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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bikers

The holiday season is in full swing which means it’s time to share wishlists and start shopping. Do you dread having to find gifts for your friends and family? You’re in luck. We’re doing all of the hard work for you this year. Our ultimate gift guide makes it easy to shop for the rider in your life, leaving you more time to kick back and relax.


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Helmet – Help protect a fellow rider’s noggin this holiday season by purchasing them a new helmet. The Icon Airflite is a popular choice among many riders because it looks awesome and offers incredible protection with its polycarbonate shell.

Gloves It’s crucial to keep your extremities protected and warm while riding and every rider needs a great pair of gloves. The leather construction of these gloves offers premium abrasion resistance along with maximum comfort.

Motorcycle Jacket – A motorcycle jacket is a classic gift that any rider would appreciate and use for years. Check out two of our favorite options below:

  • All-Season Women’s Motorcycle Jacket: This motorcycle jacket is also an all-season favorite among many women riders. It is completely waterproof and offers removable armor at an extremely affordable price point.


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Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset A Bluetooth headset is a must while riding. It allows you to make calls hands-free, listen to music, and get GPS instructions. This headset is waterproof, offers a long run time, is suitable for all helmets, and can easily connect to two smartphones.

Heated GripsIf gloves aren’t cutting it, why not consider heated grips for the rider in your life? These easy-to-install grips will keep hands toasty, and turning them on and off is as easy as using your turn signal.

Anti-Theft Motorcycle Alarm – Give the gift of peace of mind to the biker in your life with this anti-theft motorcycle alarm. This anti-theft system is waterproof, composed of durable metal, and the 110 dB loud alarm is sure to deter any thieves.

Motorcycle Books:

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Jupiter’s Travels: Four Years Around the World on a Triumph by Ted Simon This selection’s an oldie but a goodie. This biographical book highlights the experiences of Ted Simon as he rode his 500cc Triumph Tiger 100 around the world in the 1970s. We think this book should be on every biker’s reading “bucket list.”

Discovering the Motorcycle: The History. The Culture. The Machines. By Armand Ensanian –
If you’re into the history of motorcycling or want to learn more about it, then this is the book for you. Armand Ensanian spent 5 years of his life researching and photographing the history of motorcycling from 1867 to the present. This book covers everything from vintage classics to choppers and bobbers to motorcycle racing and museums.

Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well by David L. Hough This best selling book is a must-have for all riders regardless of experience level. It serves as a guide to sharpen handling skills, improve rides, and shows you first hand how to handle the unexpected on the road. It’s got it all and should be added to your library.

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Motorcycle Ornament Spruce up your tree this year with a motorcycle-themed ornament. This one from Harley-Davidson features Santa riding one of their classic cruisers. If you’re looking for a personalized or custom ornament, check out these options on Etsy.

Helmet Rack No more throwing your helmet in the garage and calling it a night. Your helmet and jacket deserve a cool resting place while not in use. This motorcycle helmet and jacket rack easily mounts to any wall and is made out of dark walnut and steel that looks like a piece of art.

Motorcycle Whiskey Decanter
Add some motorcycle love to your bar this holiday season with a motorcycle whiskey decanter. After a day of riding, who wouldn’t want to pour a glass of the good stuff out of this handcrafted decanter.

Tools & Maintenance:

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Motorcycle Care Kit – This seven-piece kit protects and cleans all motorcycle surfaces including leather, metal, plastic, and more. It’s got the goods to keep your bike looking great.

Tool Roll – Every rider needs a place to keep their tools. This Carhartt Legacy Tool Roll will do the job in style. It includes 19 slots for a variety of tools and houses three small pockets for additional storage. It comes in a variety of colors and will look great on any rider’s (or your personal) workbench.

Roadside Tool Kit – Riding can bring unexpected twists and turns, including mechanical issues. Stay ready on the go with this roadside tool kit that can fit in most saddlebags.

A New Bike:

The ultimate gift for any biker would be a new bike. If you’re in the market for a new ride or looking to surprise the motorcyclist in your life this holiday season, start your search on

Happy Holidays from Cycle Trader. We hope 2021 is full of epic rides.


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Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan is a Content Curator for Trader Interactive, serving the recreational brands RV Trader and Cycle Trader. Her mission is to provide thoughtful, practical content to those who are always on the hunt for their next adventure.

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