Gift Ideas For Cyclists

Cyclists are a different breed – things that excite them, would not be as fun for others.

Cyclists live in their unique universe full of different worries and priorities.

As a cyclist, I can tell you that there is the whole world to comprehend when it comes to cycling accessories, bike parts and other gear. Hence I am not going there with the bellow list. It might be too tricky to match specific preferences of your cyclist/gift-receiver.

But there are plenty of other things every cyclist would appreciate as a gift. There is never enough cycling clothing, for example. Especially if he/she cycles often. This suggestion list is just a starting point. Do explore the companies behind these items – they all have interesting story and variety of potential gifts to offer.

CYCLING CLOTHES FOR MEN

MADE IN ITALY

Santini is one of the most famous cycling clothing brands. This jersey for men is designed to protect in changing weather conditions like rain and wind.

MADE IN SWEDEN

Sweden is famous for its eco focus. Hence what a perfect present for an ecologically conscious cyclist. This jersey is made from recycled plastic.

MADE IN SPAIN

Sustainability focused brand. Good looking vest. Versatile and extremely useful – a lightweight additional-layer-option to carry on longer rides.

CYCLING CLOTHES FOR WOMEN

MADE IN FRANCE

Made in Verona by a company that invested in technical innovation for over thirty years. I like their support for women cycling and brave colours.

MADE IN ITALY

Nalini makes cycling clothes since the 60's and are known for its exceptional quality and innovative sports fabrics. Used by many cycling superstars.

MADE IN ENGLAND

The perfect gift even for the most experienced cyclists. Gilets are useful for chilly early morning rides, before you can take it off once it gets warmer.

Buy in UK – £190

BACKPACKS

HANDMADE IN SCOTLAND

Trakke is a team of passionate artisans that give lifetime guarantee. This backpack is their most popular among cyclists who love this brand.

$220

HANDMADE IN GERMANY

Dedicated commuter backpack for Brompton cyclists. It looks and functions as a spacious backpack but can also click onto a Brompton brace.

$350

MADE IN GERMANY

My personal favourite due to magic – it looks black but night time lights bright up on any light source. Great for riding in winter. Waterproof and reliable.

Buy in EU – €109

PANNIERS

MADE IN FRANCE

How about a holder to fit any of the existing bags you have on your bike? Bekkie can also hold boxes and other things you need to transport on a bike.

$115

MADE IN ENGLAND

Ultimate British classic. Even more than you think – it is a re-creation of a panniers featured on Brooks catalogue in 1890. Rolls up to save a lot of space.

$225

MADE IN GERMANY

The best known german bicycle accessory company. Well designed and reliable bags that come at a great price. Love the design too. Prices wary by type.

SOCKS

MADE IN ITALY

Marcoliani Invisible Touch

Marcoliani is famous Italian socks maker and recently they released modern invisible socks. Bike themed socks are fun and come in a nice box.

$15

MADE IN SPAIN

I love that this company started in a small warm in a Basque country. Today it is recognised for its design and quality. Loved by Spanish cyclists.

$25

MADE IN FRANCE

Made from unique Le Bram material that incorporates 50% of merino wool. Designed to be light and dry out fast. French flag imprinted too.

$12

OTHER CYCLING THEMED ACCESSORIES

HANDMADE IN GERMANY

Every cyclist will recognise that locking clip. Handmade by a passionate artisan from Germany, using recycled sports mats and reflectors.

$80

MADE IN FRANCE

Specifically designed for colder weather, this headgear will help to protect the neck and face. Great colours and fabric technology. For -2° to 14°

$25

MADE IN ITALY

Campagnolo is legendary bicycle part manufacturer with many engineering patents under their belt. They used it to make a great wine opener. Review.

MADE IN BRITAIN

Customised cup is always a great gift idea. This one is ideal for a dad who likes to cycle. Cups are made in Portugal, personalised finish in the UK.

$34

MADE IN FRANCE

Colourful cycling cap from a legendary Italian bicycle company. It is a fashion statement but it is also but also about owning a piece of history.

MADE IN FRANCE

A true cyclist is always a cyclist – even if it is his rest day. Let him show off his passion during his evening walks on that summer holiday break.

$39

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