His Christmas Wish List – As Bold As

His Christmas Wish List

Posted on 08 November 2016

Does this sound familiar: 23 December breaking out in a mild, panicking sweat… what will we get HIM?

Well this year, let it be different. We’ve made life simple for you and scoured the market. We have curated a lust-list that will make any cyclist salivate.

Have we missed something? Add it to the comments below. We want to hear from you!

Heidi Jacket - Cafe du Cycliste - €195

Cafe du Cycliste just burst with sophistication. I guarantee this will not be returned. My brother wears his with a grin almost as wide as his communion photo. Quilted panels on the torso act as a wind breaker. Buy it here. It’s available in navy, black or burgundy.

Heidi Cafe du Cycliste Jacket

Garmin Edge 520 -  Bike Computer - €160

This bike computer is the ultimate cycling gadget. It’s features are numerous including:

  • Strava segments for commuter warriors.
  • 5 customisable data fields. For example: elapsed time, current speed, distance (cumulative, lap, whatever you want), current time of day.
  • Bluetooth connectivity which removes the need to plug in for Strava uploads when you finish your ride. It can also display message alerts from your phone.
Garmin Bike computer

 

1000 Helmet in navy - £80

It is the ultimate design challenge: make a helmet look slick. Well LA company Thousand have managed to. This is lighter than Bern helmets and has a beautiful matt finish with leather straps. It oozes LA cool. Available for £80 in The Cycling Store here.

 1000 helmet

As Bright As Vest - €55

Stand out from the city blur in our As Bright As vest. 360 degree reflectivity, high visibility yellow, packs into its own pocket, water resistant and breathable: tick tick tick. Buy it here.

As Bright As high vis vest

Victory Chimp Socks - £10

In case you didn’t realise, cycling socks are a big deal. It’s the opportunity to show a flash of personality. And boy does this brand have personality. These socks are said to “knock the socks off the competition”. Buy them here.

Victory chimp socks

Findra - Merino Buff - £26

Everybody needs a bit of luxury on an ice cold cycle. These buffs are made 100% Italian merino sports wool, completely seamless meaning no irritation around your neck. Merino wool has natural wicking properties its temperature regulating and very soft to the touch. Buy it on Velovixen here or directly from Findra here.

Findra merino buff

Custom Cycling Coaching by A1 Coaching - €100 to €250 per month

Does he want to bring your performance to the next level? A1 Coaching training packages are based on the latest available scientific literature and are designed to ensure you get the maximum benefit from your available training time. Learn more here.

a1 coaching

Cycling print - £50

Sure Christmas is a time to throw away sensibilities and buy art. Spencer Wilson describes his work as  a “creation of sketchy ideas and twisted thoughts”, and they are really good, £50. Shop here.

Cycling print

 

Night Rider Lumina 950 - €103

Lights are the law, front and back. This light is massively powerful (light strength is measured in Lumens and this has a rating of 950). It’s also rechargeable as it has a USB cable (no messing around with batteries) and is detachable (pesky thieves - galling). Buy it at Wiggle here.

 Night rider front light

 

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