Do you have someone in your life who loves mountain biking? If you do, and if you are looking for a perfect gift for them, you know that it can sometimes feel a little frustrating because you aren’t quite sure what they will like. Fortunately, we are here to help make things a bit easier on you. Below, you will find some fantastic options when it comes to gifts for mountain bikers. You are sure to locate some choices that they do not already have and that are going to be just perfect! Of course, if you are a mountain biker, too, you will probably find some items that you want to add to your own collection.
Let’s get started. We’ve divided the different gifts into a few different sections to help make it easier to find the type of gift that you might want.
Table of Contents
- 1 The Best Gifts for Mountain Bikers
- 2 Essentials and Must Haves
- 2.1 Park Tool Vulcanizing Patch Kit
- 2.2 Vibrelli Mini Bike Pump & Glueless Puncture Repair Kit
- 2.3 Crank Brothers Multi Bicycle Tool
- 2.4 Pedro’s Tire Levers
- 2.5 Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 pieces) with a Bonus Mini Kit (32 pieces)
- 2.6 Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2
- 2.7 Fox Racing Proframe Helmet in Matte Black
- 2.8 Pro Bike Tool Adjustable Torque Wrench Set
- 2.9 Performance Bike Floor Pump with Gauge & Glueless Puncture Kit
- 2.10 Topeak Alien II Multi Tool
- 2.11 KMC Missing Link Bicycle Chain Link
- 3 Upgrades and Additions
- 4 Gear and Clothing
- 4.1 Troy Lee Designs Air Glove
- 4.2 TOREGE Polarized Sports Sunglasses With Interchangeable Lenses
- 4.3 CamelBak M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack, 100oz
- 4.4 Troy Lee Designs Ruckus Men’s BMX Bike Jersey
- 4.5 ZOIC Men’s Ether Cycling Short and Essential Liner
- 4.6 Swiftwick ASPIRE FOUR (Quarter Crew Socks)
- 4.7 Pearl Izumi – Ride Men’s Elite Barrier Jacket
- 4.8 Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch
The Best Gifts for Mountain Bikers
Essentials and Must Haves
Park Tool Vulcanizing Patch Kit
Everyone who has a bike should have one or more of these patch kits on hand at all times. If they need to patch a tire when they are out on the go, they are certainly going to appreciate having one of these kits with them.
Vibrelli Mini Bike Pump & Glueless Puncture Repair Kit
This particular kit is going to fit the Presta and Schrader without needing to have any valve change. It is easy to use. It can mean the difference between having a long walk back down the trail carrying the bike and being able to make a quick repair off the side of the trail.
Crank Brothers Multi Bicycle Tool
Instead of carrying a bunch of tools around with you to work on your mountain bike, you can get 19 tools in one when you choose this fantastic gift. You can find it in a range of different colors, such as black matte, gold, black and pink, black and red, nickel, and silver. It includes four spoke wrench sizes, a tool flask, two Philips and two flathead screwdrivers, and more.
Pedro’s Tire Levers
Tire levers are one of the essentials that you want to have if you ride mountain bikes. These ergonomically shaped levers are a great choice. It comes with two levers, and they can clip together to make storing them even easier.
Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 pieces) with a Bonus Mini Kit (32 pieces)
No one likes the idea of having an accident or taking a spill on their bike, but accidents do happen. Therefore, you want to be prepared for any emergency that might arise. With this option, you get a large kit, as well as a smaller kit, which is going to be easy to transport on a bike.
Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2
This heavy duty bicycle U lock has a flexible 4’ cable. This is a trusted brand, and it features 13mm hardened steel shackles that are going to be difficult to cut. It is also resistant to leverage attacks. This is a must have item for all mountain bikers. After all, everyone wants to keep their bike safe and sound no matter where they are.
Fox Racing Proframe Helmet in Matte Black
This is a good looking helmet that is going to keep the rider safe in the event that they take a bit of a tumble. It has 24 big bore vents, which helps to keep the head cool while riding. It is a full face helmet, and it features a fixed visor. There are many riders who would be happy to receive this as a gift.
Pro Bike Tool Adjustable Torque Wrench Set
Taking good care of the bike is always important, and this can provide the biker with accurate torque measurement to 4,5, and 6 NM. It will ensure that they never have to worry about tightening bolts too tight on the bike, which could cause damage. This is simple to use, highly portable, and lightweight. It can go right in with the other important tools.
Performance Bike Floor Pump with Gauge & Glueless Puncture Kit
Get the tires patched and inflated quickly and easily with this repair kit. It can inflate to 160 PSI, and it features a reinforced handle and strong barrel. It will inflate the tires quickly. With these items, riders will not have to worry about getting stranded somewhere because they have a flat.
Topeak Alien II Multi Tool
A multitool is always a great gift, and that is especially true for those who spend a lot of time out on their bikes. Great tools make repairs easier, and this one happens to feature 31 tools in all. Even though it has all of these tools, you will find that it is still relatively lightweight. It is a durable tool that works well and gets the job done.
KMC Missing Link Bicycle Chain Link
This pack comes with 5,6,7, and 8-speed links. They are made from quality materials and are very durable. They are not going to require any special tools to use, and they are handy to have around. Most mountain bikers will want to have a few extra of these on hand.
Upgrades and Additions
BLITZU Gator 320 Rechargeable Bike Light Set
This set includes both the front headlight for the bicycle, as well as the tail light. When you are on a bike, it is important that you are easy to see, and that you can see what’s ahead of you. This is true whether you are on the road or on a trail, and this light set can be just the thing that’s needed. It is easy to install and it will not detract from the aesthetics of your bike.
SHIMANO PD-M530 Mountain Pedals
Most mountain bikers are going to want to upgrade their MTB pedals at some point. These pedals could be a fantastic choice. They are 455 grams, they have cleats included, and they are easy to use and install. The pedals could be a good upgrade option to what is on the bike currently.
Garmin Edge 520 Bike GPS
If the rider you know likes to have some technology with them when they are out on the trails, this is a perfect solution. It features Strava live segment challenges for riders, trainer support, recovery time, cycling dynamics, and much more.
BLITZU Ultra Bright Bike Light, Cyborg 168T
Safety is always important. Riders need to be seen by vehicles, pedestrians, and other bikers. This USB rechargeable light is easy to clip onto the bike, and it can help to keep riders safe and visible.
Bike Speed and Cadence Sensor with Heart Monitor
This comes from Garmin, and it is an easy to install system. It will allow the rider to get an accurate sense of their speed while they are riding in various situations. The heart monitor can be a good solution for those who are using bikes for exercise, and who want to be able to see their heartrate when they are riding in various situations.
Roam Universal Premium Bike Phone Mount
While you might typically see these on motorcycles, you will find that they can often work quite well for mountain bikes, as well. This is a universal phone money mount, meaning it should hold any phone that is up to 3.5 inches wide. It will provide the rider with a safe and effective way of keeping the phone on the bike.
Pro Bike Cover for Outdoor Bicycle Storage
If the rider you know has to keep their bike outside when they are at home, work, camping, or doing anything else, you know that they want to keep it safe from the weather. This cover is a perfect solution for that. This is a waterproof material that is durable and can provide anti-UV protection. It is highly dependable, comes in three sizes, and it is very easy to use.
Gear and Clothing
Troy Lee Designs Air Glove
Having quality gloves is always important when you are riding, as it can make the difference between having full control over your bike and having an accident. These particular gloves are a great choice when it comes to both form and function. They come in sizes small through XX Large, and you can choose from a range of colors. They include black, fluorescent green, fluorescent pink, light blue, pink, yellow, green, and orange.
TOREGE Polarized Sports Sunglasses With Interchangeable Lenses
When you are out on a ride, you need to have some protection for your eyes to keep them safe from the sun, and to keep them safe from debris and branches that could get a little too close for comfort. These particular sunglasses have five interchangeable lenses and they can work well for both men and women. All of the lenses provide 100% UV400 protection. They are stylish, comfortable, and it is easy to change out the lenses. The included lenses are – rainbow, clear transparent, yellow night vision, black polarized, and blue transparent.
CamelBak M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack, 100oz
Getting out there on the trails can be truly thirsty work, and this is a piece of gear that every mountain biker is surely going to appreciate. It has a narrow design, it is light and easy to maneuver, and it is easy to fill up with water so you can stay hydrated when you are out on the trails. Some of the other features include air channels, which can help to keep the back cool, universal helmet hooks, and compartments that can be used to store small items, such as keys or electronics, and even tools to help fix your bike. You can choose from many colors, including blue, black, orange, charcoal and teal, and more.
Troy Lee Designs Ruckus Men’s BMX Bike Jersey
There are plenty of clothing and gear options available for mountain bikers. This jersey is a sleek and attractive option, and you will find that it comes in a range of styles and colors, and it is available from size small to XX Large. This is a comfortable trail jersey that is soft and lightweight.
ZOIC Men’s Ether Cycling Short and Essential Liner
Quality shorts are more important than many realize until they have started riding. These shorts are a fantastic choice because they are comfortable, they stretch when the rider moves and they resist abrasion. They can help the rider to avoid getting hung up on the seat, too. Plenty of colors are available for the shorts. Some of the options from which you can choose include black, blue, green, tan, and saffron.
Swiftwick ASPIRE FOUR (Quarter Crew Socks)
Not just any socks will do when riding. These socks are a great option for mountain bikers because of the Olefin fiber that is used. This is lightweight, and it will help to wick away moisture from the skin. It also dries quickly and is abrasion resistant. Some of the color options for these socks include black, blue, gray, and red to name just a few.
Pearl Izumi – Ride Men’s Elite Barrier Jacket
This men’s jacket is a stellar option thanks to the great appearance, along with the fact that it can help to keep riders warm when they are out on the trails and the temperatures start to dip. The collar tapers from the front to the back for better ergonomics, and jacket is still lightweight enough that it is comfortable. Some of the great color options include black, blue, yellow, and red.
Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch
This is one cool watch, and it could be a nice gift. You can personalize the watch with apps, free watch faces, widgets, and more. The watch already comes preloaded with a range of apps. It has a contactless payment solution, so you can pay for purchases with the watch – as long as you have a card through a participating bank. While this might not be a necessity, it is certainly a fun gift.
As you can see, there are plenty of great options and items for mountain biker gifts. There should be plenty of ideas here that will help you through holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and any other time that you might have to give a gift for the mountain bike lover in your life!
Brad grabbed up his first bike when he was a kid and never looked back. He is an avid BMX rider and mountain biker.