🚲 Great Cycling Themed Gifts for the Whole Family 🚲
Are you struggling with inspiration for what to buy your cycling mad family this Christmas? Well, do not despair, there is still time to grab a little extra stocking filler or even that special surprise present before the big day.
We have compiled a little list of gift ideas for Mums, Dads and Kids to fit all budgets and we hope you'll find something here that will be the perfect present for your loved one.
Gifts for Mum
Up to £15
Brighten up Mums trips around town and capture a little European cycling chic with this Dutch style bouquet of artificial poppies that attaches to your handlebars.
We all love to receive a bunch of flowers so why not add a little floral magic to your bike too!
Everyone needs a good lip balm at this time of year, especially when out in the wind on long winter bike rides. This honey lip balm is 100% natural and contains Propolis, a natural bee product from the hive known as 'bee penecillin' due to its sterilizing properties.
So pamper your Mum this Christmas with this extra special lip balm and keep her smiling till spring.
£20 to £30
Does Mum have to carry her bike up and down any stairs, across footbridges or at stations? If so, then this useful little carry handle could the the simple gift she's been needing for years!
It comes in light or dark brown leather to match a Brooks saddle and put a little finishing touch to your town bike. For only £28 this tiny gift could make a big difference!
Every house needs mirrors and this one is perfect for a cycling family.
Pop it by the front door and you'll always be able to check your helmet's on straight before leaving the house!
Push The Boat Out!
Now this is something special for a mountain biking Mum. We love this disc brake rotor pendant! It's sterling silver, approximately 18mm in diameter and there's even earings to match!
It is produced by Cycling Jewellery who also make a charm bracelet and bike themed charms to collect if this is more Mums style.
This US company, Fracture, will turn your favourite family photo into a work of art. Their mission when the company was born was to create an affordable, beautiful, and sustainable product that allows anyone to print photos on simple pieces of glass and easily hang them in their living spaces.
They ship to the UK and offer different sized prints from small photos to brighten up your desk to large statement pieces for your home. So go ahead and pick a photo from your favourite family bike ride and create your personal print.
Gifts for Dad
Up to £15
Nick Moore reminds us in this book that there is more to cycling than competitive racing, lycra, and physical endurance; it's about joy, meditative wonder and spiritual enrichment. Mindful Thoughts for Cyclists presents a series of focused meditations on why and how cycling can be a powerful practice of mindful awareness.
If your Dad has a stressful job then why not give him a little calm and mindfulness this Christmas in the form of this simple book.
Pimp your Dads MTB with a rie:sel design fender. There's some funky designs and a range of colours to choose from.
As their suitable for 20" wheels all the way up to 29" you can even have get one for your bike too and have matching fenders!
£20 to £35
We know socks is a bit of a cliché when it comes to Christmas presents but we decided these Bike Rider socks from Thought were allowed to slip through the net!
This gift set contains a pair for every day. Made from a soft bamboo blend, they are sustainable, breathable, naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, so Dad's feet (and the planet) will stay happy and healthy.
This washbag from Moab Bag Company definitely elevates toiletry bags to an exciting new level! It is handmade from recycled inner tubes, using solar power and is their most popular gift for men.
For an eco-minded cyclist who's hard to pick gifts for this could be your answer.
Push The Boat Out
Now 2 of these will make your Dad's bike look super smart. These Supacaz Fly Cage Limited Edition bottle cages come in lots of different colours so you'll be able to find the one that works best with his frame colour.
They are made from 100% anodised aluminium and weigh in at only 24g. This will definitely make Dad the envy of all his biking friends!
This handy training device will keep your mountain biking dad strong all year round.
This winter turn Dad's handlebar into the most effective training tool he's ever had! The multi-award-winning ProPilot® was developed by bikers for bikers and even has its own app!
Gifts for the Kids
Up to £15
For kids with long hair these amazing, plastic free hair ties are perfect for keeping your hair out of the way whilst doing sport.
And as we all know that kids can be prone to losing things there is an extra special bonus with these, they are made from 100% biodegradable materials so no need to worry if they fall off!
Get your little racer one of these beautiful Italian cotton cycling caps from Race Baby.
These vintage style little caps will fit from 3 years upwards and are perfect for every day, nursery and of course, underneath their helmet.
£20 to £40
Make fun designs and play games with friends using this chalk bike attachment.
No tools are required to attach it to the bike and it could provide hours of fun for the kids and slightly less fun for you if you need to clean the chalk off afterwards!
If you have any big family bike rides planned for the new year then this would be a perfect present. The Mini M.U.L.E has grown up features such as a 1.5ltr camelbak, a bike tool pocket and zippered compartments all in a package fit for a young explorer.
It will be great for weekend trail rides too with reflective strips and a safety whistle to easily spot your little shredders on the trail.
Push The Boat Out
If you want to start riding off-road together as a family then what about a family mountain bike session with a qualified MTB coach?
If the kids have already tried riding off-road then the coaches will take their new found enthusiasm for all things rooty and rocky and teach them how to ride with skill and confidence.
The Fit Bit Ace 2 goes where kids go and plays like kids play! With 5 days of battery life, water resistant up to 50m and you can even customise the clock face.
If your kids are trying to get more active or love seeing their stats then this is the perfect present to help them achieve their goals for 2020.
So if you find yourself in a mad dash to get the final few presents for your family we hope these suggestions might point you in the right direction!
From everyone at Frog Bikes we would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year full of fantastic family bike adventures and fun times.