Author: Phil Turner Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Christmas is just around the corner, so it's about time you started thinking about presents...
Don't panic though, there'll be no last-minute dashing around and shoving through packed shops this year, we've done the hard work for you and chosen 12 of the best gifts for the bike fan in your life. So, the song now goes: 'On the first day of Christmas... I bought all my presents at BikeNation, and didn't have to worry at all'.
1. Muc-Off Stage 1 & 2 Race Kit £19.95
Everything you need to keep your pride and joy looking good through the winter season – and an excuse for a couple of hours away from the family on boxing day. Biodegradable bike cleaner, bike spray, detailing brush and a large microcell sponge, all tucked away neatly in a Muc-Off mesh bag for easy drying and storage.
Join the YouTube generation with this great value action cam. Mount it on your helmet or bike and it'll record up to 120mins of 640x480 VGA footage. Quick an easy to set up and get going – just needs two AA batteries, no fiddly cables and has a built in 64Mb memory (8Gb with an SD card).
A little bit of luxury for those chilly morning commutes, Oxford's Hot Gloves have three heat levels, controlled from a big button on the back; class-leading low power consumption; a triple-layered waterproof and breathable membrane; a leather and 500 denier Nylon shell, with built-in impact protection and a handy visor wipe and reflective panels for added safety.
Classically-styled jacket with modern features. High quality buffalo leather with excellent abrasion resistance, removable CE-approved shoulder and elbow protectors and a rubber back protector, and a removable thermal liner. Two zipped chest pockets for your essentials and a connection zipper for attaching to trousers. Quilted leather on the chest, shoulders and arms finishes off the vintage look.
Top spec ladies boot from Sidi, with a tough but flexible Lorica upper lined with Teflon mesh and built in stretch panels for comfort. A shin plate, rear calf support system and ankle pads keep the wearer well protected. A rubber sole and removable inner arch support give stable and comfy footing. Available in black and white.
Show your allegiance to the motorcycling word's premier race series, whilst keeping your bonce and lugs toasty warm – whether your wandering about in the racing paddock, walking the dog, or perusing the local Christmas market – with this official MotoGP Beanie. Knitted, stretchy, warm and comfy, and one-size fits-all. A great stocking filler for any fan.
Neat little kit containing 5 slotted bits, 7 hex, 8 crosstip, 2 square, and 8 anti-tamper torx bits; that'll loosen/tighten most fasteners you'll find on a modern bikes. The screwdriver has a quick release bit, is reversible, and can cope with high torque for those stubborn screws.
Look after your lid, and it'll look after you. This handy kit from Oxford Products contains helmet sanitiser, anti-fog spray, helmet and visor external cleaner, and a soft micro-fibre cloth for scratch-free cleaning. It all fits neatly into a carry case, that you can stash under your seat for a clean, fresh, fog-free lid wherever you are.
The MotoGP Rider Chair not only looks good, it has proper thigh and shoulder support to help maintain a healthy posture. It's fully adjustable, with tilt, recline and height control and has a shiny chrome base with five swivel casters. Perfect for the office, or in the garage/shed to psyche yourself up for your next ride.
Don't trust dodgy garage forecourt gauges, make sure your tyres are spot on with BikeTek's neat digital tyre pressure gauge key fob. It reads in BAR and PSI and hangs on your keys, so you can check 'em wherever you are.
Get yourself home with Oxford's roadside cable repair kit. Contains a variety of solderless nipples and cables so you can temporarily repair broken clutch and brake cables. Great for tourers, adventure riders, and commuters alike. Comes in a handy aluminium tin than can be stashed under your seat.
These multi-functional goggles/glasses from Ugly Fish are made with a TR-90 compound frame and have impact resistant polarised polycarbonate lenses. The pack contains smoke, clear and yellow coloured lenses so you can match to the conditions, and each lens is coated with an anti-scratch and anti-fog layer. Also included in the pack is detachable foam padding, and interchangeable strap/arms.
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