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2023 Gift Guide for Cyclists

November 01, 2023
2023 Gift Guide for Cyclists

The wind in your hair, the open road stretching before you, and the thrill of adventure at your fingertips – there's nothing quite like the liberating experience of cycling. That’s why we designed our HydraPak biking gift guide to help you discover the perfect gift for the pedal enthusiast in your life. From high-performance gear to practical accessories, this guide is your one-stop-shop for gift ideas that will keep the wheels spinning and the spirits high.

Bike Bottle

Best For: Road and Gravel cyclists

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Breakaway 30oz

The Breakaway 30 oz water bottle offers a substantial volume of water to keep you quenched on long rides. Its generous capacity means fewer refills, allowing you to stay focused on the road ahead. The high-flow, self-sealing Surge™ Valve delivers a blast of hydration without messy spills–keeping you focused on the bike path, trailhead, or road ahead. Its light and squeezable features make this bottle the perfect cycling companion.

Available in 4 different colors ($13) or a 2-pack ($23.40)

Nutrition and Recovery

Best For: Riders in need of extra nutrition and post-ride recovery.

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Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel

Endurance nutrition is the perfect solution for quicker recovery, and staying fueled mid-spin. Simply mix it with water in your bottle or hydration pack and crush all your calorie, hydration and electrolyte goals. Featuring all natural ingredients including glucose and sucrose, this nutrition utilizes the same simple carbohydrates as your body creates, meaning no stomach aches to cramp your style. Tailwind nutrition empowers cyclists to push through the toughest climbs and maintain a strong pace, making it an indispensable asset for both competitive riders and those seeking to conquer personal goals on the road or trail.

Available in multiple flavors and sizes ($2.49 - $39.99)

Hydration Reservoir

Best For: Long distance rides that require more frequent hydration.

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Contour Lumbar 1.5L

The Contour Lumbar 1.5L is the perfect shape and size to fit waist packs allowing for optimal hydration on the go. The lightweight valve self seals after each sip and can be opened and locked with one hand to prevent leaks when not in use, allowing for continuous sipping while keeping your hands on the handlebars. With a significant water capacity, it eliminates the need for frequent stops or bulky bottles, enabling you to stay in the saddle and maintain a steady pace.

Available in 1.5L ($41)

Waist Bag

Best For: Cyclists looking for a comfortable way to carry their tool kit and water.

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Hot Laps 5L Bike Waist Bag

The Hot Laps 5L waist bag offers a hip pack boasting ample storage capacity, comparable to a small backpack. It comes equipped with a two-liter Hydrapak lumbar reservoir, along with extra room to accommodate an array of gear during your rides. This redesigned version includes a fleece-lined pocket on the padded hip belt for the storage of essentials like your phone or sunglasses. With convenient pockets and compartments, it ensures quick access to necessities without interrupting the ride. Whether you're on a short commute or a long-distance journey, a waist pack enhances convenience, allowing you to keep your focus on the road while ensuring all your cycling essentials are right at your side.

Available in 9 colors ($100)

Soft Bottle

Best For:  Quick and easy hydration access in jersey pockets.

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Stow 500 ml

A flexible water bottle offers incredible versatility and convenience while on the road. The Stow’s collapsible design takes up minimal space when not in use, making it a breeze to carry in your jersey pocket or backpack. These bottles are also easy to squeeze, allowing for quick, effortless hydration, especially when you need to maintain balance on uneven terrain. Whether you're cycling for miles or embarking on a short sprint, a flexible water bottle is a space-saving, practical solution that keeps you hydrated without slowing you down.

Available in 500ml ($16) and 1L ($19)

Bike Helmet

Best For: Every rider. Safety first!

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Smith Optics Forefront 2 MIPS

We know we don’t have to tell you that helmets are non-negotiables when it comes to safety. 

It provides crucial protection for the head in the event of a fall or collision, reducing the risk of serious head injuries. Beyond safety, a well-designed helmet is lightweight and aerodynamic, ensuring comfort and reduced wind resistance during rides. It also often features ventilation systems to keep the head cool and comfortable. 

Available in many colors ($250)