RoadBikeReview’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Gifts…

CycleOps Titanium Skewers

“Sometimes it’s the small things. And in cycling, sometimes it’s the light things.” CycleOp’s has paired titanium shafts to alloy levers and created these max strength, performance, and minimal weight skewers. These extremely light and incredible strong skwers weigh in at just 48 grams for the pair. The cyclist your buying these for, won’t even notice them on their bike.

MSRP: $75

Saris Freedom

The Saris Freedom rack is a a great 2-bike rack for just about anyone in the market for a hitch rack. It carries a variety of bike sizes from kids bikes, cruisers, and mountain bikes to full Tri and Road Bike rigs. It’s made right here in the USA and comes with a lifetime warranty. At only $230 it’s a great gift idea that’s also easy on the pocketbook.

MSRP: $229.99

Campagnolo Corkscrew

For the ultimate connoisseur of bicycling, we present the Campagnolo Corkscrew. Invented by Tullio Campagnolo, this fine piece of engineering was first presented back in 1966. The patented self-centring telescopic bell and hardened steel wide sharp screw consistently ensure a perfect grip on the cork and its removal without raising sediments and without shaking the bottle. A fine piece of hardware from the man who also invented the bicycle quick release and cable operated parallelogram derailleur. If well taken care of, this Corkscrew has been known to last over 30 years. It’s on the pricey side, but for the cyclist who has everything, this is the crème de la crème of gifts.

MSRP: $275

Hopefully our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide helped you pick out the perfect gift for the road cyclist in your life. We know we didn’t cover everything, so if you have an excellent gift suggestion we didn’t cover, please share with us in the comments below. We here at RoadBikeReview thank you for stopping by, and wish you a Happy Holidays!

About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.

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