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Stocking stuffers for cyclists

Spoil a cyclist with something small

When you are looking to fill the stocking of a family member or just find something for a gift exchange knowing that person’s interest are can go a long way to determining what to get them. Here are some small items to fill up the gift list for a cyclist.

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 Clif Bar iced gingerbread and spiced pumpkin pie flavours


Apart from all the usual array of flavours Clif Bar offers, the seasonal Iced Gingerbread and Spiced Pumpkin Pie bars are sure to be a holiday hit. Part of the proceeds from these flavours will be donated by Clif Bar to Protect Our Winters, a climate advocacy group associated with the winter sports community in the U.S. and Canada. The bars retail for $1.69 and are available at Sobeys, MEC, Loblaws and Whole Foods.

Fixie tree holiday card


To go along with your present it is always thoughtful to give a card wishing your friends, loved one or colleague health and happiness for the holidays. This fixie Christmas tree card is available for $5 and comes with an envelope at bike-centric-art.myshopify.com

Fabric R150 mini pump


Every cyclist needs a good mini pump and what better place to hide it than in the toe of a stocking. The Fabric R150 features an exceptionally compact design with a quality construction and a powerful smooth stroke. It’s a pump that fits nicely into a back pocket and ensure your loved one gets back on the road quickly in case of a flat. It retails for US$40. Read the full review for the Fabric R150.

Kryptonite Alley and Avenue bike lights


The gift of security out on the road is sure to be of great value to your loved one or that pedaller in the office who heads back home on his two wheeled steed regardless of the weather. Kryptonite’s new lineup of bike lights provide the same reliable security consumers have come to trust from the company’s sturdy bike locks. The Alley and Avenue bike lights are bright, sturdy, easy to charge and reliable. The Alley emits an exceptionally bright 275 lumens to get seen and see where you are going. The smaller Avenue emits 50 lumes for the front one and 19 lumens for the rear, plenty to keep you well visible. The Alley and Avenue pack is available for $125 while the double Avenue pack retails for $57. Read the full Kryptonite bike light review.

Molteni retro cycling team espresso cup


It’s no secret cyclists like their coffee and a soft spot for the glory days of the sport. With the Molteni retro cycling team espresso cup and saucer you get both with a nice piece to enjoy your ristretto in that is decorated with the look Eddy Merckx wore during his most dominant years. There are eight cups to choose from including a La Vie Claire and 7-Eleven themed set. Find them at cyclingsouvenirs.com

Sako7 socks


You certainly can’t go wrong with a colourful pair of socks. With endless styles to choose from Sako7 will surely have a pair that suits the person who you want to spoil. Explore the options at sako7.com where a pair retails for US$21.

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