For those last minute Christmas buys this weekend, we've got you covered. Here are 9 gift ideas to get you in the mood for Santa's arrival:
AGV K-3 SV Guy Martin – £199.99
What is it? Live out your road-racing fantasies (safely!) with AGV’s pink and blue design inspired by one of the UK’s most successful modern road racers, Guy Martin. The helmet has a fully washable and removable interior plus a quick-release visor mechanism. It comes in two shell sizes and houses an integrated sun visor. Front intakes and an exhaust will help keep the wearer’s head well ventilated, and the lid is compatible with AGV’s Share Bluetooth communication system. For more information visit, www.agv.co.uk.
TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge – £49.99
What is it? The Isle of Man TT is viewed by many as the ultimate road race, challenging riders in a test of endurance against the clock on public roads. Now you can enjoy a slice of the action with this new TT game, playing as 24 different riders across 38 different bikes and sidecars – all in the comfort of your living room.
How much is it? £49.99, available for pre-order at www.game.co.uk.
Dainese Freccia72 leather jacket – £449.95
What is it? Part of Dainese’s all-new retro-inspired Settantadue collection,
the Freccia72 takes its inspiration from the brand’s classic two-stripe design. It
features vertical stripes down the arms and arrow stripes on the back. As well as
looking fantastic, the jacket also incorporates Dainese’s latest Pro-Armour protection and is compatible with the brand’s Pro-Armour back protector, too. This jacket is made of quality cowhide and offers a great fit, meaning you look just as good off the bike as you do on it. For more information visit, www.dainesesettantadue.com.
Wiz custom knee sliders
What is it? What better incentive to get your loved one out on trackdays in the New Year than with a pair of customised knee sliders from Wiz? With loads of options to choose from, including different backing patterns and puck designs, this could be the perfect way to give a personalised gift to the biker in your life this festive season. You can also add things like names, numbers, images, social media IDs and even website addresses. Just don’t be offended when the recipient grinds these away into the tarmac!
How much is it? Prices of these vary, depending on your preferred design. www.wizkneesliders.com.
MotoGP paddock chair – £179.99
What is it? Spice up your home or office with the official chair of the MotoGP rider paddock. Boasting a fully adjustable tilt and recline action, the chair comes with integrated shoulder and thigh support and is also height adjustable. As well as being full of features it looks great, with carbon fibre-effect vinyl upholstery and a chromed base finishing it off nicely. It also comes with memory-foam padding in the back section, for an added layer of comfort.
Gear Gremlin Seat Buddy – £24.99
What is it? The ideal companion for any rider, adding an extra level of comfort while you
work on or clean your bike. With four swivel castors, the Gear Gremlin lets you move around your garage without having to stand, too. The incorporated tool trays mean there’s no chance of you losing that socket, either – meaning the job gets finished in half the time with fewer expletives!
Motorcycle moneybox – £18.99
What is it? Another perfect stocking filler is this motorcycle-inspired moneybox from Get Geared. Made of pottery, the 10-inch, cruiser-style ’box is the ideal gift for any biker looking to save a bit of cash to help fund their habit. For more information visit, www.getgeared.co.uk
Biking hoodies – £34.99
What is it? Motorcyclists love bike-related clothing, so what better gift to give than a biker-friendly hoodie from Shot Dead in the Head? Available in a range of styles and sizes, this gift will keep you comfy and warm over the festive season. If hoods aren’t your thing, then you can also find mugs, T-shirts and wall posters – all ideal for Christmas.
How much is it? £34.99 www.shotdeadinthehead.com/mcn
Jupiter's Travels – By Ted Simon
What is it? A must for any bike enthusiast, this book follows Ted Simon’s four-year journey across 54 countries and 63,000 miles aboard a motorcycle in the late 1970s. During that time, Ted faced breakdowns, prison, war and disasters, and was treated as both a spy and a god by the people he met along the way. Well worth a read.
How much is it? £9.19 on www.amazon.co.uk