The ultimate cycling Christmas gift guide for those who stashed a bit of cash away throughout the year. Premium brands and premium quality products.
The clocks have gone back and the winter chill is slowly creeping in. Finding last year’s thermals has become a priority for the now dreaded daily commute.
Facing the taboo subject of mentioning Christmas before December has arrived.
Don’t worry because we have good reason to be prematurely excited. Our ultimate Christmas gift guide has the best cycling pressies for those of you who aren’t too price conscious.
The following is just a small selection of the ideas that you’ll find listed in our top-of-the-range Ultimate Christmas Gifts category.
Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Super Record Groupset
Merlin Cycles price £1,699.99
Campagnolo are celebrating their 80th birthday in style with a limited run of their iconic top end groupset.
Contained in a dedicated suitcase, this sleek and stylish parts kit is an ideal Christmas gift. Sure to make all your cycling mates jealous.
Lashings of carbon fibre and titanium keep this groupset performance-orientated and weight-conscious as well as being aesthetically pleasing.
A true collectors item for a serious cyclist. We’d be surprised if anyone actually ever bungs this stuff on a bike. It’s more like a collectors edition to pass down through the family.
The right tools for pretty much all of the jobs
Park Professional Tool Kit PK65
Merlin Cycles price £699.95
Do you like to dabble with a spanner from time to time? Or do you know someone who does (who you really, really like)? Well, this is the ideal grease-monkey gift.
Enough gear for any home mechanic and a great investment for a start-up shop mechanic. A huge variety of quality tools. Enough to deal with the most advanced bike build and repairs.
Park are world renowned as premium quality toolmakers for amateurs and professionals alike. This kit is perfect for servicing those bits and bobs you’ve been putting off all season long. Winter is approaching and you’re going to have plenty of time on your hands.
Felt AR3 Road Bike 2015
A top spec road bike. Built for pure blistering speed.
Sporting a UHC carbon frame and Shimano Ultegra 11-Speed Groupset, the AR3 is second to none in terms of premium quality for its price.
The aesthetics are sharp and dynamic making the AR3 extremely eye catching meaning you’ll be turning heads just as much as you’re turning cranks.
A bike built for performance and carrying through a modern, aerodynamic look in the process.
Merlin Cycles price £895.00
Everyone loves getting a new toy to play with at Christmas, especially when it involves your favourite hobby.
Why hide the bike away over winter when you can keep fit and race against thousands of people worldwide? It’s a no-brainer.
Integrating an on screen display and a wireless motor brake, this Tacx trainer produces the most realistic indoor cycling experience available. Check out the video below.
As chance would have it, we had an in-depth look at Tacx and their techno trainers last month.
As well as the Christmas Categories on our regular site we’ve created some special boards on Pinterest.
Here’s the Pinterest board for these money-no-object cycling Christmas gifts…
What the heck is Pinterest?
It’s like an online noticeboard. Or an online scrapbook. Or an online ‘mood board’.
Photos are called ‘pins’. Themed collections of photos are called ‘boards’.
Confused? Just have a look and it will all make sense pretty quick. It’s a visual thang. It’s great for discovering stuff and saving things in a handy way.