Hurray for Team U.S.A. cycling medalists Kristin Armstrong, who won gold in the women’s individual time trial, and Sarah Hammer, Dotsie Bausch, Jennie Reed and Lauren Tamayo, who landed silver in the women’s pursuit! In a year when female athletes outnumbered men on the U.S. Olympic team for the first time, we’ve gained inspiration from the spirit and strength of all the women’s cycling participants. Still, you don’t have to be an Olympian to add a touch of gold or silver to your daily ride. Here, some our favorite bikes and accessories to help you shine in the city bike lanes, or wherever your road takes you.
Top: Passoni Nero Custom Bicycle (frame and fork), $9,325