Riding a bicycle is an age-old pastime that has never lost its charm and allure. Cycling is a way of life for many, using a bicycle for daily commutes, joy rides, and exercise.
Cycling is an internationally recognized sport as well as a hipster, environmentalist movement. Family bike rides, critical mass rides, and even cross-country rides are a part of U.S. culture.
If you have a cyclist in your family or group of friends, there are countless accessories, decorations, and other cycling-inspired accouterments to give them for birthdays and special occasions.
If you can’t think of anything other than helmets and water bottles, check out our list of 26 excellent gifts for cyclists to get a better idea of the variety of things out there for cyclists.
Kikkerland Bike Repair Kit
There’s nothing worse than a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, leaving you stranded in the hot sun.
This bike repair kit comes with everything you need to fix and patch a flat tire yourself. Seasoned cyclists know the importance of a good bike repair kit to save them the hassle of walking for miles to find a bike shop or having to flag down a ride. They’ll be thanking you for providing them this essential lifeline to get back on the road.
Garmin Varia Rearview Radar for Cyclists
Whether cyclists are riding on the shoulder of a highway or weaving in and out of city traffic, they don’t have eyes in the back of their heads and are no match for oncoming cars. This rearview radar for cyclists detects oncoming cars and alerts cyclists of their approaching presence both visually and audibly.
The apparatus attaches to the bike and pairs with a bike computer, smartphone, or other Garmin device to ensure that cyclists know what’s behind them without taking their eyes off the road ahead. With eight hours of battery life and the capacity to pair with GPS maps, this radar will give cyclists protection and orientation all day long.
Leisure Sports Front Bike Light
This front bike light has it all; it’s detachable, waterproof, mountable, moveable, and rechargeable. Cyclists will always see a 180-degree panoramic of their nocturnal surroundings as they cycle home from work or a late-night party.
Sierra Bike Multitool
Any serious cyclist should own one of these all-in-one bike tools containing 12 different precision tools that conveniently fold into one compact tool that fits perfectly inside a rear bike bag. It’s a veritable Swiss army knife of bike tools.
MAOFAED Bicycle Keychain Charm
This bicycle key chain has a small stainless steel bicycle charm plus a pendant with a motto that all cyclists can relate to: It’s not the destination; it’s the ride. It’s the perfect gift to remind your favorite cyclist to enjoy the ride, figuratively and literally.
Greenline Goods Bicycle Beer Glasses
There’s nothing better than enjoying a post-ride brew. They can enjoy their beer of choice with their riding buddy using this set of two 16-oz beer glasses with prints of fixed-gear bicycles on them.
Crazy Dog T-Shirts Cycologist Funny T
Cycling is undoubtedly therapeutic for cyclists. They can even skip the $200 psychology session for a bike ride that will leave them just as happy and stress-free. This clever play-on-words T-Shirt with the word “Cycologist” above a bicycle aptly expresses your favorite female cyclist’s love for her bicycle and the endorphin rush it brings.
SassyCups Cycologist Mug
This sleek and simple 20 ounces stainless steel thermos with the word “Cycologist” printed on the front is the perfect container for hot and cold beverages. Cyclists can even fit this bad boy in their water bottle holder as they commute to work.
XDorra 3-D LED Bike Light Sculpture
This three-dimensional sculpture lamp of a cyclist has seven different colors on a rotating schedule to mesmerize and hypnotize you into sleep if you use it for a nightlight. You can also choose a regular white light if you want to use it as a traditional lamp.
Heart-Beat Mountain Biking Shirt
This warm and comfortable long-sleeved T with the image of a mountain biker climbing mountains atop a mountain of heart-beat monitor lines is sure to touch the heart of any cyclist.
Bike Bottle Opener
This clever bronze bicycle bottle opener is the perfect accessory for your biker’s kitchen or man-cave. Popping open a cold one never looked so cool.
Cool-Change Waterproof Handlebar Bag
This nifty handlebar bag has an opening to fit your smartphone snuggly on top, so you can follow a complicated new route or explore your city without ever getting lost.
Bicycle Pizza Cutter
This excellent bicycle pizza cutter will give you an excuse to play with your food. It looks like a speed bike, but the wheels are sharp stainless steel pizza cutting blades. You will want to use it to zoom over pizzas, pies, and anything else you can get away with cutting, just for the fun of it.
Pro Bike Tool Tire Levers
Any cyclist who’s ever had to change a tire mid-ride knows how pesky tires can be when you try to strip them off the wheel. These tire levers make it easy!
Plug Industries Bike Chain Coffee Mug
This mug lets cyclists say how much they love cycling without saying how much they love cycling. It’s one of those “if you know, you know” kind of mugs, and even if you don’t, the unique bike-chain material is both visually and texturally stimulating. You’ll want to hold this mug all day.
Activ Life Bike Wheel Lights
These fun and festive bike wheel lights come in all different colors, adding a vibrant aesthetic to your bike while also alerting cars and other pedestrians to your presence as you cycle through the night.
Chamois Butt’r Anti-Chafe Cream
Despite the silly vulgarity of the brand name, this Anti-Chafe cream really will save a cyclist’s butt! Chafing happens to the best of us, and while it is an unfortunate byproduct of cycling, this cream will soothe and heal raw skin fast.
Mesh Ventilated Biking Socks for Men
This set of six pairs of high-quality bike socks will keep your favorite cyclist’s feet fresh, clean, and ready for another fifty miles on the road. With this set, they’ll be good to go for a whole week’s worth of riding, assuming they take a rest day to do the laundry!
First Aid Kit for Cyclists
You can never be too prepared, and while we may not want to think about it, accidents can happen. This first-aid kit for cyclists has all the tools, bandages, and supplies a cyclist will need to disinfect and wrap up a serious case of road rash.
MEACHOW Handlebar Bike Mirror
If you’re a city bike commuter, having a rear-view mirror is crucial. This high-tech, ample-sized handlebar mirror is anti-glare and scratch-safe, so cyclists can count on a clear rear view as they bike through trafficked streets.
Women’s Novelty Crew Socks
These silly crew socks with bicycle prints and the phrase “this is how I roll” written around the heels are the perfect gag gift for your favorite cyclist. Nothing says cycling obsession more than a pair of kooky bicycle socks!