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The Pro's Closet holiday gift guide

If you need cycling gift ideas, we’ve picked out some great products that will be perfect gifts for bike lovers. Find bikes, wheels, parts, accessories, and apparel for road cyclists and mountain bikers. There are gifts for every budget, everything from stocking stuffers to top-of-the-line training tech.

Written by: Bruce Lin

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The pro's closet holiday bike gift guide for cyclists

The holidays are almost upon us and all things bike-related are selling out fast. Fortunately, The Pro’s Closet has the products that bike lovers are looking for. We're the world leader in Certified Pre-owned bikes and we have a huge inventory of wheelspartsaccessories, and apparel too. You can find everything from stocking stuffers to top-of-the-line training tech. If you need gift ideas, we’ve picked out some great products that will be perfect for the cyclist in your life.


Gifts for cyclists under $20

Skratch Labs Tacx Shiva 25oz Bottle - $7.00

Taxc Shiva water bottleCyclists can always use more bottles. Replace that old and grungy bottle with a fresh Tacx Shiva (or two). The Shiva is a premium, leak-proof bottle and a favorite of several teams in the pro peloton. This 25oz version packs a bit more volume than normal for extra-long rides and features a festive Skratch Labs design.

Finish Line Grunge Brush Chain and Gear Cleaning Tool - $11.99

Finish Line grunge brush chain cleanerCyclists who ride a lot need to take care of their bike's drivetrain. The Finish Line Grunge Brush is designed to make cleaning chains, chainrings, and cassettes easy. One side uses a three-sided brush that wraps around the chain and the other has long, straight, stiff bristles that can reach between grimy cassette cogs. 

Finish Line Easy Pro Brush Set - $14.99

Finish Line easy pro brush set bike cleaning and detailing kitBike nerds love a clean, freshly washed bike. Finish Line's Easy Pro Brush Set provides every brush riders will need for washing and detailing their bikes. They won't scratch delicate finishes and can reach all the nooks and crannies. Our own professional bike detailers use this same brush set to clean every Certified Pre-owned bike before it goes up for sale. 

Skratch Labs Sport Hydration Drink Mix  - $19.50

Skratch Labs hydration drink mixTo ride well, you need to hydrate well. The nutrition and hydration experts at Scratch Labs formulated their hydration mix to have less sugar, more sodium, no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or colors, and a simple and clean taste made with real fruit. It’s the preferred hydration mix of the EF Education First pro cycling team and countless other top athletes worldwide.

Any Skratch Labs nutrition product will make a tasty stocking stuffer. 

Gifts for cyclists under $50

The Pro’s Closet Gift Card - $25.00+

Have no idea what gift to get? Maybe your cyclist is picky, or they’ve already got their eye on a particular bike. Make things easy with a TPC gift card. Gift cards can be purchased in values from $25 up to $1,000, so riders can choose for themselves. Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. 

Bondhus Ball End L Hex Wrench Set - $27.99

Bondhus Ball End L Hex Allen Wrench Set bike toolsEvery aspiring bike mechanic needs a good set of metric hex wrenches. Bondhus makes professional-quality tools that all carry a lifetime warranty, and they actually invented the ball-end hex wrench that allows mechanics to turn bolts in tight spaces and at awkward angles. This colored wrench set makes it easy for mechanics to quickly identify different wrench sizes at a glance.   

Muc-Off X-3 Dirty Chain Machine kit - $34.99

Muc-Off X-3 Dirty Chain Machine kit bike chain cleaning toolSometimes riders just don't have time or willpower to clean their chain after every wet or dirty ride. But there's no reason not to when the Muc-Off X-3 Dirty Chain Machine easily cleans a chain in seconds. The kit includes 75ml of Muc-Off Drivetrain Cleaner that can be sprayed over the drivetrain or poured directly into the top reservoir of the machine and released by a control button.

Gifts for cyclists under $100

ENVE Handlebar Tape - $38.99

ENVE 3mm silicone road gravel bike handlbar tapeHandlebar tape is more than a fashion accessory. It gives riders more control and comfort on the bike. ENVE’s durable, silicone-based handlebar tape is 3mm thick with a vibration-damping backer strip to strike a balance between comfort and road feel. It’s water-repellant and grippy when wet, so it can handle all weather conditions.

Shimano SPD PD-M520L Clipless MTB Pedals - $44.99

Shimano SPD PD-M520L Clipless MTB Mountain bike PedalsMountain bike pedals always take a beating. The PD-M520L is the king of durable, budget-friendly, clipless mountain bike pedals. It uses Shimano’s proven SPD system and will last through years of dirt, mud, and rock strikes. It’s a great option for cross-country and trail riding, as well as gravel or cyclocross.

Look Keo Classic 3 Pedals - $59.99

Look Keo classic 3 clipless road bike pedalsAny rider getting serious about road cycling will eventually want to upgrade to clipless pedals. The Look Keo Classic 3 is a great budget pedal for beginner to intermediate riders. With easily-adjustable release tension, clipping in and out is safe and easy. Once the basic skills have been mastered, riders can increase the tension as they progress and improve as riders.

NiteRider Lumina Micro 650 Headlight - $59.99

NiteRider Lumina Micro 650 Cycling Bike HeadlightWinter riding means short days and long, dark nights. A good headlight not only makes it easier to see, but it also makes riders more visible and safer when encountering cars and other bikes. The NiteRider Lumina Micro 650 is a compact light that packs a big punch with a max output of 650 lumens, five light modes, and ample run time.

Saris Trainer Accessory Kit - $99.99

Saris indoor cycling bike trainer accessory kit mat wheel riserCyclists putting together an indoor trainer dungeon will need the Saris Trainer Accessory Kit to get their set-up dialed. The kit includes a trainer mat to absorb vibration and noise while also protecting the floor from sweat, a wheel riser to obtain a comfortable riding position for long stints in the saddle, and a handy towel for covering the frame or wiping away sweat.

Gifts for cyclists under $200

POC Joint VPD 2.0 Knee Guard - $119.99

POC Joint VPD 2.0 Knee Guard mountain bike mtb padsAfter a helmet, knee pads are the next piece of protection most mountain bikers want. Knees are pointy, awkward, and vulnerable, so keep them safe with a pair of POC Joint VPD 2.0 knee pads. These pads are ideal for trail, enduro, and downhill riders who require the highest level of protection but still want freedom of movement and good ventilation.

POC Pro Thermal Jacket - $199.99

POC Pro Thermal Jacket winter bike cycling shell The POC Pro Thermal Jacket is a toasty outer layer for fall, winter, and spring riding. It’s windproof, and it uses innovative octagonal yarn fibers that offer excellent insulation and quickly wick away moisture. It’s incredibly packable and can be folded into its own storage pocket to stuff in a jersey pocket or attach to the bike with integrated straps.

Therabody Theragun Mini - $199.99

Therabody theragun mini handheld body massagerHard riding can make muscles tight, sore, and painful. That’s why recovery off the bike is just as important as training on the bike. The Theragun Mini is a professional-grade handheld massager that uses “percussive therapy” to provide powerful relief for cramps, knots, and tension while still being quiet, compact, and portable.

Gifts for cyclists under $500

Shimano Dura-Ace PD-R9100 Pedals - $279.99

Shimano Dura-Ace PD-R9100 Clipless road bike PedalsShimano's Dura-Ace R9100 clipless pedals are the perfect pedal to complete any high-end road bike build. They're Shimano's lightest pedal, optimizing weight and rigidity with an injection-molded carbon-composite body. The extra-wide platform provides ultimate stability and power transfer, as well as uniform load distribution to prevent painful "hotspots" on long rides.

ENVE SES AR Handlebar - $374.99

ENVE SES AR Handlebar road gravel bike carbon handlebarsThe SES AR is ENVE’s latest drop handlebar is designed for riders who tackle everything from fast road riding to rowdy gravel. The flared shape provides better control while the aerodynamic tops and internal routing complement sleek, aero frames. It comes in a variety of sizes and, in classic ENVE fashion, the carbon construction is carefully tuned to optimize comfort, stiffness, weight, and durability.

Gifts for cyclists under $1,000

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus GPS Cycling Computer - $599.99

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus GPS Cycling ComputerGarmin’s top-of-the-line Edge 1030 Plus GPS cycling computer is the perfect gadget for tech-savvy riders who want to explore the world as well as their own limits. The Edge 1030 Plus has added more features like free, detailed global maps and LiveTrack to share routes with friends and family. With increased storage up to 32GB for routes, workouts, and more, it’s ready for any ride, anywhere.

Saris H3 Direct Drive Smart Trainer - $999.99

Saris H3 indoor cycling wheel off direct drive smart trainerFor cyclists who are serious about indoor training, a direct-drive smart trainer like the Saris H3 is the ultimate tool. It’s the trainer of choice for the Saris + The Pro’s Closet eSports cycling team and a favorite of many riders here at TPC. The H3 is the best way for dedicated cyclists to ride, train, and get faster through the winter months with virtual riding platforms like Zwift, Trainerroad, and more.

If the H3 is a bit too pricey, there are also great entry-level "wheel-on" smart trainers like the Saris Fluid 2 (available for $349.99) that will allow riders to get into virtual riding and training at a more budget-friendly price.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday bike deals

If you're searching for more of the best bike deals this holiday season, then keep an eye out for our upcoming Cyber5 and Sixmas sales. We have spent months creating an inventory of the best bike upgrades for Cyber5 and road bikes for Sixmas. But for now, it's all a secret!  

Cyber5 begins on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, and continues until Cyber Monday. Over these five days, there will be a daily reveal of sale products at 9 a.m. Mountain Time. Sign up for our emails and you'll get notified every morning when the latest crop of bike gear drops.

Our December Sixmas bike sale gives you six days of incredible deals on drool-worthy road bikes from brands like 3T, Allied, Argon 18, Cannondale, Lynskey, and Norco. Check it out now and save on a new dream bike.