With Halloween in the tailwind behind us, it's high time we start thinking about the upcoming gift-giving season. Are you a city cyclist looking for something to put on your Christmas list or scanning the web for a gift for your favorite cycling enthusiast? We've got you covered, so you don't leave the shopping till the last minute (again).
Grab a pen and your wrapping paper of choice; the official daily city rider gift guide is here.
SURLY CROSS-CHECK COMMUTER BIKE
Surly finally designed a commuter bike that touts itself as being able to do it all. What makes the Cross-Check Commuter Bike so unique is how modifiable it is. Excellent on gravel straight out of the box and tough enough to withstand whizzing through traffic.
At $949, you would make a special cyclist in your life very happy.
FEND ULTRA-COMPACT COMMUTER HELMET
City riders need safe and portable helmets to wear and store wherever the day may take them. At FEND, we have created the ideal commuting helmet by making it 50% foldable so you’re not carrying around a bulky helmet. The helmet is safety certified and has an integrated dial fit system allowing for the most precise fit and adjustments.
Buy yourself and your beloved cyclist stylish, compact protection for $119
RAPHA PEAKED MERINO HAT
At FEND, we proudly give you the best commuter helmet on the market, but what if you want to keep your ears toasty in the winter weather? The Rapha Peaked Merino Under Helmet Hat fits under your FEND helmet and wards off the elements with style and comfort. Since the inside of the stylish brim is water-resistant and fast-drying, you never need to worry about looking hot under the collar when you arrive.
$50 buys you this indispensable piece of your commuter cycling kit.
KRYPTONITE FAHGETTABOUDIT LOCK
Being a city cyclist comes with its own set of challenges. Top on the list is bike thievery. With the Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Mini Bike lock, you get 10 out of 10 anti-theft protection and the ability to truly fahgettaboudit NYC style.
The bike lock with insurance at $139.95
AER DUFFEL PACK 3
If you're riding to the office every morning, you want smooth, hand-free rides and plenty of space for gym and office equipment. Look no further than the Aer Duffel Pack 3 for separate compartments and clever organization.
Easy on the eyes and $175
SPURCYCLE ORIGINAL BELL
DING! Coming through! When you're zipping through traffic, you need a bell with a powerful, enduring sound. The Spurcycle Original Bell is a quality USA-made stainless steel bell with a brass alloy dome and aluminum hammer.
Whether in Raw or Black, this bell lets everyone know you're behind them. High quality for $49
PORTLAND DESIGN GRAVITY PLUS SMART TAIL LIGHT
Riding home in the dark in the winter just got a whole lot safer thanks to the Portland Design Gravity Plus Smart Tail Light. This USB-rechargeable taillight has a built-in accelerometer that changes its beam as you swerve and accelerate. It’s the smartest light we’ve tested.
$40 and weatherproof for all seasons.
We hope you've enjoyed browsing for the upcoming holiday season and have added a thing or two to the list!