If you are lucky enough to have a cyclist in your life this Christmas you’re probably wondering, what do I get them? They have a lovely bike; they have the wheels to go with it & they have a whole wardrobe of accessories.
Well, look no further as the team here at Cycletribe.ie have compiled a Christmas gift guide for the cyclist in your life! How about something for on the bike? Here’s our favorite bikes accessories for a lovely present under the tree this year.
1. Topeak Toploader Top Tube Bag - €36.99
This is a great cycling accessory for the cyclist that loves an adventure, mounted on the top tube it gives easy access to your phone, wallet, snacks, and everything else you might need!
2. Brooks Scape Handlebar Bag - €144.99
Another bag for the bike, this time it resides on the handlebars. Featuring a very handy waterproofing material with a waterproof dry sack and 2 spacious compartments this is ideal for those epic adventures.
3. Sigma ROX 2.0 Bike Computer - €69.99
The Rox 2.0 computer from Sigma is a very powerful tool, it has a large screen paired with GPS functionality and USB rechargeable - what’s not to love about it! It’s also e-bike ready and can be easily connected to many e-bikes.
4. Sigma Aura 35 / Nugget II USB Light Set - €39.99
Another quality product from Sigma is this pairing of the Aura 35 along with the rear mounted Nugget II means you can keep the visibility while out cycling like a Christmas tree on wheels. Both lights are easily attached to most bikes and they both come with USB recharging!
5. Topeak Ratchet Stick - €49.99
This is a very handy piece of equipment for any level of cyclist. A compact, easy to use and carry ratchet wrench with built-in compartment letting you store five of your most used bits. With 14 bits included this will come in handy for any new bike adjusting on Christmas morning!
Now we move onto the cycling accessories, to keep you warm and stylish this winter!
1. Castelli Perfetto ROS Glove - €64.99
This Castelli glove is the perfect glove for any weather eventuality on the bike, if the rain comes down it’ll keep you dry. Gore-Tex is a key material in these gloves shell in order to keep your hands comfortable this winter.
2. Cycle Tribe Irish Champion Cap - €12.99
How about a stylish cycling cap with the Irish champion colors? Handmade in Italy and lightweight to store in the back pocket to wear at the café, or under the helmet for those training spins. This cap includes the Cycletribe branding whilst paying homage to the magnificent Irish champions Ireland has produced throughout the years!
3. Northwave Celsius R Artic GTX Winter Boots 2021 - €249.99
These Northwave winter boots offer superb warmth and protection against all the weather elements the cyclist may be faced with throughout the winter. They are made with the waterproof and windproof Koala Gore-Tex, the cyclist in your life will thank you when he arrives home with his two feet still dry and toasty after a few hours in the hills.
4. Northwave Acqua Shoecovers - €42.99
The ideal shoecover for wet weather riding. These Northwave shoecovers pair water-resistant PU coating with a fully taped design to keep the water out. They come in two colourways, black and fluorescent yellow – great for being seen on the dark roads this time of the year!
5. Northwave Husky Ceramic High Socks 2021 - €18.99
One of the warmest wool cycling socks for riding throughout the winter season. These socks are insulated with merino wool yarn which ensures optimum insulation and warmth and improves body temperature regulation in the cold weather we’re often faced with in the winter. They come in a multitude of colours to go with any cycling kit.
Now we move onto cycling clothing, to keep you stylish and warm throughout this winter season it’s essential to be armed with some quality cycling clothing. Here’s our favourites below.
1. Northwave Force 2 Long Sleeve Jersey 2021 - €54.99
Starting off we have this entry level thermal Northwave jersey that offers up superb warmth for those cool days or to be used as an extra layer on the days you were debating staying in on the turbo trainer. The Force 2 jersey is the ideal ticket for the transition from autumn into winter and from spring into early summer.
2. Altura Airstream Long Sleeve Womens Jersey 2022 - €59.99
The new 2022 Airstream Long Sleeve Jersey has received a vibrant refresh with a graphic print paired with brushed back thermal fabric. This is a winter essential, with plenty of storage with 3- rear pockets and a relaxed fit to ensure comfort on those training spins.
3. Castelli Perfetto ROS Long Sleeve Jersey - €209.99
The latest Perfetto from the Castelli ‘Rain Or Shine’ collection should be a staple for every cyclists wardrobe. It includes two new GORE-TEX INFINIUM fabrics, exclusive to Castelli, feature here, with the front being windproof and lightly fleeced to enhance warmth, whilst the rear is lighter and stretchier to ensure perfect temperature regulation. This will keep you comfortable on the bike all winter long.
4. Castelli Womens Perfetto ROS Long Sleeve Jacket - €199.99
Moving onto the women’s Perfetto, you can train throughout the wet and cold season in this jacket whilst staying comfortable on the bike. This jacket is the ideal weight with no built-in insulation so you can layer up how you see fit. Paired with GORE-TEX INFINIUM WINDSTOPP 205 on the front and 203 on the rear, with taped shoulder seams for extra rain protection this is perfect all round winter jacket for whatever the weather occasion.
5. Altura Nightvsion Thermal Gilet - €74.99
This Altura gilet is the ideal protection for the early morning and cold weather, you can wear this over your jersey in most seasons. It has 10k/10k waterproof and breathable outer fabric, which is highly breathable and has a snug thermal grip fabric across the chest and sides of the gilet to keep the chill off and keep you warm this weather!
That’s a wrap on the Cycletribe Christmas Gift Guide for this year, we hope you’ve gained some new ideas on what you could get a cyclist for Christmas – be sure to head on over to our website Cycletribe.ie to view all the bikes, cycling products and accessories we have in stock!
Happy Christmas from Cycletribe.ie!