12 cycling gifts for the cyclist in your life this Christmas!

Updated: Oct 30, 2020

With only 8 weeks to go until Christmas day, have you thought about what present(s) you are going to get for that two wheeled obsessed cyclist?

Here’s 12 ideas on what you could purchase them to make them as excited as a 5-year-old when opening their presents on Christmas morning.

1. Fizik - toe cover £22.99

A must have for any cyclist, for those autumn and spring rides. The Fizik toe cover's light, comfortable, water resistant PU-cloth upper is hard-wearing, waterproof and with reinforced sole. it's comfortable, easy fitting and doesn't interfere with the rider's cleats.

2. Langdale lightweights arm and knee warmers £24.99-£28.99

When the weather turns a chilly — or emerges from the frigid depths of winter — arm and leg warmers are a useful weapon in any cyclist's bad-weather armoury. If it's not quite cold for a full jacket, or looks set to warm up later, arm warmers keep your arms, er, warm and can be pocketed when conditions improve. Knee warmers, well they do the same for knees. Our own custom designed arm and knee warmers made by Orca, are of high quality and are a stylish edition to any cyclists wardrobe.

3. Fizik vento solocush tacky bar tape £32.99

There is no better feeling to a cyclist than newly fitted bar tape. It’s like new bed linen...The latest tape from Fizik, the Solocush is their most streamlined and cushioned tape to date. A single-layer chunky platform to rest on during longer rides without compromise

4. Pirelli PZero race TLR SL 26mm - 28mm £54.99

Working closely with PRO cyclists led to the highest performing tubeless-ready road cycling tyre that Pirelli have ever produced. The Pirelli P Zero Race TLR SL is the fastest tyre in Pirelli's range and is claimed to have 'ultimate performance capabilities' while still being capable of 'everyday' riding.

Whilst the Race TLR tubeless ready in 26mm - £49.99

The P ZERO™ Race TLR is crafted to pack all the benefits of tubeless technology, grip, rolling and handling, into a race-ready all-rounder which outperforms anything we’ve seen before, tubular included.

5. Spatz overshoes from £59.99 An item which will help throughout the winter months and make a ride more comfortable is this formidable Overshoe. The brainchild of professional cyclist Tom Barras. Spatz are the answer in solving cold, wet feet whilst cycling. Our Ellie swears by them!

6. Fat spanner 25 piece tool kit £59.99

A Decent quality home tool kit, it contains most of the tools you'll need to do serious maintenance on your bike. Add a workshop pump, bike workshop stand and an array of bits off other bikes etc, and it will look like our workshop!

Kit includes a Link Extractor, 15mm Pedal Spanner, Chainring Bolt Tool, 15MM Socket Tool, Multi Spoke Key, Crank Puller, End Cap Tool, T25 Star Key, Chain Whip, Long 8mm Allen Key (for extra leverage), Allen Key Set 2/ 2.5/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6mm, Internal Bottom Bracket Tool, XType Bottom Bracket Tool, Flat & Phillips Screw Driver, Cassette Tool (with stud), 2 x long Tyre Levers, Multi Cone Spanners, Puncture Repair Kit

7. The LL Gift bag from £90

This year we have introduced the LL gift bag, which any cyclist would love to open! With a gift card and either a jersey, race cape or winter jacket in their size. You can see the different makeup of the gift bag here, were sure there's one to suit your budget and their style.https://www.langdalelightweights.co.uk/post/ll-gift-bag

8. The Best Helmets of 2020 from £129.99 What better way is there to protect a loved one?

The HJC helmet is one of the most well-designed head protectors in the market. As worn by Lotto Soudal they are lightweight, aerodynamic and breathable, using innovative technology to make sure they always fit correctly.

In a choice of 3 different styles, the Valeco (£129.99), Furion 2.0 (179.99) and the Ibex 2.0 (£200) come in a varied amount of colours to suit, which we can have with you within 72 hours. You can see more about them here https://www.langdalelightweights.co.uk/post/the-new-hjc-helmet-range

Or there is the latest helmet from the world renowned Kask, with their recently released all new Mojito 3 Kasks latest version of the most popular helmet in the industry, is a cycling icon reloaded. With pure comfort, the rider stays cool with a newly designed and optimised ventilation system increasing airflow. Topped off with a kask iconic tail, signature front lines and classic rounded lower shell it comes in six eye-catching colors and is only £129.99

9. Sidi Genius 10 road cycling shoes £180

Who doesn’t love a fresh pair of shoes? Sidi is the original cycling shoe innovator and has continued to refine the connection between rider and pedal for over 40 years, and the Sidi Genius 10 is no exception. Featuring a carbon sole and replaceable heel pads, the Shoes are designed with comfort and performance in mind and come in either Black, Black/Grey, Black/Yellow Fluo, Red or White.

10. Garmin 530 edge - Head unit only £259 Head unit bundle with sensors and heart rate monitor £349 The Garmin Edge 530 GPS Cycle Computer is a compact, aerodynamic cycling computer that's easy to use and packed full of features, making it a great choice for performance cycling or navigating on the roads or off-road trails.

From preloaded maps, LiveTrack and GroupTrack to Strava Live Segments, it's a cyclist dream bike computer, and they'll have a ball cruising on their bike with this computer on the handlebar, not to mention the fun of setting it all up before Christmas dinner.

11. Stages Power meter - 105 groupset £299, Ultegra £349

You’ve probably heard cyclists talking about Watts, they weren't talking about lightbulbs! This device helps them to understand what their watts are when riding their bike (Their power output). An aftermarket solution, these power meters are designed to replace the crank arm on their current bike. Stages has carried riders to three consecutive Tour de France victories, plus many more world and national championships. If you believe racing provides the world’s best product proving ground, then Stages Power is proven as the world’s best power meter.

12. The LL gift Card £25, £50, £75 and £100. Still unsure? Well, why not give the present of choice? Our vouchers can be redeemed in store on anything the recipient wants to purchase up to 6 months past the issue date. If you are buying for a Christmas gift, we will ensure we put the date of 25/12/20 on the voucher.

So there you go. Our top 12 tips on what to buy. We can add any of these to a LL Premium gift bag too. For more information on a premium gift bag see here Give that present that will be remembered for years to come! We hold limited stock in the shop, although we currently have all these items in store. To ensure they are with you before the big day, don’t delay buying or notifying us of your intention to purchase. This is so we can ensure it's with you in good time. Due to the continued COVID pandemic, shipping times vary on the different products if we need to order them after our current stock depletes, so let us know what it is you're looking to purchase and we can set aside for you.

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