Chances are someone close to you is part of the growing group of outdoor fun-seekers that have taken up cycling in the past few years. Whether they’re commuting, hurling down muddy trails or setting the pace on long road journeys, they’ll need the right gear to get them to the end of their ride. To that end, this list of gift ideas for cyclists will be sure to set them on the right path.

Check out our gift guide for ideas that will make the whole family happy.

Gift Ideas for Cyclists

Aerodynamic helmets, commuter bags, and weatherproof gloves all keep you riding longer. GPS bike computers will please any sport-geek on your gift list. Essentials like locks, bottles, and lamps help them stay fully equipped when riding throughout the year.

Cycling Essential

No matter your style, no matter how often you ride, the one thing every rider should have is a good helmet. The shape and colour depend on the rider, but there are plenty of choices to keep all road, mountain and city cyclists happy. An excellent choice for riders of every type is the Ventral Spin Helmet from POC. Its road profile and vents make it aerodynamic and great for long rides, but it's equally suited to city riders looking to get around town safely.

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No matter your style, no matter how often you ride, the one thing every rider should have is a good helmet. The shape and colour depend on the rider, but there are plenty of choices to keep all road, mountain and city cyclists happy. An excellent choice for riders of every type is the Ventral Spin Helmet from POC. Its road profile and vents make it aerodynamic and great for long rides, but it's equally suited to city riders looking to get around town safely.

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GIft for the Cold-Weather Rider

When it's cold, keeping your hands warm can be a challenge while they're gripping the handlebars. Gift ideas for cyclists who ride all year round can be tricky, but trust us - a good pair of gloves like the ADV Speed from Craft can make all the difference. Windproof, waterproof and insulated with fleece, these gloves are a life saver for the rider who doesn't mind a little rain.

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When it's cold, keeping your hands warm can be a challenge while they're gripping the handlebars. Gift ideas for cyclists who ride all year round can be tricky, but trust us - a good pair of gloves like the ADV Speed from Craft can make all the difference. Windproof, waterproof and insulated with fleece, these gloves are a life saver for the rider who doesn't mind a little rain.

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Gift for the Mountain Biker

Hot or cold weather, staying hydrated is essential. And on rocky, muddy trails, it's easier to carry water in a backpack than in a bottle. Osprey's Salida 8L bag was designed specifically for mountain biking. It includes a hydration reservoir and a compartment with plenty of room for snacks and other small essentials.

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Hot or cold weather, staying hydrated is essential. And on rocky, muddy trails, it's easier to carry water in a backpack than in a bottle. Osprey's Salida 8L bag was designed specifically for mountain biking. It includes a hydration reservoir and a compartment with plenty of room for snacks and other small essentials.

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Gift for the Bikepacker

There are some riders out there who don't like to ride with a backpack. But aerodynamics or comfort aside, sometimes having extra luggage is unavoidable. For those who like to bikepack, or ride in the city, the City Frame 3L from Garneau is the perfect carry-on to carry essentials. It fits snugly under the top tube and its 3L capacity offers enough room for some tools and a few snacks, the perfect gift for the cyclist in the family who likes to pack light on long rides.

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There are some riders out there who don't like to ride with a backpack. But aerodynamics or comfort aside, sometimes having extra luggage is unavoidable. For those who like to bikepack, or ride in the city, the City Frame 3L from Garneau is the perfect carry-on to carry essentials. It fits snugly under the top tube and its 3L capacity offers enough room for some tools and a few snacks, the perfect gift for the cyclist in the family who likes to pack light on long rides.

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GIft For the City Rider

The Thule Tour Luggage Rack is the perfect gift idea for cyclists of the urban persuasion. It's made of steel and aluminum, with loads of practical features for getting around town on two wheels. The rider on your list will appreciate its adjustable tray and night light mount. The adjustable rails offer maximum clearance so they don't obstruct movement as riders move among cars. There's a reason the Tour rack is the favourite of cyclists in major cities around the world.

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The Thule Tour Luggage Rack is the perfect gift idea for cyclists of the urban persuasion. It's made of steel and aluminum, with loads of practical features for getting around town on two wheels. The rider on your list will appreciate its adjustable tray and night light mount. The adjustable rails offer maximum clearance so they don't obstruct movement as riders move among cars. There's a reason the Tour rack is the favourite of cyclists in major cities around the world.

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Gift for the Long Distance Rider

Some cyclists like to treat every ride like their own personal Tour de France. Every time they get on their bikes, they're pushing their limits and putting themselves to the test. Being able to track performance is the best way to keep improving. With a gadget like the Edge Explorer Uniter Computer GPS from Garmin, all the information they need is on their handlebar. Help them track their route and their heart rate by giving them the Edge Explorer bike computer.

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Some cyclists like to treat every ride like their own personal Tour de France. Every time they get on their bikes, they're pushing their limits and putting themselves to the test. Being able to track performance is the best way to keep improving. With a gadget like the Edge Explorer Uniter Computer GPS from Garmin, all the information they need is on their handlebar. Help them track their route and their heart rate by giving them the Edge Explorer bike computer.

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Essential Cycling Accessories

Whether they’re using it to get around town, or putting themselves to the test every day of the week, every cyclist needs a few essentials to ensure they can perform at their best. It might be the safety of a helmet, or the warmth of gloves on cool days – whatever it is, you can make sure the cyclists on your list are ready for whatever their ride has in store for them.

Looking for something for a gift exchange or office party? Take a look at our gift ideas under $50 that will put a smile on the face of everyone, from grandma to your favourite colleague!

For more great gift ideas for cyclists, check out the entire collection. Or check out all of our Altitude Sports gift guides to find some inspiration for the pickiest ones on your list.