Christmas gifts for bikers: Under £50

John Milbank, BikeSocial Consumer Editor
By John Milbank
BikingMilbank BikeSocial Consumer Editor, John owns a BMW S1000XR and Honda Grom. He's as happy tinkering in the workshop as he is on twisty backroads, and loves every bike ever built (except one). He's bought three CBR600s, a KTM 1050 Adventure, Yamaha MT-10, 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…

 

Venhill tool kit

 

Venhill Carrying Sockets and Drivers tool set | £30.61

With a two-way 1/4inch grip that works as a T-bar or straight handle, 3,4,5mm straight and ball head hex drivers, 4 and 5.5mm slotted and Phillips #1 and #2 screwdrivers, 6,8,10,12 and 13mm sockets and a 7mm Torx driver, this set comes in a tough case to get you out of trouble on the roadside.

For more info click here

 

 

R_G Garage mat

 

R&G garage mat | From £40.99

This hard-wearing mat keeps you warm on a cold concrete floor, is chemical and abrasion resistant, and has a non-slip rubber backing. It’ll catch any spills, is easy to wash, and looks great under your bike. Available in sizes 2m x 0.75m and 2m x 1.5m.

For more info click here.

 

 

Evotech rad guard

 

Evotech Performance radiator guard | From around £35

These CNC machined, black powder-coated radiator guards are cut from aluminium with distinctive hexagonal holes for protection that doesn’t impair airflow. No modifications are necessary for any Evotech parts, which are available for a huge range of bikes.

For more info click here.

 

 

Airpro puncture repair

 

Airpro puncture repair kit | £33.00

Don’t let a flat ruin your adventure – this kit contains all you need, including five CO2 cartridges, patches and plugs, to get you back on the road.

For more info click here.

 

 

R_G Superbike cover

 

R&G Superbike outdoor cover | £45.99

Keep your motorcycle protected from the elements and away from prying eyes with this waterproof cover. It’s also available in scooter, cruiser and adventure bike sizes.

For more info click here.

 

 

Givi roll bag

 

Givi EA114KG soft bag | £39.09

This 30 litre waterproof bag includes an integral carrying strap, as well as a shoulder strap, with two elastic-mounted loops for universal mounting.

For more info click here.

 

 

RST Gilet

 

RST Thermal Wind Barrier Gilet | £29.99

This snug, Lycra gilet will help keep you toasty on the bike by helping to block the wind and adding an extra layer to trap warm air.

For more info click here.

 

 

Optimate charger

 

Optimate dual USB charger | £25

With an output of up to 3300mA, this charger can quickly power up the most demanding devices. It’ll turn off after three hours if the engine’s stopped or bike’s battery drops below 12.3V, and plugs into a standard 12mm DIN socket. 

For more info click here.

 

 

Tucano Urbano bib

 

Tucano Urbano Linuscud leg cover | £44.99

With no fixing points required on your bike or scooter, this three-layer cover helps to keep you warm and dry, with a synthetic fur lining and built-in bib.

For more info click here.

 

 

Hevik gloves

 

Hevik Identity Racer winter gloves | £49.89

These waterproof gloves are designed for custom and café racer riders, with a thermal liner for the colder months and conductive leather on the fingertips, so you can still bag those essential selfies without taking your gloves off.

For more info click here

 

 

Xena XX6 disc lock

 

Zena XX6 alarmed disc lock | £44.99

This compact disc lock blares out a 120dB alarm if it’s moved when locked to your bike. A disc lock won’t stop your machine being picked up, but it’s a great deterrent and another layer of vital security.

For more info click here.

 

 

RST Ladies fleece

 

RST Ladies Summit fleece | £49.99

For an additional layer of warmth on and off the bike, the Summit has a full-length zip, funnel neck, long sleeves and two pockets.

For more info click here.

 

 

OptiMate1

 

Optimate 1+ charger | £40

This microprocessor-controlled maintenance charger will keep any 12V lead-acid battery ready for action. It’ll work with 110-240V wall sockets, and delivers 0.6A of charging current.

For more information click here

 

 

 

SDoc100 motorcycle cleaning kit | £49.99

With Gel Total Cleaner, Gloss Wax Spray, Colour Refresher, Corrosion Protectant and two microfibre cloths, this SDoc100 pack will keep you bike looking great.

For more info click here.

 

 

Battery Guard

 

Bluetooth battery monitor | £29.94

This clever little device simply attaches to your bike (or car) battery, and displays the current voltage on a free smartphone app.

For more info click here.

 

 

R_G Helmet bag

 

R&G Deluxe helmet bag | £20.99

Keep your expensive lid safe with this tough bag and its fleece lining. It’s designed to fit any helmet, and has internal and external pockets, an adjustable shoulder strap and fixed carry handles.

For more info click here.

 

 

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