For the city cyclist, bike accessories have three requirements: work well, look good, and ward off theft. Secure your wheels with these sleek tools.
This stand is made of bamboo veneer sheets, the sides of which clamp together under the weight of a bike to offer sturdy support. When it's time to hit the road, the material's natural spring lets you easily remove your ride. ($99, clankworks.com)
 SKS Diago Mini Pump
Fear flat tires a little less with this super-lightweight, extendable pump, which twists and locks in place to prevent it from opening while attached to the bike. Those features, along with a wide grip for easy pumping, recently earned it a Red Dot product design award. ($20, realcyclist.com)
 Kryptonite Evolution Mini-5
Look for this lock peeking out of bike messengers' back pockets in cities worldwide. Unlike cheaper coiled locks, Kryptonite's is hardened steel, making it impervious to bolt cutters. ($62, kryptonitelock.com)
 Avenir Woodsie 11
Besides adding some grace to the classic multitool, Avenir also includes bike-specific instruments—screwdrivers, a chain tool, and seven Allen wrenches—so adjustments from stem to stern are just one gizmo (and a bit of know-how) away. ($15, amazon.com)
A version of this article appeared in the May 2012 issue of Fast Company magazine.