The epic xmas gift guide from off.road.cc
T'is the season of giving, and when you have so many awesome gifts and gadgets to choose from, it can be challenging to find the perfect present for someone special. But worry not because we have a selection of fantastic gift ideas for the mountain shredder and gravel grinder in your life.
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If you prefer to watch this gift guide, check out the YouTube video below. Otherwise, read on for all the goodies...
Outdoor Provisions Bundle - £27
The Outdoor Provisions bundle is perfect for people who fuel up on the go. This box contains 16 pieces; 8 nut butter pouches and 8 energy bars in various super tasty flavours. They're made with all-natural ingredients and are each wrapped in eco-friendly compostable packaging.
Restrap Canister Bag - £45
This is such a handy little bag because it fits any handlebar style, whether you have drops or flat bars. It's made from durable textured nylon and has a top YKK zip to keep things secure inside. There's also a nifty loop on the front, which you can use to attach a front light.
Komoot Premium Package - £4.99/month or £59.99/year
As you may already know, at off.road.cc, we use Komoot a fair bit to plan our rides, find new routes and see what others are up to for some much-needed inspiration. While Komoot is free to sign up and get started with, you unlock so many cool features if you purchase the Premium package.
Features include "live tracking" that allows you to share your real-time location as you ride. You can also study the weather in greater detail to help you to plan effectively for all conditions, and you can even use their mapping features offline - particularly handy if you're venturing off into the wild.
Stayer Gravel Wheelset - £1,190
Why not splash the cash on these custom carbon handbuilt wheels, which are available in 650b or 700c sizes. Built around a pair of Hope RS4 or PRO4 hubs, this wheelset has a hookless design with super-strong spokes and brass nipples, optimised for tyres from 35c to 2.1".
Stan's NoTubes Tyre sealant & Dart Tool - £20 & £25
No rider can have enough sealant, and for around £20, a pint of Stans sealant is an ideal gift if you know someone who goes through a lot of it or who keeps using yours! It's eco-friendly, long-lasting and stays in its liquid form for several months. Perfect for plugging holes up to 1/4″ (6.5mm) quickly.
This neat little companion is Stan's No Tubes Dart. It's a puncture repair tool that's small and compact, making it an ideal fit for bags and stash boxes on your bike. With a plug loaded, it's a straightforward case of stabbing the hole, and away you go again. You can purchase 5 refiles for £20.
Kingud Bottle for Life Cleaner - £11
This is really the gift that keeps on giving. The Kingud Bottle For Life is made out of durable aluminium, and it's designed to last quite a few washes and refills. However, if you find that the trigger gets a little slack, you can return your bottle for recycling, and Kingud will send you a spanking new one.
Kingud Protect & Renovate - £10
If you're gifting the Kingud Bottle Cleaner, then why not couple it with the Kingud Protect as well?
This solution doesn't use any silicon, and it leaves your bike looking as good as the day you bought it. It contains great hydrophobic properties, which coats your bike frame in a protective layer that's compatible with all paint jobs, whether you have a matte, satin or gloss finish.
Hiplok Jaw - £20
Anyone who rides will know how tricky bike storage can be at home. This universal wall mount comes with all the wall fittings and can hold tyre widths from 20mm – 75mm. Once it's secured to the wall, simply slot your wheel in to store your bike upright.
LOOK X-Track Race Pedals - £109
This is a gift for the performance-driven rider in your life. The Look X-Track Carbon Clip pedals are designed to withstand the rigours of mountain biking; we're talking pedal strikes, rocks and such.
They have a float range of 6-degrees with a platform width of 60mm. The design helps guide your cleat into position using lateral support guides - perfect for racers who need to clip in as quickly as possible.
Niterider Lumina Max 2000 - £185
Featuring NiteLink™ Wireless Technology, this light allows you to simultaneously power on/off the headlight. The handlebar mount is suitable for handlebars up to 35mm, and it has a handy quick-release tab for mounting and removing the light itself.
There are several modes using CREE LED lights, with the Max Boost Mode blasting out 2000 lumens for when it's really dark. The Lithium-Ion battery uses a USB charger, and run time varies from 45mins on Max Boost 2000 lumens to 7.5hrs on 200 lumens.
Tifosi Kilo glasses - £80
Just because it's winter, it doesn't mean we can't look ahead to summer.
These are the Tifosi Kilo Interchangeable glasses with rubber nose and earpieces for comfort and polycarbonate lenses which are shatterproof and scratch-resistant. What's really cool is that you get a few different lenses in the case so you can choose which best suits the weather.
Cateye Ampp 800/Viz 300 set - £99
And if one light wasn't enough - we have an 800-lumen front light coupled with the ViZ 300 backlight, making it ideal for gravel adventures and off-road commuters. There are 5 modes to set the light in, low, middle, high, day and flashing. What's cool about this is that it has a rapid charge feature that allows you to reach full charge in just 3-hours.
100% Altis Helmet - £90
The Altis helmet from 100% features Smartshock® Rotational Protective System, has 14 massive air channels, an adjustable visor, and it comes in a range of 6 colourways. The inside liner is removable, so you can throw it in the wash when it gets a little stale.
Cube Edge Trail Backpack
This pack is a go-everywhere trail pack because it's got a load of cool features, including a helmet strap, pockets within pockets, back protection, hip pocket, rain cover, and much more. Whoever is lucky enough to get one for Christmas won't be disappointed.
Cube Strover Helmet
The Strover trail helmet is equipped with MIPS protection, a Fidlock snap buckle, Coolmax padding, and it has a whopping 14 vents for continuous airflow. There's also an X-Adapter with X-Lock mount for lights and cameras - discreet when not in use and really easy to use.
ERE Research Tenaci TLR Tyres - £49
Here's one for gravel and cyclocross riders alike. The ERE Research Tenaci TLR tyres are constructed with 120 TPI casing and a 3-layer carcass. Available in sizes 700c x 34/38/42c widths, you can't just buy one.
Granite Designs Cricket Bell - £20
Ty said": Granite has designed a seemingly simple mountain bike accessory that is well thought out, works flawlessly and manages to one-up the standard market offerings. If you need a bicycle bell for off-road riding, the Cricket Bell is hard to overlook." We can't really say much more than that!
Exogard Frame Protection - £35
If you know someone who's getting a new bike for Christmas, why not help them protect it with the Exogard Frame Protection kit? This is an invisible, self-healing film that keeps your paintwork safe from stone chips, abrasions, cable rub and scratches.
WTB Verdict Tyres
Perhaps our Liam's favourite mountain bike tyre to date, the WTB Verdict provides flat-out grip. Available in 27.5" and 29" sizes, these tyres have a flat profile with chunky outside knobs. TriTec technology uses three distinct rubber compounds for puncture-resistant durability and unwavering performance.
TrailMaps - From £15
TrailMaps is a family-run business based in the heart of Staffordshire. They have a massive range of high-quality decorative prints available for mountain bikers, road cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. You can choose a design from their collection or custom-create your very own TrailMap.
"Being Gary Fisher" book- £36
Here's a great coffee table read, and that's the psychedelic life of Gary Fisher, one of the great forefathers of mountain biking. With colourful high-quality pages bound with a decorative spine, this book is packed full of legendary tidbits of mountain bike history.
We've managed to wrangle our readers a nice deal on this too. Use the code BGFBFUK1 and that will get you free UK (only) postage
From all of us at off.road.cc, we wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year.