Bike baskets are great for carrying a few groceries, and are a handy place to throw all your bits and pieces - and they give your bike that beautiful vintage look! Most are designed to fit at the front of the bike, but if you need to carry more than about 5kg this can affect steering and stability, so we suggest a rear rack-mounted basket instead.
£25 to £35 each (incl. straps)
Handmade in Somerset from locally grown willow, these beautiful traditional baskets will add character to any bike! Although pretty sturdy, we do not recommend a permanently fixed wicker basket if your bike spends a lot of time outside because both rain and UV rays will degrade the material over time.
£15 to £30 each
More weather-resistant than wicker baskets, these are a more practical choice if your bike lives outside or is used in the rain. Available in two designs: the quick-release ones are easily removable at the press of a button, so can be used as a shopping basket. The disadvantage is that a thief could also remove the basket very quickly from your bike, so always remember to take it with you. They're also less sturdy than permanently fixed baskets so are not suitable for heavy loads or lots of shopping - 5kg at the very most. ... READ MORE
Sturdier and more stable than a front basket, this rear basket permanently attaches to the rack on the back of your bike and will easily carry 10kg to 15kg of weight if needed.