- Buyer's Guide
15 Essential Gifts for the Bike Commuter
Finding an awesome gift for a bike commuter can sometimes feel like an uphill slog. But we’ve wheeled out 15 essential gifts that any bike commuter will be happy to roll with…
Compact and lightweight, this is a great option if you’re after a small pump to attach to your frame or slip inside a jersey pocket for easy access during your ride. The pump weighs just 65 g (0.14 lb) and is designed to inflate to 160 psi.
The Portland Design Works Meteoroid Tail Light helps you stay safe on the road with a choice of flash, pulse and steady modes to suit different settings. It comes with two CR2032 batteries that provide up to 60 hours of use, and features a weatherproof design for all-season cycling.
Need to make a quick adjustment or repair during your ride? With this handy multitool you won’t be caught unprepared. A choice of 9 tools in a lightweight and compact design makes this a useful and easily portable addition to any ride.
The weatherproof Portland Design Works Asteroid USB Headlight offers a choice of three modes including flash, pulse and steady to suit a range of lighting needs. And with its micro-USB port, it’s easy to recharge too.
Combining function and style, this compact multi-tool offers 10 tools to handle a variety of bike DIY needs. Additionally, a genuine leather cover in a choice of three colorways helps protect your tools on the go.
This limited edition collaboration cap is crafted with a combination of cotton and Lycra for improved comfort and fit. Reflective details help boost visibility and ventilation eyelets help keep you cool on the move.
You can’t always keep an eye on your bike. But this rugged u-lock provides peace of mind when your precious bike is out of sight. Designed to resist bolt cutters and leverage attacks, the u-lock includes a lifetime warranty and 3 stainless steel keys, one of which features an LED bulb and replaceable battery.
The Folsom Short 2.0 offers a sleek and comfortable design that suits both cycling and off-bike use. Constructed with water-resistant, four-way stretch fabric, the short includes four pockets and a u-lock holster for carrying your cycling essentials.
These Timbuk2 Tandem Panniers are great for carrying on a bike without having to shoulder the load yourself. And for added flexibility, they convert into a shoulder bag for convenient off-bike use too.
Crafted with 100% Merino wool, this hoodie is designed with a cycling-specific fit that naturally wicks moisture and resists odors. A versatile piece for hard pedaling and two-foot roaming alike.
Cycling helmets are bulky. But this foldable helmet helps you carry more compactly when not in use, while bringing a touch of style to your cycling setup.
Worried about rain showers and puddle splashes on your ride? This water-repellent pant will help keep you dry, without restricting your movement thanks to its four-way stretch nylon fabric. And with five pockets you’ve got plenty of places to stash small essentials.
The rugged Rambler provides a tough and weatherproof build guaranteed for life. But there’s a host of other useful features on offer here too. The expandable design grows from 22L to 44L to accommodate a variety of loads. Additionally, the main compartment can be used in rolltop or flap-down mode, and a choice of pockets help keep your gear tidy.
Tough, waterproof and breathable, the Meridian Alpine jacket is great for protection against the elements in both urban and outdoor environments. Additionally, the jacket includes a choice of handy pockets and a removable, helmet-compatible hood.
If you’re looking for that extra special touch, nothing says personalized quite like a custom bag. Chrome Industries offer custom sewing services in each of their Chrome Hubs. An ideal gift for carry enthusiasts who want to ride in unique style.