It's also a great excuse to buy yourself and your bike some presents, and of course buy stuff for friends and family who like to ride too.
If you are looking for something specific but aren't entirely sure where to start, for example what makes a good light rather than a bad one, check out our specific buyer's guides below:
>>> Children's bikes
>>> Garmin Edge cycling computers
>>> Winter gloves
As always, there is a lot to choose from, so we've done the hard work for you with our cyclists' Christmas gift guide.
Below are seven of our favourite gifts for the cyclist in your life. They're varied in price, so there should be something for everyone – whether that's something little or something large for those you really care about.
If you want to view a broader range of gifts then head over to our sister site TrustedReviews, who are hosting our in-depth cycling Christmas gift guide.
Browse below, but be quick: there's not long to go!
Christmas gift guide: Pantani: The accidental death of a cyclist (DVD)
Winter is the season of long, dark nights and cold evenings sat on the sofa in front of the telly. At least good films can keep the cycling passion burning over the festive period. Get the cyclist in you life this classic about one of cycling's greatest climbers, Marco Pantani.
Christmas gift guide: oneten Merino long-sleeved base layer
Merino is the wool of choice if you're looking to keep warm, and this oneten baselayer will keep you toasty.
The heavy weave insulates you well, plus it's close-fitting cuffs and neck band help keep out draughts.
Even better, Merino doesn't smell when you sweat into it, keeping fresher for longer.
Christmas gift guide: Gore running wear women's sunlight neck warmer
Colourful and stylish this Gore warmer is a great addition to your cycling wardrobe. Come chilly days, we're never without a neck warmer. Great for retaining core heat and blocking the chilly wind.
Christmas gift guide: Fizik R1B road shoes 2016
Trust us when we say that your nearest and dearest will love you forever if you get them a pair of these.
Not just good looking, the Fizik R1B shoes are great performers, too. Used by the likes of Geraint Thomas, they've got a stiff carbon sole and a Boa dial tightening system for a secure fit.
Christmas gift guide: Mountains: Epic cycling climbs by Michael Bann
For any cyclist, the prospect of cycling the world's greatest climbs can be a life goal. Now, let them complete them from the comfort of the living room with this beautiful coffee table book of the world's best ascents.
Christmas gift guide: Proviz Women's Switch reflective cycling jacket
Start a health kick this festive period by encouraging cycle commuting. It is made from a 100% reflective material, making it about as safe as safe can be.
That's not all, though. It's also highly waterproof and equipped with pockets and vents.
Christmas gift guide: Garmin Edge 820
Nothing makes cycling quite as easy as a good cycling computer, and the Edge 820 is Garmin's flagship model.
It will tell you all your stats, provide maps as well turn-by-turn navigation, making cycling in new areas a doddle.
What's more, it's compatible with ANT+ sensors and mounts on your handlebar.
Christmas gift guide: FitBit Surge
Buy Now: FitBit Surge from Amazon for £147.99
The FitBit Surge is the perfect gift for the cyclist in your life that likes to do it all. The automatic heart rate monitor helps improve training.
Plus, when you're not exercising it will still measure steps taken, calories burned as well as quantity and quality of sleep. It looks good too, ticking all the smartwatch boxes.
Christmas gift guide: Castelli Viva Thermo Skully
This Castelli Skully will be the perfect fit for keeping your cycling friend warm this winter, making sure heat doesn't escape through the top of the head.
Castelli are synonymous with good quality kit, so this gift could make their holiday.
Christmas gift guide: High5 Energy bars
All cyclists need sustenance and these High5 bars will do just the trick. Jammed full of energy thanks to the mixture of simple and complex carbs these bars will keep your legs spinning all day long.
As an added bonus, they contain no artificial sugars or sweeteners. Plus they're suitable for vegans and vegetarians so they must be good for you.
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