoek coat protector / skirt guard / jasbeschermer
Lakdoek jasbeschermer
€12.71  
Bicycle Pasta
Bicycle Pasta
Bicycle Pasta
€1.86  
Hesling Nostalgia Coat protector / Skirt guard
Hesling Nostalgia Coat protector / Skirt guard
Hesling Nostalgia Coat protector
€11.65  
Rear wheels with Shimano Nexus hub gearing
Rear wheels with Shimano Nexus hub gearing
Wheel with Nexus hubgear hub
€151.25  
Steco Monkey-Mee carrier for backpack / rucksack
Steco Monkey-Mee carrier for backpack / rucksack
Steco Monkey-Mee
€19.97  
Shimano Alivio V-Brake levers
Shimano Alivio V-Brake levers
Shimano brake lever
€13.31  
Shimano Alivio Cantilever / Mini-V brake lever
Shimano Alivio Cantilever / Mini-V brake lever
Shimano Alivio Silver
€10.89  
Double brake lever for both brakes on one handlebar
Double brake lever for both brakes on one handlebar
Double brake lever
€8.89