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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Riders Who Have It All

By Bruce Lin

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for riders who have it allSome riders are just too dialed. You know the type. They have a giant quiver of high-end bikes, each one kitted out with the best upgrades. Their tool collection puts the local bike shop to shame, and their wardrobe is full of matching Rapha gear. They want for nothing. How do you shop for someone like this? 

You need to look for deep cuts — products that are rare, niche, absurdly expensive, or all of the above. To make things easy, I made a list of amazing gifts sure to satisfy (or at least surprise) the rider who has everything.    

SHOP ALL BIKES | SHOP ALL ACCESSORIES

Saris MP1 Nfinity
Saris MP1 Nfinity Trainer Platform - $1,199.99 

Dedicated riders probably already have a smart trainer, but I bet it’s just sitting on the floor like everyone else’s. Elevate their indoor riding experience with the Saris MP1 Nfinity trainer platform. The MP1 platform adds side-to-side and fore-aft movement to improve rider comfort and provide the most realistic ride feel possible. I got mine last year and now I can’t imagine riding the trainer without it.

Theragun Pro

Therabody Theragun Pro - $599.00 

Better recovery means more riding. But forget the foam rollers and give the ultimate recovery tool: Theragun Pro. Percussive therapy massage guns like Theragun are the real deal, used by elite athletes to improve mobility and prevent delayed onset muscle soreness. There are many Theragun models but the ultra-quiet Pro has the longest battery life, most power, and luxuries like an OLED screen and force meter.   

Park tool THH-1
Park Tool THH-1 Sliding T-Handle Hex Wrench Set - $129.99 

Every home mechanic should have a set of hex wrenches, but few will have wrenches like these. Park Tool’s THH-1 wrenches have T-handles that extend and retract to fit into awkward spaces. The blue handle allows the wrench to spin effortlessly and the twisted black tip provides extra bite to break free frozen bolts. The beautiful machining and versatile features are sure to impress even the most seasoned bike mechanics.

Lightweight Meilenstein
Lightweight Meilenstein Wheelset
- $3,399.99 

The inventors of marginal gains, Ineos Grenadiers, are known to ditch their sponsor's wheels for Lightweights on the biggest climbing stages of the Tour de France. Every gram-conscious roadie has dreamed of doing the same on their local climbs. So, get them to the top with some Lightweight Meilensteins, one of the lightest and stiffest road bike wheelsets on the market. It’s the perfect weapon for chasing coveted mountaintop KOMs. 

CeramicSpeed OSPW
CeramicSpeed Oversized Pulley Wheel System
- $598.99 

If a bike is already decked out with a top-of-the-line drivetrain, what more can you do? You need to pull out all the stops and get a blingy CeramicSpeed Oversized Pulley Wheel System (OPWS). These aftermarket pulley cages use oversized pulley wheels and low friction bearings to improve efficiency and save precious watts. There are OPWS options to upgrade Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo derailleurs. 

CeramicSpeed UFO Chain
CeramicSpeed UFO KMC Chain 12 Speed - $139.99 

Is an OPWS derailleur cage not enough? Then cap it off with a CeramicSpeed UFO chain. UFO chains are treated by hand in CeramicSpeed’s Danish factory to reduce friction as much as possible. They can save between 2–5 watts, which doesn’t sound like much, but when everything else in the drivetrain has been fully optimized, a waxed chain is the final puzzle piece. 

Poc Devour
POC Devour Sunglasses - $249.99 

Big sunglasses are on trend, and most riders probably have a pair already. But I guarantee they don’t have riding glasses as big as the new POC Devour. POC essentially put goggle lenses on sunglass frames, and it’s brilliant. These huge lenses offer exceptional clarity, an improved field of view, and more protection from wind and debris. Plus, they’re just so fashionable.

Specialized S-Works Aethos Frame
Specialized S-Works Aethos 56cm Frameset - $4,999.99 

At only 588 grams, the S-Works Aethos is the lightest disc brake road frame ever produced. It’s a unique offering from an aero-obsessed brand like Specialized. With a classic diamond shape, round tubes, and non-dropped seat stays, the Aethos focuses more on perfectly tuned stiffness and telepathic handling. The light weight and sublime ride make the S-Works Aethos a worthy addition to any bike quiver.  

Yeti ARC Turq 35th Anniversary
Yeti ARC TURQ 35th Anniversary Edition Mountain Bike - $9,499.99 

Special edition models are the best way to impress those who already ride top-of-the-line bikes. This 35th Anniversary Edition Yeti ARC TURQ is one of only 100 produced and stands above all other ARC TURQs thanks to its special livery and custom anodized components. It combines ‘90s styling with modern performance and is a great nostalgia bomb for any cyclist who discovered the sport during the golden age of mountain biking.  

Radavist stem cap

Radavist Stem Caps - $10.00 

Are all the products on this list a bit out of your price range? Don’t worry, you can always go the affordable route with a custom stem cap. Every rider has (or should have) a stem cap on their bike, but I bet theirs doesn’t say something cool like “shred lightly” or “fear is the mind killer.” Get the perfect stocking stuffer with one of these classy Radavist stem caps. 

Even if a rider thinks they have everything, there is always something out there that they didn’t know they wanted. Hopefully this list gives you some good gift ideas. If you need more, check out some of our other gift guides to see what The Pro’s Closet has to offer for all types of riders. 

More Holiday Gift Guides:

MTB GEAR | WORKSHOP UPGRADES | WINTER KIT | ROADIE GIFTS | ZWIFT GIFTS | GRAVEL GEAR

Holiday Gift Guides from TPC's editors:

SPENCER'S PICKS | BRUCE'S PICKS | MATTHEW'S PICKS | MICAH'S PICKS | REESE'S PICKS

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