Christmas Gift Ideas for Cyclists

By mikevaughan 10. 12. 2019

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

Specialized Hotwalk kids bike in vibrant red

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.



Trek Precaliber Kids bike in blue


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.


Trek Wahoo Kids bike in stylish black and lime


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, there are still some amazing deals in our bike sale including these his and hers Specialized Pitch Mountain Bikes. Our full range of bikes can be found here.

Women's Specialized Pitch mountain bike


2. Cycle Pump Stocking Fillers


Cycle pumps are a perfect stocking filler for the cyclist in your life, and we have three on special offer. The Bontrager Track Pump for just £20, and Bontrager’s Dual Charger Track Pump at £40 and Specialized’s Track Pump at just £33. Browse our range of pumps from Specialized and Trek.


3. Shine a light on gift ideas


If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your bike lights, why not put these on your Christmas list? On offer for Chrismas are Bontrager Flare R City Lights now just £54 and Bontrager ION 800 RT Front Lights now reduced from £94.99 to £68.00. 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 just £12.50 this Specialized Bottle Cage is an ideal pocket money gift. This sleek lightweight water bottle cage not only looks smart but it’s also been designed to be fast in the wind. Our bottles, cages and hydration range covers all your needs.


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. The Endura Strike II Gloves, just £30 are unisex and come in a range of sizes. 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. Overshoes

Black overshoes from Endura


Keeping your toes warm with overshoes can make a difference on the ride. As a Christmas special price, these Endura overshoes are now only £25. Not only are they waterproof, but they protect your cycling shoes from all the grime and muck of winter.


7. 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. This Specialized Align MIPS Cycle Helmet is now only £40. With easy fit adjustment and incredible ventilation the Align MIPS helmet comes at amazing value in a range of colours. 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.

8. Tool Rolls, Seat Packs and Multitools


These lovely little stocking fillers are super handy for packing away your essentials. Now only £14 the Endura Tool Roll this waterproof durable roll is simple to strap onto your bike and has a versatile multi pocket design. Alternatively, take a look at the lightweight, waterproof Endura’s One Tube Seat Pack, now only £20. Also on offer this Christmas is the Specialized Seat Pack at £22.50 giving you storage room for all your riding essentials. Finally, the Bontrager Multi Tool at just £10 is a must-have for any cyclist. Browse our full range of packs and bags for more inspiration


9. 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? Whether it’s socks, multitubes or base layers, we can keep your cyclist warm and cosy throughout the winter. If you have no other Christmas gift ideas, socks 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, starting from £119.99. Direct Smart Trainers start from £549 and Smart Trainers start from £249.  We recommend the Tacx Flux 2 at £699.   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.