Mountain biking is a fantastic sport that offers thrilling experiences. From fast-paced downhill descents to exploring scenic trails, it’s a great way to have fun and stay active.
If you have a mountain biker in your life, you might wonder how to show them you care. While typical biker gear and clothing can make excellent gifts, some unique options are sure to delight.
Here are 25 gifts for mountain bikers that’ll inspire and excite them.
Surprisingly, cycling helmets have an expiration date. After three to five years of use, the foam inside degrades and loses effectiveness due to sweat, UV rays, heat, and general wear and tear.
Why not treat your biker friend to a new helmet? VICTGOAL is a famous lightweight brand with breathable vents to keep their heads cool on the trails. It’s lined with soft foam padding and constructed of a tough shell to provide superior impact protection.
They’ll also appreciate the helmet’s taillight with three light modes to keep them visible at night—a must-have gear for any mountain biker.
Long hours, bumpy trails, and hot temperatures can make biking exhausting. Gift your biking partner or friend a pair of padded shorts, and they’ll never look back.
These shorts are breathable to keep them cool and feature a removable padded layer to absorb shock. They have six pockets for the biker’s essentials, and the adjustable waistband ensures a snug fit that won’t ride up or slip.
Plus, they’re machine washable and come in various colors and sizes so that you can find the perfect fit.
Your biking friend needs to stay hydrated while on the trails. A water bottle cage is an excellent present to make sure they have quick access to their drink.
The Arundel Mandible is a carbon fiber bottle holder that’s ultra-lightweight. It comes in two slim pieces for easy installation and a firm grip no matter how rough the ride.
With a sleek yet minimalistic design, this cage is sure to please even the pickiest bikers.
While regular ol’ sneakers can mountain bike, a proper pair explicitly designed for this can make a significant difference. They provide a better pedal grip, making your ride more efficient and comfortable.
The Tommaso Mountain shoes are highly recommended, particularly for their fiberglass reinforced sole for maximum power transfer. They’re crafted from durable synthetic leather and boast triple straps for easy adjustments.
These shoes top the list if you want to give your favorite biker a special treat.
A tire pump should be a no-brainer for any mountain biker. The Vibrelli Bike Floor Pump is a dependable model with a large gauge for accurate inflation and a broad base for stability.
It’s constructed of a sturdy steel barrel to withstand heavy use and has an extendable hose for hard-to-reach valves. Your biker buddy will also be thrilled by its sealing technology that prevents air leaks.
Plus, it comes with a bonus puncture repair kit, a ball needle, and a valve adapter, making it ideal for any unexpected flat tire.
No mountain biking gift guide would be complete without mentioning these bike lenses. They shield the rider from dust, debris, and rain while enhancing visibility when the trail becomes rough.
The goggles have three layers of face foam for comfort and adjustable straps for a secure fit. The best part is that they fit over most helmets without getting in the way.
Buy a pair of these cool goggles for a biker and watch their face light up.
While not necessary, body armor is great for added protection. It provides coverage for the chest, shoulders, elbows, and back, protecting against impact and abrasion.
Leatt body armor is the perfect gift if your mountain biker friend is into extreme sports. Contrary to popular belief, it’s light weighing only 14.1 ounces; hence it won’t slow them down on the trails.
The body armor is ventilated to keep them cool, and the zip-up closure allows easy access. Moreover, it’s machine washable and won’t fade or shrink.
Mountain biking can cause soreness, blisters, and discomfort to the hands due to vibration, shock, and the weather. A good pair of gloves can help prevent this and make the ride more enjoyable.
ROCKBROS Mountain Bike Gloves are lightweight and offer full-finger protection. They have silica gel padding on the palms to reduce vibration, while the venting mesh on the back ensures breathability.
Plus, your favorite biker doesn’t have to worry about picking up their phone, as the gloves are touch-screen friendly.
Who said your biking gifts have to be practical? These amusing novelty biking socks are a great way to add humor and style to your friend’s gear.
They’re made of a cotton blend to allow for stretching and to ensure longevity. The socks are available in multiple sizes and colors and make a great conversation starter.
Your mountain biking partner will also love the engraved tag on the back that reads “I’d Rather Be Biking.”
Smartwatches have become increasingly popular among outdoor adventurers, and for a good reason. They provide real-time tracking and essential metrics such as speed, distance, and elevation.
This one from Fitbit is waterproof and comes with a built-in GPS, heart-rate monitor, and accelerometer, among other features. Your biker friend can also control their music, get notifications, and even reply to text messages and calls without taking out their phone.
Plus, it has a sleek, modern design that will look great on their wrist.
The last thing any mountain biker needs is a bulky backpack. That’s why this small, lightweight hip pouch from Evoc is such a perfect gift. It’s big enough to fit all the essential items but still small and lightweight.
The pouch is ventilated to allow breathability and features an adjustable belt that won’t dig into hips. It has two nutritional pockets for your biker snacks and a key clip for easy access.
Get them this pocket-sized pouch and make their rides smoother than ever.
A firm grip is crucial when it comes to mountain biking. It lets the rider stay in control no matter how bumpy the terrain is. Gift your favorite biker a pair of ergonomic, shock-absorbing handlebar grips.
These grips from PNW Components have a fin-like design to allow water to pass through and a textured pattern to prevent slipping. They’re also easy to install and come in various colors to complement any bike.
Is your mountain biking buddy always carrying their phone? If so, they’ll adore this handy smartphone mount.
It provides a secure grip and easy access to their phone, allowing them to navigate their way around. The mount is adjustable and can rotate 360 degrees, allowing them to get the best view possible.
It’s light and constructed from durable materials; thus, it won’t get damaged easily. And if your giftee has a larger phone, this mount is compatible with nearly all models.
Nothing says “I care” more than a thoughtful bike cleaning kit. It includes all-natural cleaning products and durable tools, such as sponges, brushes, and scrapers, to keep your friend’s bike looking shiny and new.
They’ll appreciate the bike spray, which prevents rust and repels dirt and mud. It also comes with a convenient carrying case that’s easy to store.
A punctured tire can ruin a great biking adventure. If you want your mountain biker friend to keep riding without interruption, buy them a set of fat tires.
Unlike regular tires, these provide superior traction and grip. They’re made of high-quality rubber for long-lasting performance and feature tight convex knobs for exceptional control.
Plus, they’re easy to install and remove due to the carbon steel bead that folds over the rim. Remember to choose a size that fits your friend’s bike.
Bike repairs can be time-consuming and labor-intensive, especially if you lack the necessary tools. A repair stand is an excellent treat that’ll tremendously simplify maintenance.
With this tool, your hubby or biker buddy can adjust and hold their bike in any position while they work on it. The stand has a strong clamp with non-slip jaws and adjustable height settings.
It’s easy to assemble and has a maximum capacity of 110 lbs. for bikes of any size.
Bikers’ gifts are more than just performance and protection — think style. And there’s nothing like a cool cycling shirt to add flair to any biker’s wardrobe.
This one is made from 100 percent cotton fabric to offer a soft, comfortable feel and features an eye-catching design with a colorful mountain bike graphic. It’s lightweight, weighing only 4.3 ounces, making it perfect for hot days.
The best part is that it’s unisex, so you can get matching shirts and hit the trails together.
If you’re wondering what to get a biker for their birthday or a special occasion, this trendy keychain is an excellent pick.
It’s crafted from the bicycle chain to provide a unique design with excellent durability. The keychain is lightweight and has a handy clip for attaching to the bike, bag, or belt loop.
After a long ride, you can hold your bike securely with this wooden bike stand. It’ll keep your garage neat and prevent your bike from scratching the walls.
The stand is constructed from premium plywood and is CNC-machined to ensure precise angles and a firm grip on the bike. It’s lightweight and foldable, so your favorite biker can store it when it’s not in use.
Plus, it features four adjustable slots that let you customize it for different bike sizes.
Make sure your biking buddy is visible on their late-night rides with a waterproof front light.
Easy to install, this bike light can illuminate up to 200 meters ahead and features high and low settings for different lighting needs. It’s USB rechargeable and has a 2000mAh battery that can last for hours.
The headlight rubber cover offers protection from rain and dust, making this a great gift that’ll last. Moreover, the recipient will like the eye-catching design that shows off their mountain biking passion.
Pedals are one of the most critical parts of a mountain bike and can significantly improve a rider’s performance. A good pair provides better grip and increased control while riding.
These, in particular, are lightweight and have a wide platform to keep the rider’s feet from slipping. They have 9/16-inch spindles, making them compatible with most mountain bikes. And with an aluminum alloy construction, they’ll last for years.
Please choose from the five available colors to find the perfect match for your giftee.
Like any other physical activity, mountain biking can irritate the skin. The good news is that with this anti-chafe balm, your friends can enjoy their rides without discomfort.
This balm is made from 100 percent natural ingredients and offers fast relief from friction, chafing, and other skin irritations. It contains cinnamic acid that helps promote blood circulation and reduce inflammation.
And since it’s handmade, it’s sure to make a unique and thoughtful gift.
Accidents are a common occurrence when mountain biking. A well-stocked first aid kit can help minimize the severity of the injuries.
This kit from EquipKids includes adhesive Bandages, antibiotic ointment, antiseptic wipes, exam gloves, burn cream, and more. Everything comes neatly stored in a lightweight and durable case, so it’s easy to transport.
Besides the medical supplies, it also includes an instruction manual for the appropriate use of each item. This kit is a must-have to help keep your biker friend safe.
A mudguard is an absolute must-have for those nasty mud splashes or splatters. Nobody wants to get to their destination looking like a shambles.
RideGuard makes a durable mudguard to protect your mountain biker from dirt and debris. It has built-in fork seal protection and a flexible design that fits most suspension forks. The company also includes instructions for installation and setup.
Furthermore, your recipient will contribute to ocean conservation since the mudguards are made of recycled fishing nets.
Leaving a mountain bike unprotected can cause severe damage, such as rust and corrosion. But with a weatherproof bike cover, you can easily avoid this.
The cover is crafted from 210T Oxford fabric, which is highly durable and provides a superior level of protection. It features heat-sealed seams that ensure no water, dust, UV rays, or snow can penetrate. Plus, the elasticated hem ensures a snug fit and prevents it from being blown away.
If your biker friend is adventurous, this is a non-negotiable gift.
Mountain bikers appreciate thoughtful and practical presents. Whether it’s a tech-savvy device or a classic accessory, these gifts are sure to make them happy. The above suggestions give you an excellent place to start.
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