The festive season is upon us, and if you’re on the lookout for the perfect Christmas gifts for the cyclists in your life, look no further! Whether they’re a seasoned cyclist or a casual commuter, we’ve rounded up a sleigh-load of gifts that are sure to bring a jingle to their ride…
Customised water bottles:
Hydration is key for every cyclist, and a personalised water bottle adds a thoughtful touch to their daily rides. Log on to foryou.ie and choose a design that resonates with their personality or opt for a sleek, minimalist look – either way, they’ll be sipping in style.
A new fitness tracker from Fitbit:
If you’ve got a cyclist in your life who loves getting their hands on a brand new piece of tech, then the Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness Tracker is a must! With a built-in GPS, a 24/7 heart rate monitor, and active zone minutes to track your goals, they’ll be buzzing to stay on target well into 2024 and beyond! This nifty gadget has a very minimalist aesthetic, despite its breadth of fun and fascinating features.
A Trekking merino wool scarf by FORCLAZ:
Winter rides can be frosty, so help them stay snug with this cosy, multi-functional neck scarf, from the brand FORCLAZ, which has 10 different styling options. You can keep your ears warm by pulling the entire scarf over your head, or you can roll up the ends and use it as a sweatband on particularly warm, summer rides. This compact scarf comes in three vibrant hues — blue, green and red — and is made from super soft Merino wool which is surrounded by polyamide yarn for added protection.
Cycling Art Prints:
Give their space a touch of cycling flair with art prints that celebrate the beauty of bikes and the open road. This handmade print found on Etsy offers a vibrant and contemporary pop of colour to any room, capturing the pure essence of their favourite pastime.
Coffee First, Then the World: One Woman’s Record-Breaking Pedal Around the Planet by Jenny Graham:
For those days when they prefer to stay indoors, gift them some captivating cycling literature. This incredible biography tells the tale of amateur cyclist Jenny Graham, who left her family and friends behind in Scotland to become the fastest woman to cycle around the world. Alone and unsupported, she crossed the finish line at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin four months later, smashing the female record by nearly three weeks. With infectious wit and honesty, Jenny brings readers into her remarkable Round the World adventure, as she takes on four continents, 16 countries — and countless cups of coffee.
Northwave Reload Jacket:
Upgrade their cycling wardrobe with this stylish and functional Northwave Reload Jacket. Crafted with precision, this jacket offers windproof and water-resistant protection in critical areas, ensuring cyclists remain shielded from the elements during fast rides. With practical features like three back pockets and a central zipped pocket, complete with a camlock puller, cyclists can efficiently store their essentials. Plus, the full reflective border across the pocket area ensures clear visibility, making the Reload Jacket the perfect gift!
Wunder Train High-Rise Cycling Shorts from Lululemon
Looking to add a splash of colour into your loved one’s cycling wardrobe? These High-Rise cycling shorts from Lululemon come in a variety of shades, including this daring petrol purple swatch! With supportive fabric that stretches with you as you move, an internal drawcord to keep the waistband where you want it and an ultra-breathable, sweat-wicking design, these shorts really are the ultimate fashion must-have for any fitness fiend!
Whether they’re tackling the trails, cruising through the city, or enjoying a leisurely ride, these presents are sure to make their cycling experience even more enjoyable. Happy holidays, and may the roads ahead be filled with merry and bright cycling adventures!