Christmas Gift Guide

By mikevaughan 1. 12. 2021

At Mike Vaughan we have a whole range of Christmas gift ideas, from the headline present, to Christmas stocking fillers. If you haven’t written your letter to Santa yet, here’s our top 10 gift ideas to inspire you.

1. A brand new bike

Children just don’t stop growing, and a new bike is the perfect Christmas gift that keeps giving throughout the year.  Whether you want a balance bike, a bike with stabilisers who something for your teenager, we’ve selected the best kids bikes from Specialized and Trek in a range of appealing colours and designs.

Specialized Jett

Our experts can help advise on the right size bike for your child, and whether a mountain bike or hybrid bike would be more suitable depending on where you are planning to ride with the kids. We’ll also build your bike for you, and invite you back for a free six week bike check carried out by qualified technicians.

Reserve you bike for Christmas today and we’ll keep in hidden away from prying eyes until you’re ready to pick it up just before Christmas (subject to space availability). Browse our full range of kid’s bikes for more inspiration for gift ideas.

For the grown ups, our full range of bikes can be found here.

2. Cycle Pump Stocking Fillers

Cycle pumps are a perfect stocking filler for the cyclist in your life. Select from a portable pump to take on the ride, to pumps that stay a home. Browse our range of pumps from Specialized and Trek.

 

3. Shine a light on gift ideas

BONTRAGER ION 800 RT FRONT BIKE LIGHT

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your bike lights, why not put these on your Christmas list? Our selection of front and rear lights, sets and helmet lights from Specialized and Trek gives you a wide choice of lights.

 

4. Bottle Cages

At under £20 a new bottle cage could be an ideal pocket money gift. We’ve got sleek, lightweight water bottle cages that look smart and are ergonomic.

 

5. Cycling Gloves

Winter cycling gloves from Endura in black and high viz yellow Cycling in winter can mean cold hands, but with a good pair of wind resistant and water-resistant gloves in your Christmas stocking, you can looking forward to a ride in more comfort. Whether you’re looking for full finger, fingerless, thermal or water resistant gloves, they will be something for you in men’s and women’s selection.

 

6. Cycle Helmets

Black Specialized Align MIPS helmet

 

Whether you’re looking for a funky kid’s helmet for your toddler, a cool helmet to keep your teenager’s head protected, or something for mum or dad, we have a helmet for you.  If you want to get the latest helmet technology, look no further than the Wavecel helmet from Bontrager – the biggest advancement in the protection against cyclist concussions.

7. Tool Rolls, Seat Packs and Multitools

 

These lovely little stocking fillers are super handy for packing away your essentials. Browse our full range of tools for more inspiration

 

8. Socks for Christmas

Black cashmere cycling sock from EnduraWhere would be be at Christmas if we didn’t have a new pair of socks for someone in the house? Our cycling socks have been specifically designed for cyclists.

 

9. Baselayers

Base layers can keep your cyclist warm and cosy throughout the winter. If you have no other Christmas gift ideas, baselayers are a sure fire option.

10. Tacx Trainers

Tacx Flux 2 Smart TrainerFor the grown up’s who want to keep up the miles through the winter, a TACX trainer could be just the ticket. We have a range of Tacx trainers in store with some on special offer. Ideal for indoor winter training, Tacx trainers deliver an interactive and immersive indoor cycling experience. Come into store and try our demo model for yourself.

That’s Christmas wrapped up

Whatever you put on your wish list this Christmas, the team at Mike Vaughan are here help you chose the perfect gift, whether for a loved one, or a Christmas treat for yourself.