Best cycling gifts in 2022 [Christmas gifts for cyclists]
Updated: Dec 14, 2022
Choosing a gift for a cyclist is easy. You just need to find out what the recipient of the gift is dreaming about or what accessory for the bike he is missing. It is better to refuse to purchase spare parts and specialized items of equipment, for this you need to know the make and model of a bicycle and generally understand the topic. Try to choose universal cycling gifts that will definitely fit and become useful for the hero of the occasion.
Here is our list of the best [Christmas] cycling gifts of 2022:
Cycling helmet and gloves
Child bike seat
A bicycle rack is very convenient for transporting small items, storing tools and accessories for repairs. This is the same consumable item as tires or a chain, and can break at any time. If you decide to take the rack, then consider the method of attachment to:
on the frame;
on the seat tube;
on the steering tube.
A universal choice would be a trunk that has height-adjustable racks. This type has 3-4 mounting points on the bike frame, easy to install. Our store sells luggage racks made of steel alloys. The material has no fundamental effect on the functionality of the accessory.
The bike computer is a great motivator for cycling. You can choose a simple device with a minimum set of options or an advanced model. Advanced electronics will show not only the speed of movement, kilometers traveled, time spent, but also determine the location. Bicycle computers are able to synchronize via smartphone, reflect information about calls and messages. Models are both wireless and wired.
Bicycles are usually sold already equipped with a pump. But it can get lost, fail, and on the road you can’t do without maintaining tire pressure. The cyclist will be happy to receive a lightweight portable pump that fits easily into a backpack or bag. Experienced athletes who have several bikes can be presented with a floor stationary pump. It will facilitate the supply of high pressure to the tires.
Cycling helmet and gloves
A bicycle helmet is also appropriate as one of the best cycling gifts for men or women. It guarantees the safety of city or highway driving, and is mandatory for competition or training. Bicycle helmets are made for the summer or winter season, they will definitely not be superfluous in the wardrobe of a cycling lover.
Cycling gloves equipped with built-in headlights will be one of the most original cycling gifts for her. The lamp turns on to signal a turn, rebuild, stop at a traffic light. LEDs are activated when the index finger and thumb touch.
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For the owner of a bicycle bike, this accessory is required in the first place, as this vehicle is being stolen more and more often. Leaving it unattended and locked on the street is risky. It is best to choose a bicycle lock with moisture protection and double fixation, which prevents hacking with a master key. Made of hardened steel, with chains or flexible cables, the products withstand reinforcing shears and hacksaws.
Backpack for a cyclist
When riding a bike, a backpack becomes an absolute necessity. For short walks, a small accessory with a ventilated back and a drinking system is suitable. When traveling long distances, it is better to choose a bicycle backpack, which is lightweight and streamlined, functional, has a ventilation system, with a volume of 20-30 liters. Backpack is truly one of the best cycling gifts for him.
Child bike seat
For cyclists who are also happy parents, a trunk seat for children is perfect. Joint trips will appeal to the whole family. The bicycle child seat is securely attached to the trunk or frame, equipped with seat belts with three or five attachment points. You can take children from 9 months on a bike trip. You can complement the present with a helmet for a young traveler.
Cyclists traveling the world need to have a cover for their two-wheeled friend. There are many varieties of covers, from simple ones in the form of a protective bag to complex designs that turn a two-wheeled vehicle into a compact one. Wheels are removed, packed in side pockets. A frame is installed between them, the structure is fixed with straps. The frame is reliably protected from possible impacts by the tires of the wheels, and the spokes are protected by hard inserts in the pockets.
The accessory will reliably protect from pollution, dust. Bike cover will be required for transporting a bicycle in a car, arranging a bike for winter storage in a garage. Without it, the vehicle will not be accepted in the luggage of the aircraft.
Various accessories can be an addition to the cycling gifts. They are inexpensive, but very necessary on the road. In order to notify other road users of the approach, signals are needed - loud bells. In the hot season, you will need water bottles that keep cool for a long time. It is important not to forget about the original design of the chosen gift.
Have doubts about the choice? We are always ready to advise you on any product-related issues (sizes, equipment compatibility, etc.). By purchasing a gift certificate from our store, and let the cyclist choose what he wants.