Gift ideas for cyclists

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Gift ideas for cyclists

These great gift ideas for cyclists are sure to be a hit this holiday season.

Editor’s Note: This post was written by RoadBikeReview contributor Josh Patterson.

There are a bewildering number of product possibilities for the road cyclists in your life, but fear not. Here are 10 gifts ideas for everyone from the budget-minded to big-spenders.

Pactimo Dispatch Backpack

Gift ideas for cyclists

The Dispatch is a thoughtfully designed backpack developed by cyclists for cyclists. Inside its streamlined, water-resistant exterior you’ll find a voluminous roll top main compartment with additional access through a side zipper. The Dispatch also has a separate padded sleeve large enough to swallow a 15-inch laptop. Creature comforts include an EVA foam back panel with channels to promote ventilation and contoured shoulder straps to make the Dispatch a comfy companion on your next commute.

More Info: www.pactimo.com
Price: $135

Bontrager Flare Ion 200 front and rear combo

Gift ideas for cyclists

Lights aren’t just for night riding. Equipping your bike with front and rear lights improves visibility during daylight and twilight hours as well. As the name suggests, the Flare Ion 200 puts out 200 lumens to keep you visible from up to 1.25 miles away. This front and rear light combo is rechargeable via the included micro USB cable. The lights include mounts that allow the rider to secure them to the handlebar, seatpost or helmet. Tech-savvy cyclists will appreciate the fact that these lights can be wirelessly controlled via an ANT+ signal to compatible Garmin devices.

More Info: www.trekbikes.com
Price: $115
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Gore Windstopper Insulated Gloves

Gift ideas for cyclists

If the cyclist in your life plans to ride through the winter months, a quality pair of insulated gloves is a must. These mitts pack a one-two punch with a windproof, water-resistant shell and Primaloft insulation to trap in heat, allowing cyclists to ride longer without frozen fingers. Gore’s gloves are designed to keep riders comfortable over a wide range of temperatures. If the mercury climbs, zippered vents on the sides promote airflow. Last but not least, the index and thumbs are touch-screen compatible.

More Info: www.gorewear.com
Price: $100
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Feedback Sports Range Torque Ratchet Combo

Gift ideas for cyclists

Today’s carbon components are light as well as strong — provided they’re installed properly. A trusty torque wrench is a must-have for any home mechanic. Feedback Sport’s new Range Torque Ratchet Combo features a compact, flex-bar torque wrench with a 2-10nm range. The kit includes the 14 most commonly used Hex, Torx and Philips bits in an easy to carry case.

More Info: www.feedbacksports.com
Price: $80
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Shimano SH-RC901 S-Phyre cycling shoes

Gift ideas for cyclists

A quality pair of cycling shoes are worth the investment. After all, you’re relying on them to be the direct connection between you and the bike. Shimano’s premier S-Phyre road shoes have been redesigned with an integrated sole and upper that wrap around the wearer’s foot to improving fit and pedaling stability in addition to shaving grams. The RC901 also sports a rigid carbon sole to maximize power transfer and a pair of Boa dials to fine tune fit.

More Info: bike.shimano.com
Price: $400
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Wahoo KICKR Core smart trainer

Gift ideas for cyclists

Whether it’s the short days of winter or a busy schedule that keeps you from hitting the road, you can still get a workout in with Wahoo’s KICKR Core. The KICKR Core delivers realistic a ride feel thanks to its electromagnetic flywheel capable of replicating the resistance you’d encounter on the road. Smart trainers take the monotony out of indoor workouts by connecting to platforms such as Zwift that allow you to go on virtual rides with fellow cyclists from around the globe. (Pro tip: consider pairing this product with a gift membership to Zwift.)

More Info: www.wahoofitness.com
Price: $900
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Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless Tires

Gift ideas for cyclists

Schwalbe’s Pro One tubeless road tire has won countless accolades. It’s fast rolling, respectably light, and durable enough to be used as a training tire. This speedy tubeless tread isn’t just for racers. In addition to the 23mm and 25mm versions, the Pro One is also available in 28mm and 30mm widths suitable for long rides on rough roads.

More Info: www.schwalbe.com
Price: $55
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100% S2 sunglasses

Gift ideas for cyclists

Packed with innovative technologies, the 100% S2 sunglasses have been tuned for cycling. The S2’s laser-etched edging provides the look of a full frame in a rimless cylindrical shield for 360º visibility and comfort. They also have a 5.5 Base to enhance fit, a hydroilo lens coating that repels oil and water, and grippy rubber nose and temple tips for a secure fit.

More Info: www.ride100percent.com
Price: $155
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Supacaz Super Sticky Kush Bar Tape

Gift ideas for cyclists

If a new bike isn’t in the cards this year, consider spicing up your current machine with some snazzy handlebar tape. Supacaz has the right amount of cushion and grip and comes in a rainbow of colors. Plus, it will smell a whole lot better than the sweat-stained tape you’ve been running for years.

More Info: supacaz.com
Price: $40


Bike fit from your local bike shop

Gift ideas for cyclists

Many of us are accustomed to watching professional cyclists grimace as they ride deep into the “pain cave,” but riding your bike should be a pleasant experience. All the latest gear won’t make a difference if you’re not comfortable. If you experience pain, numbness, or tingling in your neck, shoulder, butt or feet while riding, it’s time to consult an expert. A professional bike fit is one of the best investments any cyclist can make to improve their performance, comfort and enjoyment on the bike.

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