As Christmas is fast approaching we’re already starting to think about the festive period here at PedalCover.
Whilst we’ll be busy working to ensure that all of your precious bikes and home items are completely covered, we can’t help but think about what we’d love to see under our tree this year. We’ve compiled a list of 10 Christmas gifts for likeminded cyclists, from the beginner to the pro. 1: A multi-tool is a must have for all cyclists. Combining everything you need when you’re out and about into one unit. The Nutter Cycle Multi Tool weighs just 110g and comprises of a Nylon tyre lever, 15mm box head spanner, spoke key, 3,4,5,6,8mm hex tool bits, Philips head screw driver, flat head screw driver, T25 torx bit, magnetic tool bit extender and a bottle opener. It’s housed in a choice of a burnt brown or jet black leather and recycled inner tube pouch. Pick one up for £39.99.
2: Power meters seem to be one thing on many cyclists’ lists this Christmas, ideal for the more advanced cyclist looking to perfect their riding style. The Garmin Vector 2 Power Meter Road Keo Double-Sided System is quick to install, simple to use, lightweight and almost maintenance free. Available at £959.99.
3: When we’re not head to toe in Lycra, us cyclists do love to occasionally dress up and look smart. What better way to look the part whilst still showing off a love for cycling with some silver bicycle cufflinks. These handmade solid silver pierced cufflinks are fully hallmarked in the UK and available for £90.
4: With the cold weather and dark skies here to stay for the next few months, even the most avid of cyclists struggles to get the boost they need to go out and about. Big Maggy’s Coffee, developed by Magnus Backstedt, winner of the 2004 Paris-Roubaix and stage winner of the Tour de France, is sure to give any cyclist the get up and go they need this winter. Grab some at £5.99 for 227g.
5: You’ve got the coffee sorted, now it’s time to think about what to drink it from? This ‘pscyclepath’ mug is the perfect gift for anyone who has an extreme love of cycling. Available with a choice of name on the back, at £14.
6: The lights are on the tree so why not get yourself lit up during the winter too? The Veglo commuter wrap-around bike light, can be worn like a backpack or fitted over one, perfect for getting seen during these dark months. X4 lights available for £49.99 .
7: Perfect as a unique decoration on the wall of any bike lover’s home or office, a stylish bike wheel clock is a great gift to help bring the passion for cycling indoors. Get a reconditioned and re-engineered bicycle wheel which has been transformed into a wonderful wall clock for £49 .
8: Even in the winter we do get a little sunshine. Keep your eyes on the road with some raceday glasses. With excellent optics and a distinct look, POC do blade sunglasses are available from £155.99
9: An inner tube, tyre lever, Co2 head and canister may not seem like the most exciting gift, but this simple item is one that any road cyclist would appreciate. The specialized road tube spool wraps it all up into one and keeps the tube’s valve protected. Pick up the Specialized Tube Spool Flat Repair Kit W/Tube & Co2 Road for £19.99.
10: We’d all love a shiny new bike this Christmas but if the one you have just needs a little TLC, then why not use some bar tape? Great for bringing a splash of colour or keeping it neutral, there are so many options to choose from. Get some Cinelli Caleido bar tape for £18.99. Treat the ones you love, or yourself this Christmas, and don’t forget to make sure that all new gadgets and bikes are protected. Switching to Pedalcover is easy. We can take out a policy at any time despite your current policy renewal date and we’ll handle any changes for you with ease. Get in touch to insure all of your bikes and your home under one policy, at a fraction of the price of your current policy. Talk to a cyclist and triathlete that speaks your language: 0800 121 4424 / 07875 428076 /