Saturday, December 5, 2015

20 Bicycling Gift Ideas Under $100

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the bike rider in your life? Start here with these suggestions, which we have broken down into four price ranges, all under $100. And, all of the items listed below are IN STOCK at all three Century Cycles stores!

Don't see something you like? Stop into one of our stores and let our experienced riders guide you! Or, choose a Century Cycles Gift Card! Available in any denomination, they never expire, and we'll mail it to you or your recipient at no extra charge!

Under $25

The Century Cycles Performance Tech Tee combines the casual styling and "Define your life. Ride a bike. (tm)" message of our popular t-shirts with a moisture-wicking polyester no-shrink fabric. $19.99 each, unisex sizes Small through Extra-Large.

NiteRider's CherryBomb 35 Taillight provides you with safety day and night, with two steady and one flashing mode. The quick-release seatpost strap mount works on most any bike. $19.99 each.

The Buff Headwear is the original multi-functional headband! Wear it 12 different ways for protection from the sun and wind year-round. $19.99 each in a variety of fun colors.

Surly Logo Wool Socks. That's right, socks. No fancy name here, no splashy logos, it's the Surly way. What they lack in flash and flair, they make up in awesomeness. They're made from Merino wool for the perfect pairing of breathability and durability. Plus, they keep your feet comfortable in any temperature, even when wet. What more do you need? $15.99 per pair in unisex sizes Small through Extra-Large.

When the temperature dips a bit below your comfort zone, but it's not quite cold enough for full shoe covers or winter cycling boots, toe covers are the way to go. The Pearl Izumi Elite Thermal Toe Covers go on and off easily and stay in place. $20.00 per pair in two sizes, Small/Medium and Large/Extra-Large.

Under $50

Giro Merino Wool Gloves work great on their own, underneath your short-finger gloves, or under a ski glove for the ultimate in multi-layer warmth and insulation! Touch-screen compatible fingertips work with your devices, and the grippy dots keep your phone from slipping into the river. $27.99 per pair in two unisex sizes, Small/Medium and Large/Extra-Large.

The NiteRider Lumina Micro 350 Headlight is the perfect blend of power and value. Bright enough to show the way in any conditions, whether you're commuting, cruising the bike paths, or riding singletrack on your mountain bike. Universal quick-release handlebar mount, with a helmet mount also available (sold separately). Conveniently rechargable through any standard USB port. $49.99 each.

Every cyclist knows that they should be checking their tire pressure before every ride. The easiest way is using a full-size floor pump -- just keep it in your garage or your car. We have several good options available -- the Giant Control Tower 2 ($44.99), Serfas FP-200 ($44.99), Blackburn AirTower 3 ($49.99), and Topeak Joe Blow Sport II ($49.99). All of them have built-in easy-to-read pressure gauges, and dual heads that work with both presta and schrader valves without the need to swap any parts or adapters.

For a portable pump to carry on your bike for emergency flat tire repairs, look no further than our perennial favorite, the Topeak Road Morph ($44.99). Easy to use, built-in pressure gauge, cross-country tour proven.

The XLC Metro Tote Grocery Pannier mounts easily on most rear cargo racks for bicycles. It's sized to fit a standard re-usable grocery bag or a gallon of milk. It folds up flat so it's out of the way when not in use. There's also a zippered internal pocket for your keys or other valuables, and a removable padded shoulder strap, so you can take it with you to do your shopping! $46.99 each.

The Pearl Izumi Quest Cycling Shorts let you step into comfort, with Tour 3D padding and fabric that wicks and breathes so you stay dry and comfortable on every ride. Also available in a women's-specific version; $49.99 each.

Under $75

Between its large screen and easy wireless setup, the CatEye Padrone is great for those who want a simple, squint-free riding computer. Its packed with essential features like speed, distance, and time, plus the auto start/stop means you'll always have an accurate ride time and distance for tracking your progress. $54.99.

The Bell Stoker helmet flaunts plenty of substance with style. This wonder helmet sports Bell's Fusion In-Mold Microshell for excellent strength and low weight, plus their SpeedDial fit system and Cam-lock straps for an easy to adjust fit that won't shake loose no matter how rough the trail. Thirteen vents and four brow ports keep air flowing through the helmet so you stay cool, and the adjustable visor is goggle compatible. $74.99.

Nutcase Helmets offer cutting-edge comfort, style, and protection with their injection-molded ABS-plastic outer shell, expanded-polystyrene inner, and multitude of vents that ensure ample airflow. You'll also love the adjustable dial fitting system, soft straps, and magnetic buckle, giving you a snug, comfortable fit and letting you close the buckle with one hand. There are reflective logos for enhanced visibility and a detachable visor, too.

Available in three sizes to fit kids and adults. $69.99 each! Available in the styles shown above, plus many more!

Get the power and value of the Lumina Micro 350 Headlight combined with the USB-rechargable convenience and safety of a super-bright taillight with the NiteRider Lumina Micro 350/Solas 30 Headlight/Taillight Combo. $69.99 for the set, which saves you $10 over buying the two items individually!

Under $100

Everyone loves Shimano SPD clip-in pedals. Now you can add that final bit of bling to your bike with iSSi II Triple Pedals. They are compatible with Shimano SPD cleats, and come in bold colors, like Pink (shown here), Lime Green, and Sky Blue. $84.99 per pair.

All Tifosi Sunglasses feature tough Grilamid frames that stand up to years of daily use. Choose their 3-lens interchangable system, or Fototec lenses that adapt to changing light conditions, as found on the Tifosi Slip Fototec ($79.99) glasses shown here.

The CamelBak Lobo makes staying hydrated on hard rides easier than ever. With 100 ounces of fluid capacity, it holds enough water for several hours of fast-paced pedaling. Its insulated reservoir pocket keeps liquids cool, while the built-in Quick Link System and Ergo HydroLock valve prevent drips during transport. Plus, the Lobo's secure cargo pockets are great for essentials and make this pack a favorite with adventurous cyclists and hikers who require a little extra carrying capacity. $84.99 - $98.99 each.

At $99.99, the Giant Control Tower Pro is the Porche of floor pumps. What's makes an air pump worth almost $100, you may ask? Just stop in and try it out for yourself, and you'll see how its extra-wide base, extra-large barrel, and extra-long hose make your inflation chores a snap.

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