September is a bittersweet time of year for us. On one hand, it means summer is almost over—the leaves will fall, and eventually the snow will follow, covering the trails until the spring melt. But on the other hand, maybe you live in a desert state. Maybe now is the time that both the rain and the mercury drops, and you finally get some traction and you’re finally free to ride after sunrise and before sunset. Plus, September is usually trade show month. Although we’re seeing our first year in decades without an Interbike, we still have Eurobike. Imagine a dozen zeppelin hangers (literally zeppelin hangers) filled to the brim with new gadgets and gizmos, some more useful than others. Here are a few of those more useful bits we found.

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