Bicycle Roots Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is in just a few short days. Are you still searching for the perfect gift for the bike lover in your life? We’ve compiled a handy gift guide to recommend some bikes, parts, and accessories that we truly love, and we think you’ll love too. Not only would any of these items make lovely gifts, but we will ship them to you FAST.

If you place an order at BicycleRoots.com by Monday December 22nd, you will receive it by Christmas Eve! That’s because for a limited time when you spend $100 or more at our online store, you can choose FREE 2 Day shipping at Check Out.

Crank Brothers Speedier Lever … $7.95

The Crank Brothers Speedier Lever easily removes AND installs stubborn tires, while protecting your knuckles from scrapes and scratches.

The Crank Brothers Speedier Lever easily removes AND installs stubborn tires, while protecting your knuckles from scrapes and scratches.

The Crank Brothers Speedier Lever is the most advanced tire lever ever created. Unlike other tire levers, which handle tire removal only, the Speedier lever is the first tire lever ever designed to handle both tire tire removal and installation. No matter how tight and stubborn your tires may be, the Speedier Lever makes pinch-free installation a breeze. It even has a protective nylon guard to protect your knuckles from scrapes and scratches in case your hand slips while you’re installing or removing your tire.

Giordana Brooklyn Cycling Cap … $14.99

These iconic "Brooklyn" cycling caps from Giordana Apparel will let everyone know that you ride your bike in the best borough.

These iconic “Brooklyn” cycling caps from Giordana Apparel will let everyone know that you ride your bike in the best borough.

What could be more quintessentially “Brooklyn” than a Brooklyn cycling cap? These caps are made by Giordana and printed with the world famous Brooklyn Chewing Gum logo. Brooklyn Chewing Gum has been produced since the 1950’s, in Italy of all places. Brooklyn Chewing Gum sponsored an Italian cycling team of the same name during the 1970s and early 80s. And when Spike Lee famously wore a Brooklyn Chewing Gum cycling cap in his portrayal of Mars Blackmon in the 1986 film “She’s Gotta Have It,” an icon was born. Show your Brooklyn pride with an authentic Brooklyn cycling cap, available at Bicycle Roots in black, white, or yellow.

Osaka Roadie Clip On Bike Bell … $17.99

The Osaka Clip On Roadie Bike Bell attaches to your brake hoods or cable housing using a clip instead of a clamp, which allows it to mount to bikes that normally don't have room for a bike bell.

The Osaka Roadie Clip On Bike Bell attaches to your brake hoods or cable housing using a clip instead of a clamp, which allows it to mount to bikes that normally don’t have room for a bike bell.

The Osaka Roadie Clip On bike bell is specially designed to mount onto drop handlebars. Because it uses a clip instead of a more conventional clamp, it can be clipped onto drop brake lever hoods, cable housing, and cross brake levers. This bell does not occupy any valuable handlebar space, and is great for situations where you need a bike bell but you’re looking for the smallest and most unobtrusive bell possible. All Osaka Bells are made in Japan and feature clear tones and a lovely, attractive sound.

Cinelli Velvet Handlebar Tape Mike Giant Design … $34.99

Cinelli Velvet Handebar Tape in a Mike Giant Designed pattern is a funky way to give your bike some personality. Joe Lawler side-eye not included.

Cinelli Velvet Handebar Tape in a Mike Giant Designed pattern is a funky way to give your bike some personality. Joe Lawler side-eye not included.

Cinelli Velvet Touch Handlebar Tape is tough as nails but soft to the touch, and this special colorway features exclusive art designed by world famous tattoo artist Mike Giant for Cinelli. This handlebar tape is printed with an intricately detailed graphic containing illustrations reminiscent of classic tattoo art. Whether you’re a fan of Mike Giant or just looking for a cool, unique bar wrap to express your individuality, Cinelli’s Mike Giant Design Velvet Handlebar Tape is sure to raise your bike style to the next level.

Giant Quick Fix Bicycle Repair Kit … $39.99

The Giant Quick Fix Bicycle Repair Kit contains everything you need to fix a flat or do minor bike repairs out on the road.

The Giant Quick Fix Bicycle Repair Kit contains everything you need to fix a flat or do minor bike repairs out on the road.

The Giant Quick-Fix Combo kit contains everything you need to get back on the road. It contains a water resistant Giant Seat Bag, a 9 function multi tool, a glueless patch kit, tire levers, and a portable pump. The pump is compatible with presta and schrader valves, and the multi tool contains 2, 2.5, 3. 4, 5, and 6mm allen keys; flat and phillips head screw drivers; and a bottle opener in case you decide to say “screw it” to your roadside repairs and crack open a beer instead.

Zefal Lock N Roll Locking Skewer Three Pack … $44.99

Zefal Lock N Roll locking skewers are great for outwitting dastardly bike thieves.

Zefal Lock N Roll locking skewers are great for outwitting dastardly bike thieves.

Zefal Lock N Roll Anti-theft skewers are a brilliant accessory designed to foil bike thieves. They work by replacing your bike’s quick release wheel and seatpost skewers with a skewer that locks closed. The only way to open the locking skewer is to turn the bicycle upside down, which, if your bike is secured to a pole or back rack via a U-Lock, should be impossible. Because of this mechanism, Lock N Roll skewers don’t need any keys, which means that you have one less key to carry and keep track of.

Giro Pivot Glove … $64.99

No weather is too rough for cycling when you're wearing a warm set of Pivot gloves from Giro.

No weather is too rough for cycling when you’re wearing a warm set of Pivot gloves from Giro.

The Giro Pivot Glove is a fleece insulated, waterproof glove that provides maximum dexterity for riding and racing in cold, wet conditions. It has a Pertex® waterproof, breathable soft-shell upper with a HIPORA® waterproof membrane, and an X-Static® AGrid™ anti-microbial performance fleece core. If you plan on riding your bike through the winter, you need an effective glove to stay warm and comfortable. The Pivot Glove is an excellent choice for winter commuters in tough climates such as New York City, as well as for anyone else looking for seasonal performance without compromise.

Vittoria Open Pave CG Tires … $79.99

Vittoria Open Pave CG Tires are the n'est plus ultra of high end road cycling tires. Not only are they great for pavement, but they easily grip dirt and cobblestones, too.

Vittoria Open Pave CG Tires are the n’est plus ultra of high end road cycling tires. Not only are they great for pavement, but they easily grip dirt and cobblestones, too.

The Vittoria Open Pave CG open tubular tire is the n’est plus ultra of road racing tires, handmade to handle the toughest road conditions. It has an amazing Corespun 320 tpi casing for the lowest possible rolling resistance, a PRB 2.0 puncture resistant breaker, and Isogrip compound in the center of the tire for maximum grip on pavement, dirt, and gravel. These tires are especially popular for the Tour of the Battenkill, whose challenging course contains both paved and unpaved segments.

Cygolite Dash 320 and Hotshot Micro Front and Rear Light Set … $84.99

You'll See and Be Seen with the Dash 320 and Hotshot Micro Front and Rear Light Set from Cygolite

You’ll See and Be Seen with the Dash 320 and Hotshot Micro Front and Rear Light Set from Cygolite.

The Cygolite Dash 320 and Hotshot Micro combo kit is a set of super bright bike lights that you can use both to illuminate the road ahead of you and to make you visible to other vehicles. The Dash 320 puts out an amazing 320 lumens of steady illumination or 500 lumens of flashing illumination. Its unique design incorporates four small LEDS and one large LED, as well as an enhanced cycling optic to spread light from one edge of the road to the other. The Hotshot Micro rear light has all the brightness of the original Hotshot, but in a more compact and simplified package. It has a unique SteadyPulse mode that uses overlapping pulses of light to help motorists gauge their distance from you. Both lights are USB rechargeable and mount to any bicycle via a flexible silicon strap.

Vespertine Pocket Tails Reflective Vest … $104.99 and
Vespertine Blossom Reflective Pin … $19.99

The Vespertine Pocket Tails is a reflective cycling vest that looks amazing while still being bright enough to stop traffic.

The Vespertine Pocket Tails is a reflective cycling vest that looks amazing while still being bright enough to stop traffic.

Vespertine makes reflective cycling clothing and accessories right here in New York City using sustainable and earth-friendly fabrics. These garments derive their reflectivity from 3M Scotchlite material, which is so bright that a car’s headlights will see you from 2,000 feet, or 0.38 of a mile, away. Vespertine clothing and accessories combine exquisite good looks with reflectivity so bright it stops traffic. The Vespertine Pocket Tails is an adorable vest constructed with water-resistant Eco Circle® 100% recycled/recyclable polyester with a metal YKK zipper and lightweight highly reflective 3M stripes and piping. The whole vest stuffs handily into it’s own back pocket/pouch for easy storage in your purse or basket. The Vespertine Blossom Pin is a lovely reflective accessory, made from 3M Scotchlite, that functions as a broach or a hair clip.

Mission Workshop Arkiv Field Pack … $401 as shown

Mission Workshop Arkiv Field Packs offer supreme versatility, durability, and good looks.

Mission Workshop Arkiv Field Packs offer supreme versatility, durability, and good looks.

Mission Workshop Arkiv Bags use a modular system that allows for allows for the secure and simple attachment of weatherproof accessories to the exterior of the bag. This particular Arkiv bag is the 20 liter R6 version, which has 6 rails for the attachment of add ons. It’s made from a classic waxed canvas material that is soft to the touch and completely waterproof, and that will grow more beautiful as it ages. Mission Workshop bags are all handmade in San Franciso according to military spec construction, making them some of the most durable and bombproof bags available.

Brompton M-Type 3 Speed Folding Bicycle with Shimano Dynamo Lighting, Brooks B17 Special Saddle, and Schwalbe Marathon Tires … $1799.99 and
Brompton Mini O Bag … $164.99

Brompton bicycles are available with endless custom options. Bicycle Roots is a Brompton dealer and we can help you configure the Brompton Bicycle of your dreams.

Brompton bicycles are available with endless custom options. Bicycle Roots is a Brompton dealer and we can help you configure the Brompton Bicycle of your dreams.

Everyone knows that Brompton makes the best folding bikes, hands down. The Brompton bicycle features a unique design that allows it to fold into an extremely compact and portable package in just ten seconds. Unfolding is just as quick and easy. And Brompton bikes ride fantastic, just as smooth and comfortable as a regular bike! Brompton bicycles as available in a wide range of styles to suit each rider; this model features a 3 speed drivetrain, Shimano dynamo lighting system, Brooks B17 Special saddle, and Schwalbe Marathon Tires. For carrying small luggage such as a camera, snacks, wallet, phone and keys, add a Brompton Mini O-Bag, shown here in a coordinated red color.


Bicycle Roots has all the gear you need to have the best cycling experience of your life. We sell bikes from Giant, Scott, Surly, All-City, Gunnar, Yuba, and Brompton, as well as high quality bicycle parts and accessories to complete your ride. Orders over $50 at BicycleRoots.com get FREE Ground Shipping, and for a limited time, orders over $100 at BicycleRoots.com get FREE 2 Day Shipping. We’re here to help you find the very best cycling gear. Stop by our store at 609 Nostrand Avenue, give us at call at (718) 668-5224, or shoot us an email at info@bicycleroots.com. We look forward to being of assistance.

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