Merry Christmas! A Yearly Dilemma

If you’re anything like us, you’d spend days wondering what to get your family members, friends, loved ones and your colleagues for Christmas. You usually start with a set budget, of course. A friend of ours texted us the other day. She said she was looking for a gift for her boss, and that her boss cycles. She doesn’t know anything about bicycles so she’s asked us for some help. So we’ve decided to write this guide.

Gifts under $10

So maybe your office is having a secret Santa event. And the person you’re Secret Santa to is a cyclist. Rather then jumping the wagon and giving the (probably) health conscious fella another sugar laden treat, consider these items!

1) Supacaz Quikfix CO2 Cartridge

These CO2 cartridges are handy for any cyclist. We use them to pump up our tires in case of emergency flats or punctures. If you’re doing a secret Santa and the budget is not more than $10, you can get these!

2) Lezyne Tire Levers

These are another life-saving tool. Whether to be used at home by cyclists and home mechanics, or to be used on the go, again for the dreaded puncture or flat, tire levers are key and important for on the go tube changes.

Gifts under $50

So maybe this gift is for a work husband/wife, a beloved colleague, or maybe even your friends! Get these gifts for under $40.

At this point, we think it’s worth mentioning a bit of our shameless plugging. Bike Mart SG is having an online Supacaz Sale. It’s 40% off all online Supacaz purchases. Simply use the code ‘SUPASANTA’ to enjoy your 40% off.

Yeah, we also mentioned that because it really opens up a lot of avenues!

1) Supacaz Bartape

We carry many different series of Supacaz Bartapes, each with a variety of colours. Usually, these go for about $58 - $64. But with the discount code mentioned above, they can be gotten for under $50. Cyclists change these often. Because they get worn out pretty quick. So buy your friends 1, 2, 3 sets! In different colours. Some of us like to get fancy with our colours.

2) Supacaz Bottle Cages

Again, we have several models. These usually retail from $35 to $94 (yes, we know). With the abovementioned discount code, you spend a few dollars more than $50 for the fancy carbon ones that usually cost $94. Is your friend a weight weenie? If he/she is, he/she might really enjoy it.

3) Supacaz Supasox Twisted

Cycling socks!! Every cyclists has their own collection of favourite cycling socks. But cycling socks, like normal socks, wear down with use. We personally have members at the store who probably need some socks replaced. Why not get these high quality Supacaz socks? They come in a variety of colours. We usually would recommend these socks only for people who need a pair, but with the discount code, it really is a no-brainer. The only reason it’s not in the under $10 category is because it’s about $3 more after discount. Honestly, don’t think cycling socks get much cheaper than that.

Under $100

These are for your those you hold dear, surely. Not exactly splurging, but definitely important enough to spend this much!

1) Vittoria tires

Ensure your loved ones are always safe with new tires! Don’t let them ride with worn down ones. Not in Singapore’s tropical climate and wet weather conditions. We have a variety of Vittoria tires – Rubinos, Corsas, Corsa Controls.

2) Hauteworks Cliq Smart Light

If your loved one is a cyclist, chances are, they already have lights. But do they have a smart light like the Hauteworks Cliq? We doubt it. The Hauteworks Cliq has multiple features that really breaks the boundaries of a conventional rear light. We even wrote a review of it recently!

Under $1000

Now this has to be someone close to heart!

1) Garmin Electronics

If your loved one is already an avid cyclist, he/she probably already has one. If not, he/she will probably get one very soon anyway. Surprise your loved one with a Garmin device, either a cycling computer or a smart watch. These things help them with navigation and vital health tracking, which not only makes them want to continue cycling, which then improves their health, but it allows them to be more aware of their health status. Win – win, we say! We have cycling computers like the Garmin Edge series, or smart watches like the Forerunner.

That’s plenty of options for Xmas gifts for your loved ones, and a relief, if you were the same as us! We’d also like to take the opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year!