The big day is almost upon us. The days are slipping away at quite a rate now and before we know it, we’ll be surrounded by friends, family and torn up wrapping paper. Receiving presents is great, but we’d argue that one of the best things about Christmas is the giving of gifts and the happiness we can provoke in ourselves and our families. If you want to make the biggest impact on the cyclists or newcomers in your life, you’re sure to find something in our bumper list of Christmas gift ideas, from big budget whole bikes to stocking fillers for all.
Trek Crossrip 2017
Is there a special someone who religiously keeps to the road but gets weighed down by boredom in the winter months? This hugely-capable cyclocross bike from Trek will open the door to a new and exciting discipline, and to boundless adventure.
Raleigh Pioneer Ebike Low Step
E-Bikes are becoming more and more popular by the day. They are particularly popular with those who are perhaps not confident in their abilities on the road, or those who are looking to get back a little bit of their former fitness. The Raleigh Pioneer gives women the perfect opportunity to get out into the fresh air and exercise without worrying too much about athletic exertion, speed or their safety.
For the men’s equivalent, try the Pioneer Ebike Gents.
If you and your friends wish that the MTB season could last a little deeper into winter when snow and ice become a regular occurrence, or if you’re after a proper adventure up a snowy mountain in Scotland or Wales, you can’t do any better than joining the fast-growing trend in fat bikes riding. The perfect gift for an enthusiastic cyclist with an already busy collection of two-wheeled machines.
A couple of great options for men and women:
Trek 520 Disc 2017
Everyone aches for adventure at some point in their life. Give the gift that keeps on giving to that special someone who has been talking about riding off into the sunset but just needs the wheels with which to start. Trek are famous for durability and reliability over great distances. This is a truly epic gift suited to a truly epic ride.
Some other great touring bikes:
Garmin Virb Elite Camera Bundle
Do you know a cyclist who just seems to have everything? Why not help them to document their epic rides with the Garmin Virb camera bundle. With wi-fi and GPS connectivity, the Verb’s 1080p camera spices up riding by pairing stats with footage of the ride. But be prepared to be inundated with ‘exciting’ videos of rides from their local loop!
Sealskinz Opensole Overshoes Hi-Viz
Warm and hi-viz is everything your mum would want you to look for in cycling kit when you ride on the road. Sealskinz are leaders in the outerwear field so these bright booties are sure to do their job in helping keep the recipient warm and dry on the coldest days on the bike.
Altura Children’s Team Jersey
Help the young cycling enthusiast in your life feel more pro and motivated with their own new cycling kit. The pro look of the Altura Team Jersey will surely hit the sport with any youngster aspiring to be the next great Tour de France rider or Olympic medalist.