2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For serious bike commuters

For the cyclist who regularly rides to work, the gym or coffee shop

Apparel Gear Holiday Gift Guide Parts
Keeping warm, dry, and well-equipped is an essential for commuters everywhere. Photo courtesy of Art's Cyclery

Being warm, dry, and well-equipped is essential for commuting cyclists (click to enlarge). Photo courtesy of Art’s Cyclery

Editor’s Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art’s Cyclery. The original post can be found here.

If you know someone who regularly bikes to work, commutes to the gym, or pedals to the coffee shop, then the following assortment of goodies will make the perfect holiday gifts.

Lezyne Hecto/Strip Drive Pair

Lezyne Hecto/Strip Drive Pair ($68)

Even if you’re not constantly riding in early morning or late evening, winter days are short, and getting caught in the dark is inevitable. Be prepared with this great light. Incredibly bright (300/25 front/rear lumens), weatherproof, and durable front and rear lights ensure that you’re seeing and being seen.

SKS P45 Chromoplastic Longboard Fender Set

SKS P45 Chromoplastic Longboard Fender Set ($45)

Fitting essentially any wheel and tire, these fenders keep you dry and looking good without breaking the bank.

Lezyne M-Caddy Sport Kit

Lezyne M-Caddy Sport Kit ($55)

Complete with a pump, M-Caddy saddle bag, patch kit, tire levers, and a multi-tool, literally all that’s left to buy is the appropriate tube. This is a one stop shop.

Giro Merino Knit Wool Gloves

Giro Merino Knit Wool Gloves ($28)

When commuting, it’s often hard to blend style and function. Luckily, Giro’s beautiful Merino Knit Wool Gloves also perform flawlessly to keep you warm and up-to-date with touchscreen compatibility.

Shimano XT 2-Way Pedals

Shimano XT 2-Way Pedals ($80)

Commuters rejoice. On those long commutes to work, you can embrace the clipless side of the pedals, but when it comes to that “quick jaunt to the market” you don’t need to wear cleated shoes.

For more gift ideas for the commuter cyclist in your life, check out Art’s Cyclery.

About the author: Arts Cyclery

This article was originally published on the Art's Cyclery Blog. Art's Cyclery is dedicated to offering free expert advice, how-to videos, and in-depth product reviews on ArtsCyclery.com to help riders make an educated decision when selecting cycling gear.


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