Festive gift ideas for cyclists

Are you struggling to think of what cycling gifts to buy for the cyclist in your life, you know the one that seems to have everything? Are you struggling for inspiration for what to buy? Here is a handy guide to the items that we would like to see in our stocking on Christmas Day morning. We don’t just sell these products, as keen cyclists and enthusiasts, we either already use them or would really like Santa to leave them under the tree on Christmas Eve!

Here is the Christmas gift guide for cyclists 2019.

Tech Gifts

Garmin Edge 130 GPS Bundle – £183.50 – RRP £199.99

No cyclist who receives a Garmin Satnav/cycling computer for Christmas is ever going to be disappointed. In our humble opinion they are simply the best products of their type available. The Garmin Edge 130 has all the features of a premium cycling computer including, speed, cadence, heart rate etc. Where it differs is it that it also offers a live track function that allows loved ones to keep track of where the rider is, compatibility with the Garmin Varia Radar light, and a smartphone link so the rider can see notifications of when you expect them back!

Shop the Garmin Edge 130 here

Ebikemotion Range Extender battery – £549.99

The range extender increases the range of an e-bike equipped with the ebikemotion X35 drive system by 70%. The extender acts like a power bank and charges the main battery whilst out on a ride and offers an extra 2 hours endurance when riding on full assist.

Shop the range extender here

Garmin Edge 1030 Performance GPS Bundle – £525 – RRP £549.99

The Garmin Edge 1030 is one of the most advanced GPS systems on the market today, it is packed to the seams with features and functions. With a touch screen, on-screen navigation, downloadable world maps, cadence, speed and heart rate functions as well as much, much, more this is a dream gift for any cyclist.

Shop the Garmin Edge 1030 Bundle here

4iii Precision Power Meter – From £319

Help your loved one train like a Pro with this cutting edge power meter. The 4iii system is a vital tool in tailoring each ride to maximise performance for those big events.

Shop the 4iii power meter range here.

Maintenance Gifts

Muc-Off Bike Care Essentials Kit – £26.99

Cyclists fall into 2 camps, those that love maintenance and those that view it as a necessary evil. The Bike Care Essentials Kit from Muc Off makes the task of cleaning bikes a much simpler task. It contains most of the key elements required for keeping a bike well maintained and working efficiently. A biodegradable Nano Tech bike cleaner effortlessly removes grime whilst caring for its delicate finish. A soft cell sponge, wheel/components brush and Bike Protect spray complete the ensemble, all neatly packaged in a handy Muc Off Tote bag.

Shop the Muc Off product range here

Muc Off Ultimate Tubeless set Up Kit – £40

You’ll never have to hear about another puncture again (probably)! This kit contains everything required to convert a tubeless-ready wheelset into a fully-fledged, puncture-free, wheelset.

Shop the kit here.

Joe Blow Booster Track Pump – £139.99

The Joe Blow Booster has been designed to solve the problem of how to get enough air into a tubeless tyre quickly enough to stop any sealant from leaking out. Those clever guys at Topeak created a pump which you can ‘charge’ to inflate tubeless tyres. Switch it to charge mode and the pump stores up to 1 litre of air, up to 160psi that can be used to instantly inflate the tyre. Then simply turn it back to inflate mode to regulate pressure like any normal track pump.

Shop the pump here.

Muc Off X-3 Dirty Chain Machine – £29.99

Keeping the chain clean is essential to keeping the bike running smoothly and reducing wear on the moving parts. Doing so without creating a mess is definitely a preferred option. The Muc Off-chain machine has 2 reservoirs rather than the more usual one, this allows the clean fluid to gradually drain into the bottom chamber during the cleaning process. Giving you a pristine sparkling chain in just 19 seconds.

Miscellaneous Gifts

Restrap Tool Roll – £29.99

A neat alternative to the traditional saddlebag, this spacious but small tool roll fits neatly to the saddle rails via a magnetic strap or can be carried within a jersey pocket. It also enables the essential tools and a spare tube to be carried on the bike. With 4 slots for a multitool, CO2 pump/cartridges, tyre levers, spare chain links etc plus a strap for the spare tube.

Shop the Tool Roll here.

Kryptonite Evolution Bike Lock – £69.99

Sometimes the only option is to lock the bike up out of doors. So why not secure it with the best locks that money can buy? This lock from market leaders Kryptonite has a Sold Secure Gold rating, is manufactured from 14mm hardened steel and has a pick and drill resistant security cylinder.

Shop Kryptonite locks here.

Magdalen Rattan Basket – £31.99

What could be handier than a lightweight and sturdy basket for carrying those picnic/grocery essentials or a change of clothes for work? This stylish basket is easily removed thanks to its quick-release bracket and has a carry handle for simple transportation when off the bike. Compatible with 25.4 or 31.8mm diameter handlebars.

Shop the basket here

SKS Race Blade Pro Mudguards – £29.15 – RRP £39.99

For the cyclist who rides in all weathers and then complains of cold wet nethers and feet. If the bike does not accept full coverage guards a pair of clip-ons are a great alternative. SKS Race Blades mount in a matter of minutes and do a superb job of keeping the worst of the surface spray off.

Shop SKS mudguards here.

Evoc Mission Pro Backpack – £65.50

The Evoc Mission Backpack is made for commuting, features include a 22-litre capacity, pockets for a tablet, mobile phone and sunglassses, a notebook pocket, organizer compartments, and a key holder. This ensures that all our work essentials can be carried into work and are well protected too.

Shop the backpack here.

Level Ceramic Oversized Pulley Wheels System – £149.99

Oversized jockey wheels (12+16t) improve the performance of the drivetrain by reducing friction. This improves the speed of rotation and consequently makes the bike more efficient. A more efficient bike equals faster times and more PB’s! The Ribble Pro Cycling team will be using this upgrade throughout the coming 2020 race season. Compatible with Shimano 11-speed drivetrains.

Shop the Level Ceramic Pulley Wheels here – £149.99

Evoc Bike Travel Bag – £339.99

Any cyclist who travels abroad with their bike wants to ensure that it is well protected on its holidays. The Evo Travel Bag features a hybrid construction combining the advantages of a hard case with the properties of a soft bag. The bag is compatible with most types of mountain bike and can also safely transport road bikes, though the additional bike stand is recommended to safely transport road bikes.

Shop Evo bike bags here.

Zwift 3 months membership – £39.00

Zwift makes training on a turbo trainer less of a chore and transforms any turbo session into an immersive, interactive web-based game. With competitive races now held worldwide riders can train and compete with other like-minded riders whilst taking in the stunning virtual worlds on the Zwift universe.

Shop the Zwift membership here.

Ribble Gift Vouchers – £10 – £100 

What do you buy the cyclist that seems to have everything or you simply don’t know what they want? Fall back on the old plan b of gift vouchers. They can then decide what to spend the vouchers on. We’re cyclists we almost always absolutely need to buy something!

Shop gift vouchers here

Restrap Saddle Bag + Dry Bag 14 Litre – £99.99

A must-have for any self-respecting bike packer, light tourer or commuter. Restrap is a small firm of bike enthusiasts based in Leeds, England, who not only manufacture their products on-site, they also use them daily too. Manufactured from military-grade Cordura this rackless bag is highly durable and easy to fit.

Shop the saddlebag here

SKS (Bluemels) mudguards – From £29.99

SKS has been a staple of the cycling scene for decades and are the go-to guards when it comes to choosing mudguards for the all-season bike. They provide full coverage, come in a variety of sizes to suit any tyre widths and are extremely durable for complete all-weather protection.

Shop SKS Bluemels guards here

Restrap Hilltop Backpack – £109.99

The Hilltop backpack is a go-to bag for everyday use. Whether heading into work, the gym or out for a walk, carry your stuff with style. Made from waterproof nylon fabrics for unforeseen weather, you can be sure its contents will remain dry and secure. The Hilltop’s comfortable shoulder straps, mesh side pockets, compression straps, and quick-access pocket will make it everyone’s new favourite bag.

Shop the Hilltop backpack here

We hope that this list has helped you decide what to buy and if not… we’ve got plenty more gifts online, including clothing, stocking fillers, electronics and gadgets. Gifts we can promise you all cyclists will love!

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