Northern California - Any ideas for gifts?
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My family keeps asking me for a "wish list" for Christmas. I don't think I want or need much other than more bike swag. Anything good that I could ask for, especially in the $20 and $50 range (maybe up to $100 if people pool together)?
12-11-09, 02:10 PM
You mean OTHER than bike stuff?
Or bike stuff? - I usually get handlebar tape, socks, and Clif Bars.
12-11-09, 02:18 PM
Cool socks. Or better yet, warm wool socks. Never have too many.
do you need lights? footbeds? tires? different arm warmers/shoe covers/knee warmers/leg warmers/balaclava/cap?
12-11-09, 09:03 PM
Well, this may or may not help, but my wife and I came up with a wonderful solution for this problem a few years ago. We decide on a budget. Then we secretly go buy what we want for ourselves and wrap things up. I open her packages, she opens mine. It is always a surprise that way. Boy, will she be surprised this year!
12-11-09, 09:33 PM
Agree with things like socks... can never have too many.
Perhaps things like tubes (personally, I go through them like nobody's business), patch kits, tools, waterbottles, CO2 cartridges, gloves, sunscreen (hey, it's expensive and provides essential protection!)...
12-11-09, 09:45 PM
You will likely need a good rain jacket this winter and spring.
Smart wool socks, 1 tire from PBK, inner tubes? Gloves, warmers, baselayers, shoe covers? Hammer billboard bike clothing during the year end sale :innocent:
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