Welcome to the RoadBikeReview Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below is today’s list of top rated picks, and be sure to head back to the RoadBikeReview 2011 Holiday Gift Guide main page to see the rest of the gift suggestions to help you this holiday season.
Cycling apparel gift ideas– As winter is upon us, it’s time to start adding layers when heading out in the morning for those chilly rides. Here are a few gift ideas for that special cyclist in your life that should make their ride that much more comfortable so they can continue doing what they love, even when the temps dip low.
Mavic Cyclone Jacket
|For the dedicated rider on your list, the Mavic Cyclone jacket offers trim fit and exceptional warmth, with minimal bulk and very light weight. Warm, windproof Tech Dry ST fabric panels combine with vented mesh to help regulate body temperature. Front and rear pockets lend cargo space to stash extra layers as the day warms up.
Giro Westerly Wool Gloves
|The natural comfort and insulating properties of wool shaped into a glove that works well by itself or as an interior liner when temps dip to freezing. The Westerly Wool is an all-around glove that features a wool body with a light fleece lining to take the edge off of cool conditions. The silicone detailing on the palm enhances grip too, making it perfect for riding, hanging around the campfire or anytime you want a little extra coverage.
Capo Roubaix Arm & Knee Warmers
|Capo’s Roubaix arm warmers keep cyclists warm during that early morning chill or while training in the middle of the winter. They are made with two panels of Super Roubaix fabric, which have a warm and soft feel to the touch. A great layering piece when you’re a cyclists is not sure what to expect.
MSRP: $40 for Arms, $50 for Knees