Make your Christmas Bike Fabulous!
If you’re starting to feel festive and wondering what Santa might bring, or just looking for a great gift for that cyclist in your life, then take inspiration from these fabulous ideas…
Please note – we are suggesting these items to promote cycling as a low cost, healthy and sustainable way to get around. We are not specifically endorsing any of the websites featured.
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£10 and under
These gifts are perfect stocking-fillers or Secret Santa presents!
“Cyclists make better lovers” sticker – from Redbubble
We cannot confirm whether there is any scientific proof to this! A number of other cycling-themes stickers are also available if you want a slightly different sentiment…
Cyclebabble book – from the Guardian website
A collection of comments, questions and conundrums from the Guardian’s Bike Blog contributors. Expect content ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous!
Helmet bows and reflective badges – from Keep Pedalling
These helmet bows can only be described as adorable, and the fact that they are reflective is an added bonus! Add to your unique visibility with a few “Spot Me” badges and you’re good to go!
Upcycled gift ideas – from Cyclegeezer
A range of gifts from £2.75 magnets to £50 recycled sprocket clocks, there really is something for everyone here from this Yorkshire based company.
Handmade and vintage items – from Etsy
Another selection of gift ideas to suit all budgets. What about a vintage bicycle tie clip or a necklace made from a bike chain? Other items include t-shirts, jewellery and accessories.
£10 to £30
iGo bike gift vouchers – from Cyclescheme
Vouchers are available from £20 upwards and can be redeemed on cycling gear in up to 1,600 participating stores in the UK.
“Put the fun between your legs” clothing and accessories – from Redbubble
Choose from iPhone cases, t-shirts and accessories, and greeting cards bearing this cheeky slogan.
Bike Burrito tool roll – from Keep Pedalling
Who says tool rolls can’t be stylish and functional? Choose from a number of handmade designs with a long lasting canvas interior.
Trotify – from Trotify
This is literally a real thing. Make your bike sound like a horse. Technically not shipping until March 2013, but too good to not include on the list, and if you order soon you might get a t-shirt or a bag!
Bicycle cup holders – from Ridelow
Available in a number of different colours, these cup holders for your bike do exactly what they say on the tin!
£30 to £60
Waterproof rain skirts and accessories – from Belfast Rain
These rain skirts, hats and bags are made from recycled tents so are one of a kind! Katy from Bike Fabulous has one of the skirts and has found it also comes in handy at festivals!
Cycloc bike storage – from Cycloc
Designed and made in the UK, this cycle storage can be attached to a wall to provide flexible storage options for a range of bikes.
£60 and over
Buy a bicycle for a school child or health visitor – from Unicef
Help a child get to school every day, or equip a health worker with a sturdy bicycle.
Bicycle part furniture – from Bike Furniture
Furniture made from bicycle parts – email for prices and availability for a unique gift!