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45 Essential Cycling Gifts You Can Buy on Amazon

Shop for everyone on your list (including yourself) with our roundup of bike gear from the giant retailer.

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Between preparing for your own winter training and the approaching holidays, finding time to whittle away at your shopping list can be difficult. Fortunately, Amazon has a huge selection of cycling gear (and fast, free shipping if you’re a Prime member). We scoured the options to find 45 of the best gifts for cyclists available on the e-retailer, so you can do your holiday buying from the comfort of your couch.

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Instant Pot Duo 60 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker

The Instant Pot continues to be one of the most popular products on Amazon, especially among the fitness and nutrition crowds. Throw some ingredients in and let it cook up your dinner while you get in a ride on the trainer.

Pearl Izumi Elite Softshell Gel Glove
Now 21% off

Wind- and water-resistant, these gloves will keep you warm and comfy even on long wintery rides. They even have a fleece lining and gel pads for an extra layer of protection. 

Giro Register MIPS Helmet

Picking a helmet doesn’t get easier than this. Giro is one of the most respected names in head protection, and this lid comes in one universal size, while the MIPS system helps reduce rotational forces on a rider’s head during falls. The only tough decision: which of the seven available colors best matches your kit.

Bean Box Gourmet Coffee Sampler Gift Subscription

Give them something to look forward to after a chilly ride. With this three-month subscription, they’ll get a box of coffees from small-batch Seattle roasters.

Showers Pass Storm Pants
Now 15% off

The ultimate in precipitation protection, these seam-taped, waterproof pants are an affordable way to make sure that at least your bottom half doesn’t get soaked on soggy rides.

Schwinn Air Center Plus Floor Pump

A good inexpensive option for keeping in your car to top off tire pressure before rides, this Schwinn has a large 120-psi gauge mounted partway up the barrel for easy reading.

Hydro Flask 21-Ounce Water Bottle
Now 10% off

Roll back to your car with the confidence that whatever beverage you poured into this vacuum-sealed Hydro Flask before heading out is still hot or cold.

Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle

Say you want to bring enough to share with the group. This 1.1-quart, stainless steel, vacuum-insulated vessel keeps hot drinks hot for 24 hours and iced drink iced for up to five days.

Roam Universal Premium Bike Phone Mount

This apparatus will fit any phone and any handlebar from .87 to 1.25 inches in diameter. (That includes motorcycles for your wilder days.) It makes a great stocking stuffer, as the more than 28,000 mostly positive reviews can attest. 

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Rack

Kuat’s Sherpa 2.0 is more than an elegant rack that looks good on a European sedan. It’s also lightweight for easier installation and removal. That’s why you’ll find it on several cars in the parking lot of Bicycling’s office.

American Bleed Solutions Sealant Injector and Valve Core Removal Tool
Now 12% off

If you’re running tubeless, you’ll need to refresh your sealant occasionally. This kit makes the process less messy. Remove the tubeless valve’s core with the included tool, then inject the sealant through the valve stem.

Swiftwick Aspire Four Quarter Crew Socks

Unless you somehow ride barefoot, socks are undoubtedly a cycling essential. And don’t let the black colorway shown here fool you; these durable Swiftwicks come in more than a dozen different colors.

Ninja CM407 Specialty Coffee Maker

Always stopping for that mid-ride coffee break? Save some money and make your own favorite drinks—liked iced coffee, lattes, and cappuccinos—with this versatile Ninja.

Portland Design Works Bar-Ista Coffee Cup Holder

But if a stop at your local coffee shop before work or after a group ride is a cherished part of your day, we understand. You’ll dig the Bar-Ista, which accommodates most cups and tumblers on your handlebar.

Muc Off Motorcycle Pressure Washer Bundle
Now 28% off

This bundle will help you get your ride squeaky clean without damaging the paint job. The pressure washer is even safe to use on bearings and suspension parts. Plus it comes with chain cleaner, lube, and microfiber cloths to get your ride looking like new. 

Bar Mitts Cold-Weather Handlebar Mittens

Maybe they look a little ridiculous, but pogies, as they’re known, are growing in popularity as more and more cyclists embrace fat bikes and winter riding in general. They offer greater warmth than other winter gloves.

BV Bicycle Y-Series Strap-On Bike Saddle Bag

This miniature saddle bag is great for packing essentials on your daily ride. Plus it has an attachment for a tail light for extra visibility.

Gravel: The Ultimate Guide to the Gear, Training, and Grit You Need to Crush It

If you know someone trying to get into gravel racing, this book by Bicycling contributor Selene Yeager has the info and inspiration to help them get started.

Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Cooler

Semi-soft with a durable shell, this cooler will keep your food or drinks frosty for hours. It’s waterproof and comes in 17 different colors, so you can easily match it to your style. 

Light & Motion Urban 500 Bike Light

If you’ll be even semi-regularly riding at night or in situations with low visibility, good head and tail lights are necessities. Light & Motion’s regularly perform among the best in our testing.

Showers Pass Crosspoint Waterproof Crew Socks

Yes, these Showers Pass socks really are waterproof. The days of rides ruined by soggy feet are effectively over.

ThunderFit Silicone Rings

Cycling, lifting, and just about any exercise that involves use of the hands can take a real toll on a wedding ring. This silicon band is a durable (and cheap) stand in. 

Elby 9-Speed Electric Bike

Elby’s one-size-fits-most e-bike offers pedal assist up to 20 mph, plus a throttle to keep you zipping along if you just feel like cruising. It comes with proprietary hydraulic disc brakes, lights, fenders, and a kickstand, and the bike has enough juice for up to 80 miles of range. 

Sigtuna Wodan U-Lock

Thieves don’t discriminate, and a bike is a big investment. Best to protect it with a lock like this one from Sigtuna, with its 16mm steel U, double bolt, and four-foot cable.

Giro Aether MIPS Helmet

The Aether is one of the best helmets around. Sure, the price is on the steep side, but the exceptional ventilation, aerodynamics, and MIPS construction make it worth every dollar.

Chamois Butt’r Original Anti-Chafe Cream

Gift this balm to a beginner rider, lest they get turned off to cycling because of chafing.

Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack

Osprey makes some of our favorite commuter backpacks, and this one fits 18 liters worth of gear and can pack down into its own fist-size carrying case for easy storage.

Garmin Forerunner 235 Watch

Choose for yourself from our list of the best smartwatches for cyclists, almost all of which are available on Amazon. But the Garmin Forerunner 235 specifically has a treasure trove of reliable, cycling-specific features at a reasonable price.

Allen Sports Premier Locking Quick-Release 4-Bike Carrier

For family vacations or destination rides, this Allen Sports hitch rack makes transporting bikes a little easier. It can hold up to four bikes and is surprisingly affordable. Despite the low price, however, it has an average rating of over 4.5 stars from almost 8,000 customers.

Anzome Bike Basket

This basket (puppy not included) is handy for pet lovers and commuters alike. It folds up easily when you aren’t using it to haul furry friends or groceries, and the top closes with a drawstring to keep your stuff inside the durable, water-resistant oxford fabric.

NordicTrack Commercial S22i Studio Cycle

This year especially, it’s better to join spin class from home, and a way to do that is via a NordicTrack studio bike. This one comes with a free one-year iFit membership so you can virtually sit in on sessions.

Wahoo Fitness Tickr Heart Rate Monitor

Heart rate monitors can be great tools for athletes both in training and recovery. This one is particularly affordable and comes with a comfortable, stretchy strap. Capable of connecting to three Bluetooth devices at once, it’s ideal for the data-driven cyclist.

Ottolock Prime Series Lightweight Bike Lock

This light and compact combination lock is easy to carry and a handy way to secure a bike or accessories like a helmet. It’s designed for situations where the highest security isn’t required, but it still features multi-layer steel construction to slow down potential thieves.

Roku Express HD Streaming Media Player
Now 37% off

Of course, you deserve the opportunity to rest after a long ride, and this affordable Roku streams your favorite shows while you do.

Strider Balance Bike

Strider’s most popular balance bike is ideal for any kid from 18 months to 5 years old whom you want to get into riding. And thanks to its extra-long extendable seat post, you won’t have to buy them a new one next year.

Osprey UltraLight 6 Dry Sack

This waterproof sack will keep your electronics and other valuables safe and dry no matter how soaked the rest of your backpack’s contents get. 

LifeStraw Go Water Filter Bottle
Now 40% off

If you’re on a long bike tour and don’t have access to clean water, simply fill up this LifeStraw. It’ll filter out 99.9 percent of waterborne bacteria and parasites.

Sawyer Products Premium Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent

This best-selling, 24-ounce insect repellent is guaranteed to keep critters away from bare legs and arms. 

Kryptonite New-U New York LS Heavy Duty Lock

Kryptonite’s bike locks are some of the best in the business based on our testing. And if that’s not enough peace of mind, the company has an anti-theft protection offer that will replace your bike up to a certain value if it’s stolen while secured with the lock.

Garmin Edge 830 Bike Computer

If your family cyclist doesn’t already have a cycling computer, they will be overjoyed to receive one this season. The Edge 830 features mapping capabilities and training insights, and has a battery life of up to 20 hours in GPS mode. You can easily pair it with Strava (on a compatible device) to display the data with everything from speed and distance to VO2 Max and hydration. 

Delta Cycle Leonardo Da Vinci Single Bike Storage Rack
Now 50% off

This wall-mounted hook from Delta Cycle is one of the easiest and most space-efficient ways you can store your bike.

Fizik Women’s R3B Donna Boa Shoe

Its combination of durability, light weight, and breathable features make this road cycling shoe by Fizik a favorite among our women testers.

Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag

Messenger bags make great commuter packs, regardless of whether you’re in the saddle or out. As a bonus, this one from Timbuk2 comes in a wide range of colors, designs, and sizes.

Lizard Skins DSP Bartape

Every cyclist will need bar tape at some point. This one is durable and remains grippy even in wet and rainy weather. 

Bicycling Subscription
Now 67% off

Shameless plug: You can even subscribe or renew your Bicycling magazine subscription through Amazon. The issues are packed with cycling advice, inspirational stories, gear recommendations, and more to help get you jazzed and prepared for riding.

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