10 Christmas Gifts for a Cycling Fanatic
Get the cyclist in your life the ideal gift this Christmas from our list of perfect presents for cycling fanatics. We’ve put together some of our favourite picks, from practical accessories to help overall cycling performance, to playful novelty items that will suit their hobby perfectly!
1. BLOC Eyewear – Titan XR630 Sunglasses Lens System (£60)
High performance lenses are an absolute must-have for the passionate cyclist who enjoys taking rides up mountains, along the ocean and everywhere in between! The Titan lens replacement system from BLOC Eyewear makes it very easy to change lenses to suit the environment, and the lenses not only provide clarity, but essential UVA/UVB protection too. The KARBON TX™ frame and bi-core interchangeable injected temples are lightweight and comfortable, making the Titan the perfect choice for all outdoor cycling activities.
Buy cycling sunglasses from BLOC Eyewear.
2. Westbrook Cycles – Scott Centric Plus Cycle Helmet (£139.99)
New year, new cycling helmet! This Centric Plus cycle helmet was designed and developed using extensive aerodynamic expertise. Although this helmet was created with world class road and mountain bike racers in mind, it can work just as efficiently on your commute to work. One of the best ventilated helmets on the market, the Scott Centric Plus helmet from Westbrook Cycles uses in-mold technology for a unique construction with its PC micro shell providing optimum protection. Available in various colourways, this is a great gift for your two wheel obsessed loved one.
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Paul Smith – Racer Cufflinks (£79.99)
Everybody loves receiving novelty gifts related to their hobbies and interests, right? This is where the Paul Smith cufflinks in a fun bicycle shape come in. They’re guaranteed to charm a keen biker on Christmas morning. Made from 100% brass with a combination of gold and silver tones, the playful bicycle cufflinks from designer brand Paul Smith at Jules B will add a touch of personality to any sophisticated outfit.
Buy cycling cufflinks from Jules B
The Science Of The Tour de France: Training secrets of the world’s best cyclists by James Witts (£11.99 approx.)
An essential read for any cycling sports fan, The Science Of The Tour de France by James Witts covers behind the scenes information in extraordinary detail; the innovative training techniques, nutrition strategies and cutting-edge gear that are giving today’s elite cyclists the competitive advantage. Learn more from the sport teams’ sports scientists, coaches and nutritionists on how to tweak your current techniques and diet to get the most out of your bike rides and races. A truly in depth read, it’s available at most leading bookshops and online.
Get your copy from Amazon here
DeFeet Aireator Tall Sugarskull Cycling Socks (£14.05)
A good pair of cycling socks often gets overlooked when it comes to getting all of the correct kit together for a long ride. Created with a high performance combination of Lycra, Polyamide and Coolmax technology fiber which is taken from recycled bottles, the DeFeet cycling socks are lightweight, durable and moisture wicking. For ultra breathability and comfort, give these athletic socks from Wiggle a try this Christmas.
Buy DeFeet socks from Wiggle
Personalised Cyclist Keyring (£15)
If you’re looking for the perfect stocking filler for a cyclist, then look no further than this chrome plated bicycle adorned keyring with the option for personalised engraving from Me And My Sport at Notonthehighstreet.com. Engrave with ‘King of the Road’ or any other bike related pun you can think of for a wonderful, personalised Christmas gift that they can use everyday.
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Lezyne Flow Caddy Bottle Storage With Organiser (£12.50)
A practical accessory that makes life easier is a great gift option which is exactly why we’ve included the Lezyne flow caddy bottle storage with organisation pockets in our list of top Christmas gifts for cyclists. This rigid container can be attached to a bike via the bottle cage and provides quick and easy access to contents that can include bike ride essentials such as a patch kit, multi-tool and phone. Available to buy from Merlin Cycles, this is an inexpensive bike accessory any cyclist would be pleased to receive!
Buy from Merlin Cycles.
B’Twin 500 Warm Cycling Jacket (£44.99)
Every cyclist needs a reliable all-weather jacket for their riding adventures, and this B’Twin 500 warm cycling jacket from Decathlon ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing warmth and being lightweight. The insulating lining protects against the elements while the breathable nature of the honeycomb-like fabric encourages ventilation. A great Christmas present for those who like to cycle in all weathers!
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Birzman E-version 15 Multi-Tool (£18.89)
Named by Cycling Weekly as one of the best cycling multi-tools on the market, the Birzman E-version multi-tool houses an impressive 15 different options! A multi-tool is a key bit of kit that every cyclist should have in their arsenal. The Birzman E-version includes both screwdriver and hex key functions along with other essential tools. This smart gadget from Tweeks definitely has a lot to offer the serious bicycle enthusiast.
Buy multi-tools from Tweeks Cycles.
Choconchoc Chocolate Bicycles (£9.99)
These chocolate bicycles from Choconchoc are a final stocking filler sure to brighten up a Christmas morning for a cyclist fanatic. A tasty and quirky handmade selection of the finest white and dark Belgian individual chocolates, they come complete with a little bike feature on each piece. Just don’t expect them to last all day!
Buy from Choconchoc.