Stand out and stay safe on your next ride around the block or through the trails with these powerful, palm-sized bike lights. The petite LEDs?white for the bike's front fender, red for the back?shine in three different settings: a steady beam, or a slow or quick flash. Simply click the lights on and off your bike's steel frame using their powerful magnets that stay put even on the bumpiest of jaunts. When you've reached your destination, snap it together and can pop it in your pocket until the n
Blackouts, dark alleys, and spooky campsites -- he made light of any situation. This hands-free, clippable lantern is lit by a powerful, usb rechargeable battery for up to 52 hours of light or a backup boost to your phone. With a 360 degree stand and three lighting modes, it's a handy headlamp, lantern, and bike light all in one compact design. Made in China.
Undeterred by the theft of his beloved messenger bag, avid cyclist Eli Reich made a new one out of inner tubes, and he's been upcycling ever since. With durable inner tube material on one side and colorful, upcycled polyester webbing on the other, the reversible design is two vegan belts in one. The black, military-inspired buckle adds utilitarian appeal to the design. A distinctive alternative to leather belts, it makes a great gift for cycling buffs. Handcrafted in Seattle.
Whether you're a BMX rider or a Brooklyn hipster, the bicycle is more than a vehicle: it's a way of life. Chart the evolution of this two-wheeled wonder with this genealogist-approved infographic. Printed with vegetable based ink, this colorful graph includes all the famous, infamous, and sometimes ludicrous bike styles in an easy to read, historically accurate chart. Evolution may not be an exact science, but repairing a fixie certainly is. Made Ben Gibson and Patrick Mulligan in Brooklyn, NY.
Take all-occasion glassware on a tour de style with these statement-making glasses. Bold bicycle silhouettes are screen printed directly onto these cups using a special ink that cross bonds with the surface, making them dishwasher safe and durable enough to be a part of your daily cycle. Comes in a set of 8 bold colors: green, navy blue, orange, white, turquoise, yellow, red and purple. Glasses made and screen printed in the USA.
From the misty shores of Maine to the park down the road, you never know where a good book--or bike ride, for that matter--can take you. Celebrate the journey a few pages or pedals can inspire with this charming set of bookends, handmade by Eric Gross from carbon steel and then painted to resemble a cycling silhouette. Handmade in Brooks, Kentucky.
Great companion for trips to the gym or anywhere else AND you can drink from it laying down. Does it get any better? No cap to remove, no spout to open - convenient one-handed water bottle operation from sip to seal, perfect for all activities.
You know your bike lover likes to feel the breeze blowing, looks forward to a comfortable ride with a sweet view and hopefully smiles at the sight of the cycling gift you're about to deliver. If your mind has been spinning with no gift idea in sight, get pumped for this handy-dandy guide to scouting cycle gifts for him or for her. At the start, you want to coast through what you know to figure out what you need to find out (and start snooping for some clues!). Here's a spin-worthy list to train your eye to finding the best bike lovers gifts.
First things first. Make sure you can answer the question of whether your bike lover is into road biking or mountain biking. If the answer is road biking, then you want to know whether your cyclist is a cruiser or racer? Biking for exercise or biking around town? If you don’t know the cycling terrain, you won’t be able to hone in on the right gift.
Crash and Burn
If he’s an avid mountain biker who inevitably takes some spills in the rough terrain, think about gear that needs replacing as cycle gifts for him. For example, helmets are a big deal — once you’ve crashed hard, you need to replace it.
When you don’t know much about your cyclist’s needs, cycling gifts that play on the latest-and-greatest in technology are a great track to follow. Whether the cyclist is in training or your bike lover likes to set safe routes with bike lanes, there are cool gadgets to help. It’s gifting made easy when you don’t know about sizing and style for wearables.
Is your cyclist a city dweller or does she live in a house complete with a mudroom and garage? You want to consider your cyclist’s dwellings to think on how the bike is likely stored. Storage accessories make a practical gift idea for cyclists — just be sure to snoop around first to find out how the bike is stored already.
MVP For Bikes
Think about upgrading or adding to the accessories and bike parts that get used — and wear out. Lightweight tire pumps and tire repair kits are essentials. And handlebars get well-worn — you can look into having theirs refinished with quality leather grips (stealthily if you want it to be a surprise!) .
When you’re looking for cycling gifts for her, be sure you keep in mind all the accessories! She can ride her bike around town with everything from a sweet basket, cutie bells, and durable saddlebags for hauling picks from the farmer’s market.