The holiday season is upon us, and though for many of us this means our bikes are stored away for the winter, our thoughts are already on when we can ride again. The off-season gives us time to check out new gadgets, gizmos, and accessories. The items on this list would make great gifts and would put a smile on even the most grizzled biker face.
6 Best Gifts for Bikers
- Milwaukee Leather Men’s Premium Leather Perforated Cruiser Gloves – these leather gloves start out stiff but quickly soften into a great, comfortable riding glove. They come in an array of sizes, so you can be sure of a perfect fit. They are great for both cool and warm riding conditions!
- Stop & Go RCP Mini-Air Compressor – a great ride can go bad quickly when your tire goes flat. That’s why it’s always wonderful to have a compressor on hand. But no one has room for a bulky piece of equipment. No worries with this compact air compressor though- you can easily tote it with you. You will be a hit with your buddies when you save them from a flat!
- FreedConn Helmet Bluetooth Headseat Intercom – travel safely and comfortably and still enjoy phone audio, GPS, stereo, and more. Comes with crystal clear audio technology that you can hear even through earplugs, and great features like the ability to hear music and GPS while still talking on the phone. A must have for any biker!
- NoNoise New Generation Earplugs – these aren’t your typical earplugs! These ceramic filter earplugs effectively reduce motor and road noise while still allowing you to hear emergency vehicles, horns, and your cell phone. Running around $30, these are not cheap, but protecting your hearing is worthwhile!
- Garmin Zumo 660LM GPS Motorcycle Navigator – if you want to go all out for the biker on your list- go for this GPS unit! One of the only models designed specifically for bikers, this unit allows you to see 3D buildings, has lane assist features, and is designed to be used with a headset. In addition, the unit is glove-friendly! It also comes with free lifetime map updates and the ability to share your rides.
- Butler Motorcycle Maps – great bang for your buck with this gift! Butler motorcycle maps are rugged and laminated, and are designed for bikers. They highlight the best routes, most scenic routes, and detailed information on the riding experience throughout the state. These are awesome for any biker- whether new or experienced.
Make the biker on your shopping list smile with any of these great gifts- and be a hero this Christmas! And as always, ride safe, use your gear, and don’t forget to call 1-800-MOTORCYCLE if you are ever in a motorcycle crash. We’re always here, even on Christmas!