Gift Guide: Top Picks for Christmas
If you haven’t noticed all the street decorations going up, the abundance of adverts featuring trampolining animals, Mrs Claus hand delivering a present and carrot being used as a motivational reward for a reindeer, Christmas is on our doorsteps. If you’ve got a budding cyclist within your midst, we’ve picked out some great gifts that will guarantee Christmas cheer.
GoPro HERO5 Session – £249.99
The ultimate combination of simplicity, durability and innovation, GoPro have really outdone themselves. The HERO5 Session combines a one button system (turn on and start recording) with 4K video capture, 10 MP photos and voice control. Compatible with all the GoPro gadgets, and even waterproof up to a 10m depth, the HERO5 Session has it all. This is for the daredevil in your life.
DMR V8 Pedals V2 – £37.99
Borrowing their shape from the original V8 pedal, but now with a larger platform area, these pedals (the DMR V8 v2) are a durable piece of equipment that deserves to be part of your kit. The pins on the pedal can be fine-tuned for your comfort and style, and also comes in 6 great colours to match your mood.
Fox Metah Helmet – £99.99
The Fox Metah helmet is a masterpiece of design. Influenced by Motorcross, the helmet covers the back of the head for added protection. With 10 big bore vents which give improved airflow when riding, and you’d hardly notice it on your head because it’s so light-weight. Also comes in a variety of pretty cool colourways, to make you stand out from the crowd.
Garmin Edge 820 – £389.99
The Edge 820 is the perfect gadget for when you’re out and about on your bike. A compact unit with a 2.3 inch HD screen and touch screen capability (even works when wet) that monitors all the information you’d ever need. Monitoring data from heart rates, power input, speed, elevation and even temperature the Garmin Edge 820 is perfect for the statistic geek.
Garmin Forerunner 235 – £232.99
To partner with your Garmin Edge 820, the Forerunner 235 is a fantastic bit of wearable tech. If you want to know how many steps you’ve down, what that distance was, how many calories you’ve burnt and how your sleep was then this watch has got you covered. As well as measuring heart rate, pace and let’s not forget time. The Garmin Forerunner is the running watch you need when exercising and keeping fit.
Tifosi Pro Escalte – £49.99
Do you like sunglasses? How about 2 pairs for the price of one? The Tifosi Pro Escalate allows for universal interchangeability, where you can just snap off the lenses and change to the other style on a whim. Easy to use, comfortable and an incredible price, to keep you looking stylish whilst on the go.
Park Tools Advanced Mechanic Tool Kit – £259
For the tinkerer, this Park Tools Advanced Mechanic tool kit has literally everything they will ever need within its durable plastic box. From the Professional cable and housing cutter to cassette lockring tool and even (probably the most important) a bottle opener!
Muc-Off 8 in 1 Cleaning Kit – £34.99
If you have a neat freak, who loves to keep their bike clean and shiny then you cannot go wrong with the Muc Off 8 in 1 cleaning kit. From Road to MTB to everyday Commuter’s this cleaning kit will bring out the fresh out of the box look to your bike no matter what it is. Plus, it all comes in a handy storage case.
True Start Coffee – £6.99
To get you started and ready for the day, grab a True Start coffee and get to work! The only coffee with the optimum caffeine boost, which slowly releases energy throughout the day, with no dreaded caffeine, crashes. An all-natural product, coming from the Colombian Arabica coffee bean, this is a delicious way to keep you energised before and after your ride.
Hargroves Giftcard – £10, £20, £50 and £100
For the person who has everything, or you’re just unsure of what to get them, how about a Hargroves Cycles Gift Card? Load up to the amount you want and off we go! You can buy these either in store or online! Perfect for the cyclist who can’t make up their mind.