Here at Merlin, we fully appreciate how hard it is to make sure that your loved ones don’t get you something that you just don’t need. With that in mind, here’s 20 potential gifts which could take the guesswork out of their decision. Now, all you have to do is forward this blog to their inbox..
Troy Lee XC Gloves – From £10.50
The Troy Lee Design XC is a big favorite amongst Troy Lee Designs team riders. A combination of stretch Spandex and Airprene material make the XC a fantastic, lightweight, all-purpose glove. Choose your colour to match your style.
Castelli Giro Mitts – £20.00
Castelli Giro Mitts are a great choice for those summer rides. They feature a printed mesh back of hand to help cooling and a lightly padded palm for comfort. The micro suede ‘nose wipe’ section on the thumb is ideal for tidying yourself up before taking a selfie.
Ass Savers Fendor Bendor – £11.99
Ass Saver’s do a great job, they stop most of the filth which would otherwise be sprayed up your back. The Fendor Bendor is ideal for those days you wish you had full mudguards. It attaches with no tools and is foldable – like the original Ass Saver, but offers more protection.
Ass Saver Mudder Front MTB – £8.99
The Mudder Regular Front MTB Mudguard is a solution to returning home with a muck filled face. The Mudder is easy to mount on suspension forks, it is lightweight at only 18 grams and suitable for all MTB wheel sizes.
Torq Energy Gel Box of 15 – £19.99
Torq Energy Gels offer fast-delivery 2:1 maltodextrin fructose carbohydrate energy gel with 5 key electrolytes and natural flavours. Light on the stomach and with a very thin consistency for ease of consumption.
Merlin Short Sleeve Jersey – £14.99
Oozing style with a relaxed casual cut, the Merlin Wear short sleeve jersey is ideal for relaxed summer riding. Three generous pockets in the back allow space for your essentials.
Troy Lee Designs Youth Skyline MTB Jersey – £18.50
Troy Lee design Youth Skyline jersey doesn’t skimp on performance when it comes to the young rider. Featuring all-new Coolmax® treated the material in the shorts and a revised, more comfortable neck collar just like the adult Skyline, this kit will have your youngster leading the pack
Lezyne Sport Drive HV Pump – £14.99
The Lezyne Sport Drive HV pump packed a lot of features into a small device. Weighing only 100 grams, and only 17cm long, the pump can inflate presta or schrader valves up to 90 PSI.
Topeak Mini 9 Pro Multi Tool – £14.95
The Topeak Mini 9 Pro multi tool is a lightweight aluminium tool with all the essentials to keep you rolling. In addition to the usual 2 – 5mm allen keys, the tool features a T25, philips screwdriver and tyre levers. All in a compact, 7.6 centimeter body.
Muc Off X3 Chain Cleaner – £19.99
A clean chain is a happy chain, it will also save you money. The Muc off X3 is a great way to show your links some love and attention. Quick and easy to use, the X3 is ideal for Road, MTB and Gravel bikes.
Pedros Chain Keeper – £11.50
Pedros Chain Keeper is a clever device for holding the chain when the wheels are out of the bike. Keeping the chain in place is essential for cleaning your bike, or transporting either in a bike bag or inside a vehicle.
Muc Off Dry Lube – from £3.20
Muc Off Dry Lube is a durable, deep penetrating P.T.F.E Chain Lubricant and oil that’s formulated to hold up in extreme conditions that would destroy ordinary chain lubes. Muc-Off Dry Lube is a highly versatile, dry weather chain oil that has state of the art penetrative qualities to ensure that the lube is driven deep into each chain link’s core.
Hornit Clug Road Storage – £11.99
The Hornit Clug is a cost effective storage option for your road bike (MTB version also available). The road version fits tyre sizes 23mm – 32mm and comes in a couple of colour options.
Cinelli Camouflage Bar Tape – £16.50
Cinelli Camouflage bar tape is ideal for those wanting added stealthiness on their ride. Whether it is to dodge that aggresive farm dog on your local track, or just to sneak out before anyone notices you are out on your bike again and not painting the back bedroom.
Schwalbe Magic Mary Addix Bike Park Wired 27.5 – 2.4 – £19.99
The Magic Mary Addix is a favourite among downhill and enduro experts. The perfect choice for virtually any track. Intermediate tread: maximum brake traction and corner grip even on extremely muddy terrain thanks to strong shoulder studs and the aggressive, open tread design.
Continental Ultra Sport 2 – £13.00
The UltraSport adds a new dimension to Continental’s road tyre range, offering our usual high quality make up yet at this entry level price.The folding bead folding option is a good choice as a lightweight, inexpensive racing tyre which gives great value for money.
Vittoria Terreno Zero TNT Gravel Tubeless Tyre – £19.99
The Vittoria Terreno Zero tyre has Corsa inspired tread design, for paved surfaces and hard-packed gravel. The smooth center rolls fast, while the side tread “scales” provide durable bite when cornering and braking.
San Marco Dirty Zero One MTB Saddle – £19.50
The Dirty Zero is the most versatile Dirty saddle, developed alongside Cedric Gracia, specifically for the Downhill World Cup tracks. It fits the most demanding DH Riders needs perfectly. The flat shape makes it the perfect choice for downhill style riding.
Shimano Ultegra BBR60 Bottom Bracket – £19.99
Compatible with all hollowtech 2 chainsets, the BBR60 bottom bracket is the ideal mix between ‘fit-and-forget’ performance and value. Available with English or Italian thread options.
Fabric Silicone MTB Grips – £10.99
Fabric Silicone Slip-On grips are ideal for flat bars. With several colour options and a length of 135mm, these durable and tough grips will keep you gripped.