8 killer stocking thrillers

Claire Mason rounds up her ultimate wishlist of cycle-inspired Christmas gifts for under £50

Urbanist Padded Cycling Knickers - Mint Swag £45 If you don’t want to go full Lycra when you’re pedalling about town, these Urbanist Padded cycling pants are the perfect solution. The chamois-padding isn’t too bulky (hailing from one of Italy's most respected chamois designers) and that wavy pattern rocks.

Urbanist Padded Cycling Knickers - Mint Swag
£45

If you don’t want to go full Lycra when you’re pedalling about town, these Urbanist Padded cycling pants are the perfect solution. The chamois-padding isn’t too bulky (hailing from one of Italy's most respected chamois designers) and that wavy pattern rocks.

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Cycling Travel Journal £20 If your holidays are more about sights from the saddle than beach dwelling, this eco-friendly cycling travel journal makes an awesome gift. Designed by a cycle tourer and artist, it’s a place for you to quickly and creatively capture your own adventures. It’s also bursting with beautiful illustrations, recipes and motivational quotes, plus it’s sustainably and ethically produced.

Cycling Travel Journal
£20

If your holidays are more about sights from the saddle than beach dwelling, this eco-friendly cycling travel journal makes an awesome gift. Designed by a cycle tourer and artist, it’s a place for you to quickly and creatively capture your own adventures. It’s also bursting with beautiful illustrations, recipes and motivational quotes, plus it’s sustainably and ethically produced.

Sponsor a mile, Sustrans £30  What do you give the cyclist that has everything (is that even possible)? What about a mile of your favourite cycling route to support Sustrans in keeping the cycle network open. Once you pick your favourite person's memorable mile on the map, they will receive a sponsors certificate, plus you can upload a photo and message telling everyone why you have chosen it.

Sponsor a mile, Sustrans
£30 

What do you give the cyclist that has everything (is that even possible)? What about a mile of your favourite cycling route to support Sustrans in keeping the cycle network open. Once you pick your favourite person's memorable mile on the map, they will receive a sponsors certificate, plus you can upload a photo and message telling everyone why you have chosen it.

Botanical Arm Warmers £20 Featuring a brushed yet breathable interior, plus silicone grippers to prevent slippage, these bold arm warmers make the perfect cycling accessory for all weathers. But it’s that bold print that really gets our baubles jangling!

Botanical Arm Warmers
£20

Featuring a brushed yet breathable interior, plus silicone grippers to prevent slippage, these bold arm warmers make the perfect cycling accessory for all weathers. But it’s that bold print that really gets our baubles jangling!

Bicycle Leather Wine Bottle Holder £35 Wine! How we love thee so. If your go-to treat after a long day at work is a glass of pinot noir, you’ll love this gorgeous leather bicycle wine carrier. Made in England from 100% vegetable tanned leather and brass, slide any standard wine or ale bottle in and snap shut. Cheers.

Bicycle Leather Wine Bottle Holder
£35

Wine! How we love thee so. If your go-to treat after a long day at work is a glass of pinot noir, you’ll love this gorgeous leather bicycle wine carrier. Made in England from 100% vegetable tanned leather and brass, slide any standard wine or ale bottle in and snap shut. Cheers.

LMNH Winter Cycling Cap £20 Taking style cues from Sherlock, Look Mum No Hands’ Premium Italian-made winter cycling cap has strategically placed flaps to keep your ears toasty and fits snugly under your helmet. It also looks great when you’re off the bike, making it doubly excellent value. Elementary.

LMNH Winter Cycling Cap
£20

Taking style cues from Sherlock, Look Mum No Hands’ Premium Italian-made winter cycling cap has strategically placed flaps to keep your ears toasty and fits snugly under your helmet. It also looks great when you’re off the bike, making it doubly excellent value. Elementary.

Linus Sac Bike Pannier Bag Navy & Yellow £49.99 Inspired by vintage boat bags, the block colour navy against yellow looks the business and delivers on performance too - providing a hefty 18L capacity once folded out, two hooks that clip onto your rack and a brass lock to secure your Sac to your bike. What really marks this bag out as unique is how it looks off the bike, thanks to an adjustable shoulder strap that transforms it into a stylish handbag. It’s not just us who think it’s bangin’. The Guardian says it's: "The most stylish pannier we've ever seen".

Linus Sac Bike Pannier Bag Navy & Yellow
£49.99

Inspired by vintage boat bags, the block colour navy against yellow looks the business and delivers on performance too - providing a hefty 18L capacity once folded out, two hooks that clip onto your rack and a brass lock to secure your Sac to your bike. What really marks this bag out as unique is how it looks off the bike, thanks to an adjustable shoulder strap that transforms it into a stylish handbag. It’s not just us who think it’s bangin’. The Guardian says it's: "The most stylish pannier we've ever seen".

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Chamoix Butt’r her £13 How about this for a gift that takes some explaining to grandma? Reading like the ingredients from a vegan ice cream, this natural chamois butter packs in aloe vera, green tea extract, tea tree oil and shea butter for a comfortable and chaff free ride. Special attention has been paid to the PH levels for women, so it won’t upset your natural balance and it’s gentle on the skin. Nice with a side serving of sprouts.

Chamoix Butt’r her
£13

How about this for a gift that takes some explaining to grandma? Reading like the ingredients from a vegan ice cream, this natural chamois butter packs in aloe vera, green tea extract, tea tree oil and shea butter for a comfortable and chaff free ride. Special attention has been paid to the PH levels for women, so it won’t upset your natural balance and it’s gentle on the skin. Nice with a side serving of sprouts.

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