A Road ID is a good gift for cyclists who ride without identification. Each brushed small aluminum plate can be engraved with custom details that a driver or EMT might need in case of an incapacitating accident, including name, address, emergency contacts, blood type, and drug allergies. A $10 per year subscription service lets you add an Emergence Response Profile, which is accessible to emergency personal via phone or Internet.
Whether you have a carbon fiber bike or a Ritchey Multi-Bit TorqKey will keep your parts at the right tension to keep you safe. This TorqKey measures the force you are tightening—5Nm, the most common setting—so you don’t risk over-tightening and cracking those expensive parts. Ritchey wisely opted for a magnetic, interchangeable bit system, including the most used sizes of 3, 4, and 5mm hex and a T-20 Torx.
Doma Coffee “La Bicicletta” Medium Roasted Coffee is fantastic free trade organic coffee. The bag graphics are stylin’ and some of the proceeds from the sale go to support a local women’s racing team in Post Falls, Idaho, the company’s home. But mostly we just love the smooth, chocolaty balance of Indonesian, Ethiopian, and Peruvian beans at the start—or finish—of any ride!
The Cateye HL-EL135 has three LEDs with OptiCube lens technology for a wider beam with excellent visibility. ; Featuring flashing and constant modes, as well as more than 320 hours of runtime. This is the perfect compact commuter light and Christmas gift.
Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World,this book from the London Design Museum profiles 50 innovative and essential bikes that range from the folding Brompton to the first carbon-fiber race machines. The bicycle is the world’s most popular form of transport. From the Penny-Farthing, the Dandy-Horse and the Velocipede the design of the bicycle has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run-arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, here are the 50 most important, pivotal bicycles from around the world.
Salted Caramel GU Gel packs are packed with sweet and salty goodness and 100 easily digestible calories to keep your ride going. The perfect mid ride fuel with antioxidants and electrolytes.