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Where can you buy stuff for your bicycle?

- Big supermarkets (Cactus, Auchan etc.) and HEMA shops
- Bike shops in Luxembourg
- Amazon, eBay
- Local Facebook groups (e.g. Velo Okkasiounsmaart - Kaafen an Verkaafen)


 According to the law, your bicycle must be equipped with the following stuff:

1) bell
2) front and rear brakes
3) yellow or white front light and reflective elements
4) orange reflective elements on spokes (min. two on each wheel)
5) orange reflective elements on pedals
6) red rear reflector
7) yellow reflective stripe (3cmx10cm) on the back
8) red rear light


Bells and horns

There are various models of bells, some of them you can find in HEMA shop for only several euro:

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Lights and reflectors

According to drivers, reflective elements are more visible at night than lights. Although, the latter shouldn't be forgotten as well.

bike lights

Apart from compulsory front and tail lights, you can install on your bicycle various stuff just for design and style:

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Bike electronics

Here are some very useful gadgets that can tell you how much km was your ride, show your speed in real time, and even track your route:

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Bags and baskets

Bags and baskets can make your life significantly easier if you'd like to transport something that didn't fit into your backpack. For example, food after shopping:

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 basket5  basket8 basket6 basket7
basket9 basket10    

Bike locks

There are plenty of types of locks for bicycles, starting from several euro up to 50and more. Which one to choose - it's up to you. In Luxembourg there are not so many bike thefts. However, it DOES happen, and you should think how to protect your bicycle.   

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Mirrors

Some cyclists install mirrors on their bicycles in order to have a better view of the road. But be careful, don't let your bike fall down!

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Rain and dirt protection

In rainy weather the drops of water bounce from your tires making your clothes wet and dirty. These things will help you to stay dry and clean:

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Trailers

On the Internet you can find lots of models of trailers. They can be designed for transporting cargoes or children. In the latter case the trailer have to be consistent with the rules described in the Road Code. 

bicycle trailer

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Child seats

A child seat can be either front or rear. In any case, the kid must be fixed with a belt and wear a helmet. His/her feet also must be fixed.

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Seat covers

Seat cover will protect you seat from rain drops and also from a layer of condensate which appears in foggy weather. On the Internet you can find a great diversity of designs:

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Water bottles and cages

If you are planning a long ride, it can attach to the frame of your bicycle one or two bottles with water. You will also need to install a bottle cage, which is very cheap.

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