Christmas gifts for bikers: Money no object

John Milbank, BikeSocial Consumer Editor
By John Milbank
BikingMilbank BikeSocial Consumer Editor, John owns a KTM 1050 Adventure. He's as happy tinkering in the workshop as he is on twisty, bumpy backroads, and loves every bike ever built (except one). He's bought three CBR600s, two Ducati Monsters, several winter hacks, three off-roaders, a supermoto pit bike, a Honda Vision 50 and built his own custom XSR700. 

 

Whether you’re looking for presents for a motorcycle-riding partner or friend, or simply want some inspiration for yourself, BikeSocial’s got some great gift ideas…

 

California Superbike School

 

California Superbike School | From £265

Track training can vastly improve your road riding skills, and the professional instructors at California Superbike School will help you get the very best out of your bike, or a Ducati you can hire from them. You can even hire leathers if you need to.

For more info click here

 

 

Sena 30K

 

Sena 30K Intercom | £289

This flagship intercom system (£499 for a pair) has advanced noise control for listening to music, GPS directions, taking calls or chatting to your pillion. For bike-to-bike use, it has a range of up to one mile, while up to five riders can talk to each other over a total range of up to five miles, thanks to the Mesh networking

For more information click here.

 

Denali lights

 

Denali 2.0 lights | From £259.99

Transform your bike’s lighting for a safer view of the road and more visibility to other drivers. Denali’s lights are waterproof, tough and reliable.

For more information click here.

 

BMW Off Road Skills

Learn to ride off-road at the same place that Charley and Ewan went before setting off on their Long Way Round…

 

BMW Off Road Skills | £519

With some of the UK’s top off-road riders, including Simon Pavey, Jon Pearson and Chris Northover, you’ll explore the 4000-acre Walters Arena in South Wales as you learn to ride any bike more safely and effectively. You really will come away able to things you never dreamed possible, with skills that apply as much on Tarmac as they do on dirt.

For more information click here.

 

RST Adventure jacket

 

RST Pro Series Adventure III Jacket and trousers | £558.99

Designed for riding from the Scottish Highlands to the Australian Outback, RST’s adventure kit has a removable waterproof liner, CE armour and a cut for riding sat or standing up.

For more information click here.

 

TomTom Rider 450

 

TomTom Rider 450 | £349.99

With worldwide maps that can be updated for free for life, live traffic and speed camera updates, the 450 uses a capacitive screen that’s incredibly bright and easy to use. Add the winding roads feature and you’ll discover some great journeys wherever you are.

For more information click here.

 

SpeedAngle GPS Lap Timer

Relive your track sessions with this high-spec data recorder

 

SpeedAngle GPS Lap Timer with Lean Angle | £349.99

Use GPS tracking data to overlay your track data onto Google Earth and have your rides replayed in three dimensions, complete with your lean angle!

For more information click here.

 

Daytona Roadstar boots

 

Daytona Roadstar GTX boots | £399.99

Hand-made in Germany, Daytona boots are loved by professional riders the world over, and for good reason. Their half sizes and optional wide fittings make for the best fit, and if anything ever wears out, they can go back to the workshop for repair.

for more information click here

 

 

Africa Twin adventure set.

 

Africa Twin adventure set | £1705.32

With hard side cases, carriers, top box, sump guard, crash bars and more, this is a complete set for any tour or adventure on Honda’s CRF1000L Africa Twin.

For more information click here

 

 

Globebusters Trans America Trail

One of the incredible tours available with GlobeBusters

 

GlobeBusters 12-day Iceland tour | From £4,790

Including bike rental, this is a real bucket-list tour. Among the other great adventures available is a 19 day tour from the UK to Morocco (with a full 11 days in Morocco) from £2,995, or if you really want to treat a loved one, how about a 146 day tour from Alaska to Argentina, which costs from £27,995?

For more information click here.

 

R_G Fireblade crash bungs

 

No-cut Aero Crash Protectors for 2017 Fireblade | £249.99

With cleverly designed replacement infill panels, you can now add crash bungs to the sides of your 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, without having to modify the original bodywork.

For more information click here

 

 

Benelli TNT125

 

Benelli TNT125 | £2199 OTR

If you rated a bike by fun per pounds sterling, the Benelli TNT 125 would be at the top of the list, scrapping with Honda’s more expensive but better handling MSX125 (or Grom, as they call it in America). The Benelli’s small, light, and a ridiculous laugh to ride. It’ll tuck nicely into a corner of the garage, and makes a great city-centre commuter if you’re looking for a serious excuse to treat yourself or the biker in your life…

For more information click here.

 

We asked MotoGP racer Johann Zarco what he wanted for Christmas… “New bed sheets, as I’ve just bought a new house.” What would you like Santa to shove down your chimney this year? Let us know in the comments below…

 

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