The best gifts for cyclists this Christmas: Present ideas they'll actually want

It can be tricky to buy gifts for cyclists when Christmas rolls around each year. We cyclists are always buying ourselves useful bits and bobs that help us on and off the bike, so when Christmastime nears, it might appear that we already have everything we need. Despite that, there's always something new that we've got our eye on, so to help you work out what that could be, we've pulled together a useful list of options to help you get the cyclists in your life something they will really like and will want to use year-round.

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Josh Croxton
Associate Editor (Tech)

Josh is Associate Editor of Cyclingnews – leading our content on the best bikes, kit and the latest breaking tech stories from the pro peloton.

Josh has been with us since the summer of 2019 and throughout that time he's covered everything from buyer's guides and deals to the latest tech news and reviews. On the bike, Josh has been riding and racing for over 15 years.

He started out racing cross country in his teens back when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s, racing at a local and national level for Somerset-based Team Tor 2000. 

These days he rides indoors for convenience and fitness, and outdoors for fun on road, gravel, 'cross and cross-country bikes, the latter usually with his two dogs in tow.

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