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Christmas gift ideas for cyclists

Cyclists can be hard to buy for, but don’t worry we’ve lots of gift ideas for you this Christmas. From fun stocking fillers, to pocket maps and stylish bags for the avid bike enthusiast. We have the gifts and inspiration to satisfy the most demanding cyclist with our handy gift guide for bike lovers. 

Circular day rides

For those wanting to explore the UK one bike ride at a time we have two guidebooks comprising 75 routes of circular day rides. Explore the South of England, the Midlands and Wales with our Circular Day Rides South guide. 

Plan more day rides and see spectacular scenery with the Circular Day Rides North guidebook covering the northern half of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  

Sustrans Ortlieb panniers

Treat keen cycle tourers and commuters to one of our exclusive Sustrans branded Ortlieb panniers. Available in five colours this Ortlieb classic roll-back pannier is an absolute favourite, and for good reason.

For the more hardcore cyclist, our challenge route maps cover Britain's most popular long-distance cycle routes and provide some of the most inspirational riding the National Cycle Network has to offer.

Sustrans Ortlieb rucksack

For those who prefer a rucksack, we now carry branded Ortlieb Velocity rucksacks in three bright colours. Completely waterproof and made from tear-resistant polyester, the Ortlieb classic roll-back rucksack is fitted with padded shoulder straps, waist buckles and a robust foam back for optimal air circulation. As well as an Ortlieb logo reflector, it features fixings for a bike light or helmet, a carrying handle and detachable interior pocket with zipper.

Family cycle rides book

Our official Traffic-Free Cycle Rides guidebook brings together 150 of the UK's finest traffic-free walking and cycling routes. This best seller is the perfect gift and inspiration for family cycling trips all year round.

Keep the children entertained Christmas morning with a game of beautifully illustrated Bike Trumps.

Make it personal! If you want to get a truly unique present then why not sponsor their favourite mile on the National Cycle Network?

They'll get an exclusive sponsors certificate, one of our 'I love the NCN' fridge magnets and email updates about what's new on the Network. All that and the extra benefit of showing the world that you're committed to keeping the Network that you love going.

Kids Bike Lights

Accessorise kids’ bikes with fun gadgets – create vibrant, multi-colourings of light on any standard bike wheel with the Wheel Writer. Or kit them out with a fun animals on bikes t-shirt.

Safety becomes fun with the Mini Hornit bike or scooter light and horn, which makes 25 different sounds!

Lands End to John O'Groats t-shirt

Know any cyclists who have ridden the famous Land's End to John o'Groats route? Help them commemorate this achievement with our LEJOG t-shirt.

Or have they completed one of the other Sustrans' challenge rides? From Sea to Sea and Devon Coast to Coast to the Way of the Roses, Hadrian's Cycleway and Avenue Verte, Sustrans' commemorative 100% organic cotton t-shirts are available in a range of sizes.

Coffee cups

We love warming up with a nice hot beverage after a chilly winter walk or bike ride. For those looking for a not-so-subtle present for a bicycle fan, we've got a selection of bicycle mugs to choose from.  

And for the coffee drinker on the move we have a fantastic colourful selection of reusable coffee cups. 

Bamboo bike socks

Socks, socks and more socks - what's Christmas without a new pair of socks. We love these bike-themed socks made in an incredibly soft bamboo and organic cotton blend. These sustainable socks are breathable, naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal so your feet (and the planet) stay happy and healthy.

Sustrans Maps

As custodians of the National Cycle Network, Sustrans’ maps are the ultimate guide to accessing the best routes. From challenge route maps - covering the UK’s most popular long-distance cycles - to regional maps, there’s plenty to choose from, providing seasoned and budding cyclists alike with the information they need to explore the Network.  

    Bike wrapping paper

    You've got this far so why not go all out with the cycling theme! 

    We have a selection of Christmas cards, wrapping paper and gift tags as well as lovely little bamboo bicycle ornaments for a bike-themed tree.