2019 Christmas Mountain biking Gift Guide

Words by Cycles UK

on 06/12/2019 11:41:23

Mountain Bike Gift Guide

Mountain Biking is hugely popular in the UK and still on the rise. You either know someone who rides a mountain bike or is planning on getting one for Christmas or in the new year. So here's our gift guide to help you ace that gift. 

Nutrition

Like most sports, nutrition is essential to cyclists. There is a whole range of items, from gels, bars and drinks.

A bundle can be a great choice or individual items to create a selection of flavours and textures.

OTE energy pack £10

includes: water bottle, bars, gel and hydro tabs

OTE Energy Pack

Torq Gels

Flavours such as Raspberry Ripple, Cherry Bakewell, Rhubarb and Custard and Caramel Latte who could resist? We have bars ranging from pineapple and ginger to Banana, a range of hydration powders and tablets in a variety of flavours. All of which make great stocking fillers or secret Santa gifts2019 Christmas Road Cyclist Gift guide2019 Christmas Road Cyclist Gift guide

Torq Energy Gel Raspberry Ripple

Storage

You'll need something stylish to keep your energy drink in.

Fabric Cageless Bottles 

Cageless is great, attaching directly to the bike. I have these myself; they achieve a sleek and elegant look that complements any bike colour scheme. Not to mention they're lightweight, and an insulated version is available

Fabric Cageless Bottle

Tool Kegs

Work much like the Fabric Cageless Bootle a great way to carry food tools and more

      Fabric Tool Keg

Tools

Every rider needs tools ranging from most straightforward items such as tyre levers and pumps through to alan keys and screwdrivers

Park tool tyre levers

you can never really have too many tyre levers because they can get lost or on occasion break, these set of three from Park tool are great value

Park Tools Tyre Levers

Fabric 6 in 1 mini multitool

Featuring 6 of the most commonly needed allen keys and screw fittings also available in 8 in 1 and 16 in 1

Fabric 6 in 1 Tool

Bontrager Dual Charger Track Pump 

Track pumps are large standing pumps and have a gauge, so they are for home use this one fits both types of valve out there meaning it's great for any bike

Bontrager Dual Charger Pump

Cleaning a mountain bike can be a time-consuming event

The Dirt wash cleaning bucket 

Has everything you could need to keep your bike in good working order and looking sharp

Dirtwash Ultimate Cleaning Bucket

Customising

Ass savers

Are plastic mudguards they involve minimal fitting are effecting and easy to use. Designs come in many colours and patterns available for the back wheel and front wheels. 

Ass Saver Big

DMR V8 V2 pedals

These come in such a variety of colours you'll find something to compliment any bike, making it stand out from the rest. DMR's feature a large platform area to maximise power and control

DMR V8 Fools Gold

The limited-edition charge spoon saddles 

This award-winning versatile and comfortable saddle is an excellent choice for mountain and road cyclists. Available in a great selection of designs

Charge Spoon Limited Edition Saddle

Bar Grips

Bar Grips can be complimentary or striking, bringing the individuality of a  mountain bike alive.  Bontrager, Specialized and Fabric all have a good selections available.

bontrager xr trail elite grips

Gloves, Warmers and Socks

we all love small gifts stocking staples such as socks gloves and warmers which will be much appreciated

These Bontrager and Altura neck warmers a stylish and versatile

Bontrager Neck gaiter Blue

Altura Neck Warmer Black Hi Viz Yellow

Mountain bikers will often wear gloves all year round as protection from scrapes and stings.

The Bontrager Evoke men and women's gloves

These have got a great look to them with colour fade

Bontrager Evoke MTB Gloves

Lights 

Mountain bikers tend to need lights to light the trail ahead this requires a powerful light (more lumens). You can read more about lights to help you make the right decision here 

Moon Meteor Storm Front Light 

An excellent choice for mountain bikers and trail riders. It has a powerful Lumen output that will last for hours. A daytime mode and Lock mode and robust shell.

Moon Meteor Storm Front Light

Clothes

Altura Nevis III Waterproof Jacket Black

One of the best all-time selling jackets the Nevis is without a doubt highly desirable. It scores 10/10 waterproofness/breathability. Has taped seams and reflective details and four pockets all zipped for security

Altura Nevis Jacket Black

https://www.cyclesuk.com/68918/products/altura-nevis-iii-waterproof-jacket-black.aspx

Altura Women's Nevis III Waterproof Jacket 

Like its male counterpart, the Nevis is one of the best all-time selling jackets the Nevis is without a doubt highly desirable. It scores 10/10 waterproofness/breathability. Has taped seams and reflective details and four pockets all zipped for security. Available in a range of colours.

Altura Nevis Womens Jacket

Still not sure?

If all else fails, a T-shirt is never a bad idea.

Bontrager Evoke Tech Tee

These T-shirts are not just stylish, they also feature materials primed for activity with moisture-wicking elements. These T-shirts could be worn on the bike, to work or a trip to the beach. Available in red, Black, Blue and Azure for both men and women.

Bontrager Evoke Mountain T-Shirt Blue