Stuck on what Christmas gifts to buy for a cyclist this December? This list makes Christmas bike and accessory shopping, easy.
By Emily Rose Dallara
Buying Christmas gifts for cyclists is tough. They’re obsessed with everything to do with mountain biking, road biking or the latest gadgets for their bike. They even have the latest cycling jacket and gloves you nearly bought in the black Friday sales. Goddammit!
It can be tricky coming up with ideas for unique gifts for bikers, especially when you’re not familiar with the sport yourself.
Don’t stress out though! There are tons of awesome cycling gifts that your bike-loving friend or family member would be more than happy to receive.
If you’re really struggling for ideas and not sure where to begin, it helps to do a bit of digging before you start shopping. Take a look at what bike accessories they already have, then look to see if there are any upgraded versions. Hint dropping always comes in handy, obviously. But showing an interest in their cycling obsession could lead to suspicion…;-)
Lucky for you, we’ve picked 5 of the most wanted cycling gifts for Christmas 2016. Just make sure they haven’t ordered themselves an early Christmas present already!
This limited edition bike cleaning kit from Muc-Off, will come in handy when your cyclist Brother/Mother/Sister/Father has been out in the rain, sleet and snow! The cleaning set includes an awesome cycle cleaner, sponge’s and brushes.
Every cyclist needs a decent cleaning kit to keep their bike looking fresh, any time of the year. This limited edition won’t be around forever, get the special price quick!
Any cyclist will love this lightweight, handy ‘sling over the shoulder’ type cycle rucksack. It’s perfect for cycling in any weather and condition. It’s easy to throw it in the washer after a hard days cycling and re- use it for camping trips, work commutes or holidays. With 12 Litres of space, there’s room for all the cycling essentials and a couple bags of crisps, at least!
This stylish, fully waterproof, ventilated cycle jacket is ideal for any weather. Not even the most torrential rain shower will penetrate this durable hooded jacket. The reflective safety trims will keep keen cyclists seen during the darker months too. Treat your cycle mad friends or family to a ‘drier’ cycling experience this Christmas.
Safety first! Make sure your loved ones are fully visible whilst cycling on dark nights. This essential tail light, provides visibility from up to 2km day or night. Cycle geeks will love the day/night setting and awesome optics. Every cyclist needs one in their stocking this Christmas and with a price like that, there’s no excuse not to.
Saddlebags are an essential piece of kit for keen cyclists. They’re the necessary companion for shorter rides. Cyclists and bikers can keep phones, money and fuel, safe, clean and dry in this Topeak saddle bag. A gift that will get it’s money’s worth.