It’s almost that time of year again. Time to find the perfect gift for that special mountain biker in your life. But what do you get the person that seems to have acquired everything they need? We at Owenhouse Cycling got together to create a list of the best gift items we could think of for the 2023 holiday season! From pedals to stylish gear, we’ve got you covered with our Mountain Bike Gift Guide. Let’s explore each gift idea in more detail.
Psst! Need even more ideas? Check out last year’s gift guide!
Gift #1: From the Bottom Up! Raceface Atlas Pedals
These pedals are not just any pedals; they’re a crucial piece of any mountain biker’s setup. Available in a range of eye-catching colors, the Raceface Atlas pedals not only enhance the look of your bike but also elevate your riding experience.
What sets the Raceface Atlas pedals apart is their oversized bearing. This feature ensures a buttery-smooth pedaling experience, allowing your favorite mountain biker to conquer trails with ease and finesse. Whether they’re tackling steep ascents or navigating technical descents, these pedals provide the control and stability needed to ride with confidence. Gift the Raceface Atlas pedals, and you’ll be giving the gift of exceptional performance and style.
Gift #2: Shimano Rx8 Shoes
Enter the Shimano Rx8, a pair of shoes designed to take their biking experience to the next level. These shoes are all about performance, offering the perfect combination of lightweight construction and exceptional stiffness to ensure maximum pedal efficiency.
What sets the Shimano Rx8 apart is not just their performance but also their incredible fit guarantee. With a 60-day fit guarantee, you’re not just giving a gift; you’re giving the assurance of comfort. Shimano is so confident in the fit of these shoes that they guarantee your loved one will find them comfortable, even during those grueling rides through rugged terrains.
Gift #3: Owenhouse Cycling Socks
When it comes to mountain biking gear, don’t forget about the unsung heroes of comfort – Owenhouse Cycling socks! We’re biased, but these socks are simply the best in the game, offering unbeatable quality and style. So, whether you’re tackling rugged terrain or cruising down scenic routes, Owenhouse socks will keep you pedaling in style and comfort.
Gift #4: Patagonia Patagonia Men’s & Women’s Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts
Experience the ultimate in mountain biking apparel with the Patagonia Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts. These premium shorts have been meticulously designed to meet the demands of every rider, offering a perfect blend of lightweight comfort and rugged durability.
Crafted from highly breathable, stretchy fabric, these shorts are the go-to choice for those hammer rides, scorching hot days, and daring backcountry adventures. With their contoured fit, you’ll find that these shorts move with you, enhancing your agility on the trails while keeping you comfortable through every twist and turn.
Whether you’re pushing your limits or exploring remote trails, Patagonia has you covered with the Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts, ensuring you stay cool, comfortable, and ready for any biking mission.
Gift #5: Patagonia Men’s & Women’s Capilene® Cool Merino Shirt
This exceptional technical top is more than just a piece of clothing; it’s a performance-enhancing companion for every rider. Crafted from a blend of 65% RWS-certified merino wool and 35% recycled polyester, it’s a testament to Patagonia’s commitment to sustainability and responsible sourcing.
Not only does it help protect the environment, but it also regulates your body temperature and effectively controls odor, ensuring you stay comfortable even during the most demanding rides.
With Patagonia’s dedication to the Responsible Wool Standard, you can ride with peace of mind, knowing that both the animals and the land are protected in the process.
Gift #6: Troy Lee Designs Shuttle Jacket
The Troy Lee Designs Shuttle jacket will keep you warm enough for the start of your ride & then packs down small for when you get warmed up! Plus, there’s a rear pocket for snacks, tools AND big vents to regulate body temp!
Bonus: Patagonia R1 Air
Looking for a go-to microfleece this season? Look no further than the R1 Air by Patagonia. This casual fleece has an amazing welted pattern that acts as an insulator when doubled with a great jacket. This is a lightweight and breathable fleece that’s great for rides to the coffee shop, patio night with friends or an early ride. Choose from the full zip or half zip!
Gift #7: Troy Lee Designs Air Glove
We are big fans of the Troy Lee Designs Air Gloves! These well-designed gloves are well-tested and provide world-class performance. On top of expert functionality, these gloves are stylish as well! They come in a range of fun colors and designs, making personalization easy.
Pro Tip: The Troy Lee Designs Air Glove will relax a little after a couple of rides. When shopping for the right fit, it’s good to select an option on the smaller size. If you have any questions about sizing, our experienced team members can help you find the perfect fit!
Gift #8: Evoc Hydro Pro Blue Pack
This pack is a game-changer for mountain bikers who crave both convenience and comfort during their rides.
What makes the Evoc Hydro Pro Blue stand out is its ingenious design. The hydration bladder is strategically positioned to stay close to the body, virtually eliminating any bounce or discomfort during downhill descents or heart-pounding climbs.
Additionally, the pack features front pockets, allowing your favorite rider to carry snacks for quick and easy access. No more stopping to dig through their bag; they can simply reach for a tasty energy boost right from the front pockets.
Gift #9: Goodr Sunglasses
These affordable yet high-quality polarized sunglasses not only shield your eyes but also add a burst of personality to your ride.
What makes Goodr sunglasses a must-have accessory is their extensive selection of styles and colors. Whether you’re into vibrant hues or classic shades, there’s a Goodr design to match your unique taste. But these sunglasses aren’t just about looks; they also provide top-notch polarized lenses that reduce glare and enhance visibility on the trails.
Gift #10: Lazer Jackal KinetiCore Helmet
We’re partial to the Lazer Jackal KinetiCore helmet because of its remarkable fit and innovative features. Designed to provide a snug and secure fit, it ensures that your loved one’s head is safeguarded while maintaining unparalleled comfort.
With the assurance of a 5-star rating from Virginia Tech, one of the leading authorities on helmet safety, you can rest easy knowing that you’re giving the gift of top-tier protection.
Bonus: Owenhouse Cycling Gift Card
Do all of these items sound so great, making it hard to decide what to get the cyclist in your life? We have a solution for that as well! We have all of these items and more available at Owenhouse Cycling. A gift card will give the power of decision to the receiver!
Giving a gift card has never been easier. You can stop into our store, and we can provide a physical card, or you can head over to our ACE Hardware website to purchase an e-gift card. That’s right! An Owenhouse Cycling gift card can also be used at our neighboring Owenhouse Ace store as well!
Bring The Stoke This Holiday Season
What gifts will you be getting for the mountain biker in your life? Any gift ideas we forgot to mention? We would love to know! Stop by the shop or contact us today to learn more about any of the items mentioned above. If you would like any additional assistance with your holiday shopping, our team is happy to help you find the perfect cycling gift!