2019 Christmas Road Cyclist Gift guide

Words by Cycles UK

on 06/12/2019 10:51:08

Road Bike Gift Guide

Road Cycling is popular in the UK; you probably know at least one person who is a road cyclist. What better gift to get them than something for their favourite pass-time. We thought we'd help you out with a gift guide with a good range of items and prices for you to choose from.

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 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 gifts.

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 alan keys and screw fittings also available in 8 in 1  and 16 in 1.

Fabric 6 in 1 Tool

Fabric Picobar Road Mini Pump

Designed to be simple minimal and lightweight making it great to take with you on road rides.

fabric-picobar-pump-silver-front

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 its great for any bike.

Bontrager Dual Charger Pump

Customising

Ass savers

Are plastic mudguards they involve minimal fitting are effecting and easy to use. Designs come in many colours and patterns.

Ass Saver Regular

The limited-edition charge spoon saddles

Are Award-winning versatile and comfortable an excellent choice for mountain and road cyclists. Available in a great selection of designs.

Charge Spoon Limited Edition Saddle

Fabric Hex bar tape 

Exciting to look at and comes in a tasty variety of colours. Most cyclists need to update their bar tape as it wears losing it's cushioning support and can get pretty untidy.

Fabric Hex Bar Tape

Skincare

Chaffing can be a ride ruiner. Every rider will appreciate these great skincare products from Assos.

ASSOS Chamois Creme 140ml

Assos Mens Chamois Cream

ASSOS Women's Chamois Creme 75ml

 Assos Womens Chamois Creme

ASSOS skin repair gel 

Assos Skin Repair Gel

Lights 

Lights are essential to cyclists to not only be seen but for some cyclists to also see where they are going. If you are looking for something specific, you may want to read our light blog to help you decide.

Moon Nebula Front and Rear cycle set

This set has everything you need from a memory mode that recalls your last setting to a low battery indicator. It features a Day flash mode 4 steady modes and 4 flashing modes, quick release and excellent side visibility ensure you're seen at all times from all angles.

Moon Nebula Light Set

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

Assos Socks

If they are into high-quality cycling clothing then they will recognise the Assos brand, they’re in a festive red too.

Assos Mille Socks Red

Bontrager Race 5" Thermal Wool Sock 

Built for warmth and comfort. These merino wool blend socks wick moisture away from the foot and provide Arch compression provides a stay-put fit.      

Bontrager thermal wool socks

Altura Night Vision Windproof gloves 

Excellent for winter rides and features a stylish splash of hi-vis.

Altura Night Vision Windproof Gloves

Bontrager Thermal Arm warmers 

These are great not only for keeping the chilly winter weather off but also the Hi-vis version has that extra element of safety, they are also available in black.

Bontrager Visibiity Thermal Arm Warmers

Clothing

Bontrager Circuit Ltd Men's Cycling Jersey In Black/Gold

not only is this jersey a head turner it has some great features such as Wrapper pocket on left hip provides easy access and extra storage for your ride needs, Rear zipped security pocket with audio routing for headphones and three open back pockets for convenient access.    

Bontrager Circuit Ltd Jersey Black

Altura Men's Icon Long Sleeve Block Pattern Jersey In Green

This stylish looking highly breathable long sleeve features thermal properties, three rear cargo pockets and a rear zipped security pocket.

Altura Icon Long Sleeve Jersey Block Pattern Green

Altura Icon Grid Long Sleeves Women's Jersey In Blue

this icy themed long sleeve jerseys features highly breathable material, thermal properties, three rear cargo pockets and a rear zipped security pocket.

Altura womens icon long sleeve jersey grid front

Altura Firestorm Women's Waterproof Jacket 

is a lightweight, reflective and packable jacket ideal for many seasons.

Altura Firestorm Womens Jacket Grey

Bontrager Circuit Stormshell Jacket 

These Jackets are marvellous value for money. Available in Blue, yellow, orange or black. Made to be lightweight, waterproof, and breathable with draft flap provides temperature regulation. Adjustable wrist opening keeps the elements out and improves ventilation.     

Bontrager Circuit Stormshell

             

Still not sure?

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

Bontrager Evoke Tech Tees

These T-shirts 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