The Ultimate Guide To The Bike Gift Bag
If you have an avid biker in your family, sometimes buying them a gift can be challenging, especially if they already have all the latest biking gadgets. However, at Two Wheel Gear, we still have a few tricks up our sleeve for bike gifts that will surely impress when that bike gift bag is opened Christmas morning.
It’s Not too Late For Holiday Shopping: Here’s Your List to the Best Gifts For Bike Lovers
Even with the holidays just around the corner, it’s not too late for holiday shopping. Here are some ideas for the best gifts for bike lovers that will pair nicely with a bow and a bike gift bag.
- Bike GPS Computer: Serves as a live map for the rider to follow, can also track speed, distance, elevation gain, and air temperature. Recommended Brand: Wahoo Elemnt Bolt Bike GPS Computer
- Wireless Cycling Headphones: Allow the rider to safely ride while enjoying music without obstructing their hearing (sit outside the ear canal), use bone-conduction technology which delivers sound through vibrations against the skull so only the wearer can hear what’s being played. Recommended Brand: AfterShokz Conduction Headphones
- Clip-on Bluetooth Speaker: can clip onto various parts of the bike, features a long battery life. Recommend Brand: JBL Clip 4
- Heart Rate Monitor Armband: Perfect for riders who like to track their heart rate, more stable than a chest band (won’t move or bounce around), many models come with different strap sizes and a rechargeable battery. Recommended Brand: Wahoo Tickr Fit Heart Rate Monitor Armband
- Commute Seat Bag: Sleek, weatherproof storage for small items and emergency tools, perfectly sized to neatly tuck under any bike saddle for additional (out of the way) capacity. Ultra organized mesh interior with outer side zip pocket for credit cards and cash. Recommended Brands: Two Wheel Gear Commute Seat Pack – Small (0.8 L) and Two Wheel Gear Commute Seat Pack – Small (0.8 L).
- Frame Bag: Built for fast and easy storage on a daily commuter or more extended bike-packing expeditions. Weatherproof construction with fully adjustable frame attachment. Internal mesh organizers and external access to quick draw items. Recommended Brands: Two Wheel Gear Frame Bag – L/XL (6 L) and Two Wheel Gear Frame Bag – S/M (3.5 L).
To that Special One in Your Life: Biker Gifts For Him
If you’re looking for what to fill a bike gift bag for him with, in addition to the above best gifts for bike lovers, you may also want to consider these biker gifts for him:
- Portable Ratchet Set: Perfect for when repairs demand torque, usually includes Allen wrench heads, Philips screwdriver heads, and tire levers. Recommend Brand: Topeak TT2524 Ratchet Rocket Lite DX Tool
- Clip-On Fenders: Easily attach to seat posts to prevent a rooster tail of mud and puddles. Recommended Brand: Ass Savers Fenders
- “Moose” Two Wheel Gear – T-Shirt (Unisex): Ridiculously Comfortable, Seriously Soft, Next Level Tri-Blend T-shirt in Premium Heather, classic relaxed fit
- Moose Water Bottle – 22 oz Purist: A nod to our Canadian heritage. The Purist 22oz water bottle with moose cycling in a tie. Purist technology shields the inside of the bottle from any bad taste, mould or staining. Nothing sticks, so your bottle stays clean, and your water stays pure. With MoFlo leak-proof top with clear view side strip.
Why our Smart Backpack Makes The Best Of Bike Gifts
Our Two Wheel Gear Alpha Pannier SMART is one of the best gifts for bike riders, a smart backpack that is the next level of daily riding technology. A smart backpack with charger, the ALPHA allows you to set charging limits, connect your bag via Bluetooth to your phone, set perimeter alarms, find your phone, find your bag and more. We promise the bike rider in your life won’t be disappointed when they see this in their bike gift bag!
Introducing the Alpha Bag – Our New Smart Backpack
Made of Recycled 600D Poly Diamond Ripstop fabric with TPE waterproof coating, the ALPHA converts from bike pannier to smart backpack in seconds and features:
- Secure, fast KLICKfix pannier attachment to standard bike racks
- Padded tech pocket with Joey T3 Console compatibility, a phone tray, cable and battery pockets
- Separate padded 15-inch zippered laptop pocket
- Internal laptop sleeve, a large mesh pocket, pen slots, accessory pockets and key clip
- Modular Attachment System (MAS) / Helmet hooks
- Bottle pockets with umbrella/U-lock strap
- Reflective design with loop for light
- Includes high-visibility rain cover
Check out this post about the Alpha Bag for more details and info on features, benefits and more.
More Gifts For Bike Riders In Your Life
When it comes to biking, there’s no shortage of perfect gifts to put in your bike lover’s bike gift bag, whether that’s a smart backpack charger, bike pannier, bicycle bag, or bicycle rear basket. Click HERE for six more essential pieces of gear for a better bike ride.
Need more ideas? Shop our complete inventory online at www.twowheelgear.ca. We have something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Receive free shipping on orders over $100 in Canada.