Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for your bike

Don't just treat the special people in your life this Christmas, your bike deserves to be rewarded for it's hard work as well.

If you think you’ve had a hard year, spare a thought for your bike. All those miles you’ve put into your legs since January will have also put a massive strain on your machine, so get in the festive spirit by giving something back to your bike this Christmas.

Also check out the first two parts of our Christmas Gift Guide: Main Presents and Stocking Fillers.

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full44169Zefal ZB Brush Set – £14.99

Sponges and jay cloths are all very well, but if you really want your frame and drivetrain to sparkle once spring rolls around you’re going to want some specialist equipment. This Brush Set from Zefal includes a soft brush for cleaning the frame, a double-headed brush for rid the crankset of grime, and a multibrush for attacking the chain.

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Exposure Lights Sirius Mk3 front lightExposure Sirius Mk3 Front Light – £99.95

Scoring a full 10 out of 10 in our recent test of front lights under 100 quid, this top quality light from Exposure is the perfect lamp for all conditions, from fully lit urban roads to isolated country lanes, and will certainly get rid of any excuses for not riding this winter.

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bfe9e6be8bba874ca4278743913da3069a8352b9_800x700Park Tool Home Mechanic Starter Kit – £99.99

We’re all for supporting our local bike shop, but you can save an awful lot of money by learning how to do basic bike maintenance at home. This starter kit includes essential tools such as a chain breaker, pedal spanners and screwdrivers, all kept safe in a custom Park Tool box.

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Topeak Transformer XX track pump/stand – £95.00

Two Christmas presents in one, the Topeak Transformer XX is both a track pump and bike stand, designed for basic maintenance tasks. The stand lifts the back wheel to allow you to work on the drivetrain, while the pump can either be attached to the stand, or operated independently.

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MIP_10260EVOC Bike Travel Bag – £299.99

If you’re jetting off for a winter training camp this winter, then a good quality bike bag is essential to make sure that your pride and joy arrives in one piece. Thanks to the bright colours of this EVOC bag, there’s no chance of missing it on the baggage carousel.

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fabric-scoop-radius-ultimate-saddle-p10260-27842_imageFabric Scoop Saddle and Bar Tape – Saddle from £39.99, Bar Tape £19.99

If you’re a follower of “The Rules” you’ll know that bar tape/saddle coordination is a vital cherry on the top of any bike build. If matching colours isn’t enough, why not match brands with bar tape and saddle from Fabric, which promise superb comfort and style at a decent price.

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meet-kickrWahoo Kickr Turbo Trainer – £949.99

If you’re going to buy a turbo, you might as well but buy the best. The Wahoo Kickr offers direct power measurement, variable resistance controlled from your smartphone or tablet, and promises to be as quiet as the best fluid turbo trainers.

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ke560cbkK-Edge Combo Out Front Mount – £44.99

Keep clean lines in your cockpit with this neat out-front combo mount from K-Edge. Not only does this mount hold your Garmin in front of the bars making it easier to see, but will also accommodate either GoPro camera or Electron front light on the bottom.

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Pegatin Bike Stickers – From £9.99

Add a little pro touch to your pride and joy with these neat little custom stickers from Pegatin. With three different packs to choose from, and innumerable national and regional flags, no one will be in any doubt who owns the beautiful piece of carbon fibre leaned against the cafe wall.

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Specialized Women’s Oura Expert Gel Saddle – £80

If you really care for the woman cyclist in your life, then you’ll buy her a female-specific saddle. The race-ready Specialized Oura Expert Gel saddle is contoured for optimum power output, while gel inserts and cut out design will do much to aide comfort on longer rides.

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IMG_213581-e1416242619165-630x492Bryton Rider 60 – From £289.99

“If it isn’t on Strava, it didn’t happen”. Even if you don’t eat KOMs for breakfast, there’s no doubting the usefulness of a GPS cycle computer. This top-end unit from Bryton comes with a touchscreen, excellent mapping, directions and pre-loaded workouts.

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