In this guide we present dozens of ideas for stocking stuffers for cyclists, all arranged in an easy-to-scan chart. Our suggestions are based on the items that our readers consistently buy and enjoy. And also on products that we personally use and love. After the chart, we have more details about our top suggestions, plus handy links to many more gift choices.
In this gift guide for cyclists we offer suggestion for the 80 best gifts for cyclists in 2021, grouped into price ranges. Whether you are looking for a Secret Santa gift under $15, or something very special for the cyclist you love (where price is no object) – we have you covered! Our suggestions are based on the items that our readers consistently buy and enjoy. And also on products that we personally use and love. We have a handy chart that shows you all of our top gift picks at a glance. After that, we have more details about our top suggestions, plus handy links to many more gift choices.
If you are an online shopper, take note that the Amazon Black Friday Sale. It’s always a HUGE sale, so it’s well worth checking out.
This in-depth post with videos gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 530 vs 830 vs 1030 Plus. The brand new Garmin Edge 1030 Plus now offers some exciting new features, including masses of free maps. But the upgraded Edge 830 and Edge 530 offer a lot of premium features for less money. So, how to decide? We hope that this very in-depth post will help you with this choice. First I have a chart that compares the most important features of these three bike computers. Then I discuss the differences between the three bike computers. Finally, I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge GPS bike computer to buy, based on your needs and preferences.
This in-depth post with videos gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 530 vs 830 vs 1030. The flagship Garmin Edge 1030 now faces keen competition from the upgraded Edge 830 and Edge 530. First I have a chart that compares the most important features of these three bike computers. Then I discuss the differences between the three bike computers. Finally, I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences.
Here is my review of the AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Cordless Bluetooth Open Ear Bone Conduction Headphones, which have quickly become my go-to cycling headphones. They are cordless (Bluetooth) headphones that conduct sound to you via vibrations on your cheekbones, instead of by plugging up your ears. This makes these headphones ideal for people listening to music while vulnerable to traffic, such as pedestrians and cyclists. The CORDLESS Trekz Titanium Bluetooth open ear bone conduction earphones are a great idea, and have been very well designed. This review will help you decide if you want to try this safety-focused technology.
Maggie reviews the Jaybird Tarah wireless bluetooth sports headphones, which she finds lightweight and super comfortable. The Jaybird Tarah headphones compare well with more expensive premium headphones, such as the Jaybird X4 and the Bose SoundSport headphones.
Just because you’re jumping on your bike, doesn’t mean you have to change your entire outfit. More and more innovative brands are popping up that bridge the gap between sporty apparel and regular, everyday clothes. There’s no prerequisite to dress up in Lycra just because you’re riding a bicycle. In fact, there are many options when it comes to pants that are both stylish and functional. Here are three of my favorite regular pants that do a great job as cycling pants: DUER No Sweat Pants, Resolute Bay Cycling Jeans, and SPOKE Bulletproof Chinos.
This is a review of my all-time favorite waterproof cycling jacket, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Waterproof Cycling Jacket. This jacket has it all, in terms of construction, features, and design.
This video-packed post compares 9 of the best road bike saddles, helping you to choose which road bike saddle would be the best for you. Includes a chart that enables you to quickly compare features and decide which bike saddle would suit your cycling needs best. Brands include Fizik, Brooks, Selle, and Fabric. We feature saddles for men and women. Also included are video reviews, and videos showing how the best road bike saddles are made.
This post has a ton of information to help you understand how to choose the best bike saddle. A comfortable bike saddle will enable you to enjoy cycling, while an uncomfortable one could cause you to give up cycling in painful despair. This post walks you through the process of making sure you get the right saddle for your own specific cycling needs.
I highly recommend the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible for bike commuters, and really for anyone who sometimes bikes and sometimes walks (which would probably cover almost all cyclists!) The amphibious nature of the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible, transforming seamlessly from bike pannier to comfortable backpack, makes it not just an accessory for me, but a necessity.
So, here is my review of the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier! Joe recently reviewed the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier. I thought I would add my own review of this pannier set. I am sure many readers would like a woman’s perspective on this unique pannier, designed for cycle commuters who want to look like the boss when they get to the office. Read all about this unique cycling pannier, which is ideal for professionals who cycle to work. Get a workout on the way to work, and look like a boss when you get there!
Anyone who bike commutes knows that it can be a challenge to deal with the clothing issue. The Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier offers a stylish and convenient way to meet this challenge. And it’s perfect for cycle touring too!
Are you looking for waterproof panniers for your bike commute or your bike tours? Ortlieb panniers might be right for you. They are loved by millions of bike commuters and bike tourers because they are completely waterproof and very spacious. In this post we feature and compare three of the best in Ortlieb’s line-up of premium waterproof bike panniers.
7 of the Best Waterproof Bike Panniers compared, including panniers for commuting and touring. We include a comparative chart, videos, and reviews, to help you choose a pannier for bike touring or commuting that will keep your stuff organized and dry. It’s vitally important for most bike commuters and all people doing cycle tours to have great bike panniers. We have put together this list of 7 of the best waterproof bike panniers, based on our decades of experience.
Chrome cycling shoes are excellent quality, one of a kind cycling shoes. Best of all, they are waterproof. They are well worth the investment if you want comfortable cycling shoes you can wear both on and off the bike, while looking good!
Review with videos! Five Ten cycling shoes are tough and grippy, making them perfect for urban and mountain bikers who want to use their pedaling power effectively, but don’t want to clip into their pedals. They grip your pedals to help with pedaling efficiency. And they are quiet and comfortable for walking after you park your bike. Plus, they are also great looking cycling shoes, on or off the bike.
In this post and comparative chart we compare some of the best headphones for safe cycling. Not all headphones are the same – some are much more immersive and potentially dangerous; others enable you to be much more aware of your surroundings. The safest leave your ears completely open. And you might even want to consider a smart helmet with integrated stereo speakers! Use this post to figure out which headphones would be the best and safest for your needs.
This video-packed post presents our picks for 7 of the best fitness trackers for cyclists. Includes chart to easily compare all of the activity trackers! All of these fitness trackers offer excellent ways to track your bike rides and a range of other health stats, plus offer other fitness and health features as well. Tracking your bike rides is one of the best ways to improve your health, because tracking motivates you to ride your bike more.