The Best Christmas Stocking Fillers at Merlin Cycles 2023!

December is here and Christmas is fast approaching!

In need of a cycling themed gift for a friend or relative? Look no further, here are some goodies sure to please a cyclist this time of year…

Muc-Off Indoor Training Kit V2

For Turbo Training Enthusiasts or Zwift Racers!

The Muc-Off Indoor Training Kit has all you need to keep you clocking those indoor miles over the winter months. The Kit includes all you need to be chafe-free and to help protect from sweat! Everything can then be stored in the included bag for hassle free storage.

Cycling Gloves

Don’t let your mate’s hands get cold this winter… Treat them to a nice pair of gloves, from lightweight liners to fully waterproof, there’s a pair for all budgets and weathers in mind!

Cycling Socks!

You can’t go wrong with a pair of socks…

Cycling socks used to be pretty limited, two or three brands all looking pretty similar. Today there is a huge amount of choice. As well as style, height and colours, there are wet weather options too. There is no need to stick to short white socks.

Campagnolo Big Corkscrew

For the wine lovers…

Campagnolo’s signature artisanship gives the corkscrew its very own distinctive, unique personality. Each stage of its manufacture takes place in Vicenza, in the hands of those who, for years, have used their experience to make Campagnolo products.

Wolf Tooth Bottle Opener

Know someone who likes stylish kit? Do they happen to enjoy a bottle of refreshing beer or pop? Wolf Tooth’s Bottle Openers are a solid choice!

The Wolf Tooth Bottle Opener brings the brand’s commitment to utilitarian, lightweight yet durable design to a staple piece of kit. Precision machined with a nifty rotor truing slot and keychain hole, this 32g bottle opener is perfect tool for riders and outdoor explorers.

Merlin Gift Vouchers

Have a cyclist friend or relative? Not sure what they need? Let them decide with a gift voucher!

Despatched via e-mail, printable by you! Can be redeemed at any time for any goods. These handy gift vouchers never expire and can be used on-line, in-store or via telephone orders.

Elite Nano Fly 0-100 MTB Cap Thermal Bottle

Don’t we all like warm brews especially this time of year?

Here’s the perfect solution. Elite’s premium Nanogel thermal bottles now come with an innovative silicon inner coating, this layer can handle boiling water without degrading the bottle, no more waiting for your morning brew to cool; just pour it in and go.

Espresso Mugs

Most cyclists love coffee. Why not drink it in style? These Espresso mugs are pretty swanky and perfect for a pre or post ride caffeine buzz…

These cups are durable enough to withstand everyday use, yet refined enough to add a touch of cycling theme decoration to your kitchen. Supplied as a set of two cups and two saucers these cups make an ideal gift for the any coffee loving cyclist.

A trusty base layer!

Give the gift of warmth and comfort to your cycling enthusiast friends and family.

This Christmas, consider stepping up your gift-giving game with a thoughtful present that will keep them cozy and stylish on their winter rides – the often underestimated, yet incredibly essential, cycling base layer.

Chamois Cream and Muscle Balm

Treat a buddy to some self care for their cycling. After all, chamois cream isn’t just for long summer rides, you’ll still need it for those indoor training sessions and winter rides!

Muc-Off Essentials Case

Ideal as a little gift for any cyclist or outdoor explorer.

Throw in your phone, keys, spares and maybe some headphones and rest assured they will be safe and secure. Opt for the rainproof one and they’ll be dry as a bone no matter the weather… Plus they look pretty smart too.

Fenwicks Complete Bike Cleaning Kit

Don’t let your mate’s bikes get too dirty…

The complete range of Fenwick’s cleaning, degreasing and lubrication products for quick, efficient and mess-free bike care throughout the year. Save 20% on buying the same products separately!

Muc-Off Disc Brake Covers

Make sure a loved one’s disc brakes keep them safe and sound this Christmas!

Their Patent pending design makes life easy, they are fast and easy to use and help to ensure you won’t have protectant or lube overspray on your discs. The end is now for loss of braking power from protectant overspray.

Shokz Headphones

The perfect gift for any music or podcast lover to take with them on the bike, or use any other time!

With nothing inside or over your ears, open-ear, lightweight design ensures all-day comfort. Rain, snow, sweat and dust are no match for these IP55 rated headphones, designed to embrace any elements you throw their way.

The headphones provide 6 hours of battery life on a single charge and dual noise-cancelling mics, you can enjoy crystal-clear audio and calls wherever, whenever.

A Multitool for on the go repairs!

Multi-tools always come in handy and are a must have for any cyclist. If a friend or family member doesn’t own one, they probably should… Check out our bestsellers here!

The Trusty GPS Computer!

Make sure your pal never gets lost again on the bike!

A GPS Computer is a great gift for anyone who wants to try new routes or simply likes having accurate data to hand.

Computers like the Bryton Rider S800T can share your real-time location with friends and family using the new Bryton Live Track feature. And also has ‘Navigation Back to Start’. “After a prolonged or complicated ride, you can effortlessly identify the fastest way back to where you started. The Rider S800 will use your current location to determine the most direct path and generate detailed turn-by-turn directions for your return journey.”

Torq’s Flavoursome Snacks and Recovery Powder!

Perfect winter flavours for mid or post ride…

Torq’s range of energy bars, flapjacks and recovery powder include the delicious Organic Ginger Cake flapjack and delightful hot cocoa recovery powder. These quality nutrition goodies are sure to put a smile on someone’s face…

Cleaning Brush Set!

Designed to clean your frame and all components whilst caring for your bike’s delicate finish. The perfect addition for anyone’s bike cleaning kit!

Pedros Beverage Wrench Bottle Opener

Pedros dug deep to design this essential tool.

Pulling inspiration from across their innovative tool lineup, you will find this to be the best shop quality bottle opener available. After all, sometimes you need a little inspiration to fix that derailleur that just won’t shift right no matter what you try! A must for every tool box or gear bag…

Trusty Tyre Levers

An essential tool, that any cyclist will appreciate! Available in a variety of colours and sizes to suit all…Tyre levers are relatively inexpensive, making them a budget-friendly gift option.

Cycling Winter Hat or Neckwarmer

Nobody wants cold ears or a chilly neck in the winter on the bike. We have plenty of styles and models to choose from to keep your buddies warm when the icy wind hits…

There’s even the stylish beanies to rock off the bike!

Cycling Tool Kit

Does one of your friends or relatives always ask to borrow your tools? Well not any longer! With a cycling tool kit like the Merlin 31 Piece Tool Kit, they’ll have all they need to tinker away…

Peaty’s Holeshot Tubeless Puncture Plugger Kit

Available in a wide range of colours!

Peaty’s unique single-sided fork design allows for multiple plug sizes to be easily rolled into the dip of the fork and pushed straight into the tyre. The open side to the fork then allows for the tool to be easily pulled back out of the hole without pulling the plug out with it.

That rounds up some of our top Christmas Stocking Fillers for 2023! Stay tuned for our Bike Christmas Wishlist…


  • Alex Cowie

    Outdoor Leadership and Coaching BA (Hons) Keen cyclist, runner, and outdoor enthusiast. I have been cycling since I was very young and always had a love for the outdoors. I have completed many long distance events including ultra marathons such as the Chester 100, Berkeley Marathons UK and Gravel Century rides.

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