'Tis the season to surprise the cyclists in your life! Finding the ideal gift for the road, mtb, or gravel rider in your world has never been easier.
Cassette & Co. presents our exclusive holiday gift guide for cyclists. We're not just offering random suggestions – these are products we use and love, and we want to share our recommendations with you.
We've searched the cycling universe to bring you a selection of thoughtfully chosen items that are sure to make their holiday season memorable. We're not paid to feature the products listed – these are our genuine recommendations for products that have found their way to our toolbox, bike bag, or personal ride must-haves.
Of course at the top of our list, we recommend our own apparel and accessories designed with the cyclist's spirit in mind. From our graphic tees, cozy hoodies, bandanas to keep the sun/dust at bay, or our super popular Trail Pennant camp mug - we've got something for any bicyclist. And if you're not quite sure about their preference or size, don't worry – we've got Cassette & Co. gift cards.
GIFTS FOR CYCLISTS UNDER $25
LEZYNE MATRIX AIRTAG HOLDER : $17.50
A clean and simple holder for an Apple AirTag, the Matrix Saddle Tagger is a smart addition to any bicycle. Built from lightweight, super durable Composite Matrix material, it neatly and discreetly attaches underneath a bike seat by clamping onto its rails.
GET IT AT : lezyne.com
BIKETUBE BRAND MINI PUMP : $14.50
Nothing fancy here, but this little mini pump is light, reliable, and can be ordered for an unbeatable price. It's saved us from walking home plenty of times. It works with both presta and Schrader valves, has a high/low pressure switch and weights only 107 grams.
GET IT AT : biketubebrand.com
CARBOROCKET NUTRITION : PRICES VARY
This stuff just works and tastes great. We typically reach for the CR Hydration drink, but for longer rides, the 333 All-In-One endurance fuel is the way to go.
GET IT AT : carborocket.com
GIFTS FOR CYCLISTS UNDER $100
BELLWETHERS FLIGHT GEL GLOVES : $30
Perfect for road or gravel, these light and minimal gloves are comfy for any distance of ride. Their super breathable, have gel padding, and microfiber thumb to wipe your glasses or perspiration.
GET THEM AT : bellwether.com
SEVEN POINTS CBD CHAMOIS CREME : $39
Keep chafing saddle sorts, and saddle discomfort at bay with this CBD infused chamois creme. Made with natural ingredients like aloe vera, lavender essential oil, green tea extract and tea tree essential oil, each 8oz tub contains a potent 1,000mg of Broad Spectrum CBD. It makes an amazing moisturizer, too.
GET IT AT : sevenpointscbd.com
TRAILFORKS PRO MEMBERSHIP : $35
TrailForks is the ultimate live way-finding app made specifically for mountain bikers. It features live directions and trail names on your phone through the TrailForks app. Never get lost or confused when out and exploring.
GET IT AT : trailforks.com
FOOTHILLS PRODUCTS TRAINER TRAY : $49
The essential item for trainer season! This super simple tray attaches to a Garmin or Wahoo mount and is perfect for your phone, bar, Zwift remote, or any lightweight item you need during your session.
GET IT AT : foothillproducts.com
SPECIALIZED ZEE CAGE WITH TOOL : $36.99
This Zee Cage II was designed with an integrated EMT Cage Mount MTB Tool that has all of the trailside necessities required to get you out of a jam on your ride. For the cage itself, you'll find it to be respectably lightweight, and to have incredible holding power for when the trails get rough.
GET IT AT : specialized.com
MUC-OFF BIKE CLEANING KIT : $80
Dish soap and an old rag is no good. Treat your bike to some love with Muc-Off's kit that has an assortment of brushes, bike-specific cleaners, and finishing protectant, all in a bucket tote.
GET IT AT : backcountry.com
GIFTS FOR CYCLISTS OVER $100
SHOKZ OPENRUN PRO : $180
OpenRun Pro premium sport headphones feature the latest 9th generation bone conduction technology with two added bass enhancers and our signature situational awareness and comfortable open-ear fit. Hear your music and also the world around you.
GET THEM AT : shokz.com
HAMMERHEAD KAROO 2 : $399
This is the ultimate GPS head unit for cycling. See maps, trails, climbs, and just about anything else you could possible need during a ride or training session - all in color with a touchscreen display.
GET IT AT : hammerhead.io
OCMTBA / IMBA MEMBERSHIP OR DONATION
Finally, this holiday season consider becoming a member or making a donation to IMBA or OCMTBA (for Orange County, CA residents) to support our trail system and rider advocacy. Your contribution is a gift to the cycling community, ensuring the preservation of our trails and the promotion of responsible riding. Join the movement and make a lasting impact on the trails we love.