What you need to know this instant.

FOR:
under $50

Under $50: Put a Bicycle on It

I know you're all revved up about the 2012 Summer Olympics, which kick off this Friday in London

But right now, all I can think about is the Tour de France.

My husband's a Tour obsessive—he loves watching the cyclists circle the French countryside. And every year, I try to (virtually) tag along for the three-week competition. Usually, I end up watching about a quarter-of-a-day's worth of bicycling. But this time, I really got into it. There was so much drama! One day, someone—they still don't know who!—threw nails on to the road, ruining a few major competitor's chances of winning. And another guy claimed, after testing positive for doping, that he was poisoned! So theatrical.

Sure, the salacious stuff drew me in, but then I actually began to enjoy the competition. I also became a fan of the polka dot jersey worn by the King of the Mountain, (the best climber in the competition). Very Yayoi Kusama x Louis Vuitton.

In honor of the Tour, I rounded up some bicycle-inspired trinkets, all under $50. (So you can save the rest for a ticket to France!)

Keep up with the Lucky team on Twitter:

FILED UNDER
under $50
KEYWORDS
under $50

more on luckymag.com

The Perfect Overnight Mask For Transitional Weather—Found!

Origins' Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask is light yet powerful.

Five Natural Deodorants That Stood The NYFW Test

We put spray, roll-on and cream deodorants to the greatest test of all: New York Fashion Week during a heatwave.

How To Fake Freckles: Six Tips For Making This Youthful Beauty Trend Work For You

It's the perfect way to give a no-makeup makeup look some interest.

Lucky Senior Market Editor Lynette Pone McIntyre Shares Her Favorite London Spots

Click through to experience Great Britain's capital like a fashion insider.

The 40 Most Stunning Shoes From New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week's footwear offerings ran the gamut from perilously platformed (Thakoon, Delpozo) to sleek and sporty (Alexander Wang, DKNY) to sexy and strappy (Rodarte, Altuzarra). Click through to see our 40 favorite pairs!