Christmas gifts for those who like to tour
Do big miles? Here’s some help with your festive wishlist to make things a little easier for your friends and family.
If you don’t want to include any of the below producst on your wishlist, we have 1000s more products on the MCN shop.
Maintaining a chain when you go on a trip can be slightly annoying, especially on days where you’ve got a lot of miles to cover. Thankfully a Scottoiler takes some of the hassle out of it and can even save precious luggage space which would otherwise be taken up by a can of chain lube. The latest Scottoiler system can last upto 800 miles between refills depending on the flow setting, and will fit most bikes. It even comes with a 250ml bottle of Scottoil
The TomTom Rider 42 not only gets you to your destination on time thanks to intelligent routes that avoid traffic in real time, it also helps you discover the best riding routes. The large 4.3 inch screen ensure you can always see your route ahead, and the device can be used in either landscape or portrait.
Kriega’s 20 litre tail pack is 100% waterproof and can fit directly onto your bike via four alloy hooks When it comes time to park your bike up for the night the bag also comes with a shoulder strap so it’s easy to carry off the bike. This bag is incredibly versatile and can also be used as a tank bag or pannier should you fancy it.
Most modern day touring bikes come with heated grips as standard – or at least as an optional extra – but if yours don’t, these grips are a lifesaver during the colder months. The thick rubber means they last well and there are five different heat settings.
Covering long distances is great, but it’s not so much fun when you arrive at your desination wearing stinky clothes. This undersuit from EDZ works in all temperatures to keep your body at a comfortable temperature. It wicks away sweat and can be rinsed each night and ready to go again the next morning.