Just got a new mt bike a few weeks ago- love it. I am trying to get my wind and endurance up to commute at least 2 days to and from my job (my starting goal) - since gas is going up due to upcoming summer season (and a host of other political factors I won't get into)- it's becoming more and more a necessity for me to use the bike for short errands and trips. So I had some questions:
1) any commendations for a good quality handle bar/helmet light? I already have several of the blinking red lights on it now
2) anyone have a recommendation for a safety vest for a Clydesdale? I wear a 4x but that should change with all the riding I do.
3) seeing the need to get a urban wheel set - I have a 29ner bike - I have been considering the big apple all weathers- anyone use those? I would also like to have separate wheels so I can just change urban to the knob as I need to. Seen a lot of options, seems you can spend as little as 120for a set up to the thousands. The bike was only $500 so I can't see the logic of justifying wheels that cost more than the bike itself- maybe I need to rethink this or am I on target.
4). Fenders will be bought this week- my concern is will the fenders be compatible with the 2 wheel sets? Will I need fenders for each set? Or will one pair of fenders fit all?
Buying a dedicated townie or commuter bike setup is just not possible due to space concerns I am I a 1 br apt and as it is the mt bike is parked next to the couch.