With the growing popularity of the sport of cycling, everyone has a friend or family member who swears by their two-wheeled mount. Whether they are commuting, hurtling down trails or prefer long distance pedaling on smooth highways, they’ll need the right gear to get them to the end of their ride. From essential equipment to the latest gadgets, we’ve put together a selection of gifts for both the fast-paced glory-hunter and the daily bike commuter.
Gift Ideas for Cyclists
Reflective helmets, ventilated eyewear, and lubricating cream all play up comfort levels. Techy watches and GPS bike computers will please any sport-geek on your gift list. Essentials like locks, pumps, tools, let them take proper care of their baby with the latest maintenance devices.
Best Gifts for Urban Cyclists
City biking isn’t always easy, and proper safety for commuters and cyclists means the right equipment. From locks to lights, give the urban cyclist you know the necessary gear to get them from A-to-Z no matter the weather.
Lezyne Sport Digital Drive Floor Pump
Vincent’s Pick – Brand Manager & Fixed Gear Racing Vet
For a long-distance cycling fan like myself, the Lezyne digital tire pump is a game-changer. It’s loaded with tech, like a precision air pressure system for ride setting optimization. Plus, it has a digital gauge and easy-to-read LCD screen. Perfect for road, mountain, commuter or cyclocross bikes, this pump pleases me as much as it will the rider on your gift list. See it >
Timbuk2’s perfect pack for the urban cyclist is also the ideal cyclist’s gift. With the reflective roll-top entry and organized pockets, the minimalist profile and storage efficiency serve city traverses well. Your two-wheel enthusiast will love the waterproofing and night visibility of this Robin Pack. It also comes equipped with a stow-away rain shield for those rides in heavy downpours. See it >
Abus Folding Lock Bordo 6000/90
You know that their bike is the apple of any cyclist’s eye. This minimalist anti-theft Bordo lock from Abus is a folding marvel of top-level security, with rugged steel and premium cylinder lock protection at the fore. It’s also easy to carry thanks to its compact size. Your cyclists will rest easy, and so will you when gifting them the rock-solid Bordo. See it >
Lumos The Next Generation Bike Helmet
An intelligent helmet that lets cyclists ride safely before dawn or deep into the night? Absolutely. The Lumos Next Generation – with automated motion sensors, integrated flash turning signals and bright braking lights – is the helmet to gift a cyclist who lives for pre-dawn and post-sunset rides. Keep them visible and safe with this high-tech helmet. See it >
Best Gifts for Road Cyclists
Road cyclists are always looking to discover new routes and aerodynamic accessories to help them ride further, faster. Point them in the right direction with the latest gadgets that can help bring them closer to their goal.
Cyclists love the all-seeing, ultra-protective Flight Jacket road glasses by Oakley. The nose bridge combats fogging and overheating, while pink-tinted Prizm lenses offer the best high-def road visibility. Gift your enthusiast the glasses of the Tour de France, and help them race in clear vision to a podium finish. See it >
The cyclist you know will be powered up about cricket-based energy bars by Naak. Crickets are the new superfood, and one of the most environmentally-friendly protein source around. Naak’s vegan choco-banana bars taste fantastic. Fuel your cyclist all the way to the finish line with a box of healthy holiday treats. See it >
Strava fans will be excited by this Garmin Edge 130bundle, helping them train faster and ride harder. This Bundle helps riders to navigate unknown routes, compete against others or beat their personal bests. An awesome accurate GPS, health tracking, and much more separates this gift from the pack. See it >
Chamois Butt’r Skin Lubricant Tube 8oz
Little things go a long way. Let the cyclist you know ride longer with Chamois Butt’r anti-chafing cream. Non-greasy and easy-washing, this cream increases saddle-sitting comfort. They’ll thank you for the gift they’ll notice right away, whether on daily commutes or long distances. See it >
Best Gifts for Mountain Bikers
Mountain biking can be intoxicating but not without risks. When riding the alpine or through towering ravines, sometimes it’s the little things that count most. Gift the enthusiast you know something to help them push their trail limits further than ever.
The Park Tool I-Beam 3 Multi-Tool is a quick-fixer no serious rider should do without. A spoke wrench, chain break tool, and star-shaped key are just some of the features to handle trailside repairs. Make this ultra-handy Park Tool an important part of your mountain biker’s riding kit. See it >
Suunto 9 GPS Watch
Improving a rider’s health regimen and wrist style is an ideal way to show you care, and they’ll love receiving the sleek yet robust Suunto 9 GPS Sport Watch. It features 120 hours of continuous exercise tracking, over 80 different sport modes, plus a route-saving program. This rider-focused watch has every important option for a mountain, downhill, or cross-country enthusiasts. It also tracks the time when they’re off the trail. See it >
CamelBak M.U.L.E. LR 15 Hydration Backpack
This robust yet streamlined Camelbak M.U.L.E. hydration backpack is built to keep your favourite rider hydrated with their essentials while out on the trail. Not only does it feature great snack, layer, and tool storage – some extra back support improves riding comfort over long distances. Camelbak’s new engineering offers more water per-sip to keep your mountain biker pedaling harder than ever. See it >
On epic full-day rides, energy is vital. These Clif Bar Chew Bloks are a great way to ensure your avid trail chomper has enough in the tank to complete their ride. Plus, they taste great and there are so many flavours to choose from. See it >
Still looking for the perfect gift? Check out Altitude Sports’ official holiday gift collections