Remember those days spent tinkering with rear mechs after a tumble on your local trail in the woods, adjusting your handlebar and saddle position or learning how to get your brakes set-up just right so they didn’t squeak. For so many of us cyclist’s, days with dad either charging around the local common on a Saturday morning or getting oil on your hands in the garage are how we became so passionate about riding bikes.
With Father's Day coming up, many of you will be asking yourself “what do I buy dad!”. Well, if you’re a family of cyclists and your old man is a bike fanatic then you’ll want be getting one of these simple, but great gift ideas.
A must need companion to any cyclist’s jersey pocket or rucksack, the Fabric Sixteen Tool is super compact and features an ergonomic construction for ease of use in all conditions. With sixteen different tool combinations, all those on-the-road issues can easily be resolved. Fabric have become known in the industry for their aesthetics and logical approach to making things that work for the cyclist, and the Sixteen Tool is no exception. Any dad would be delighted to open this on the 18th.
Have a commuter obsessed dad? Well, the Brompton Tool Kit is a fantastic and innovative addition to any dad with the best folding bike in the world. Fitting neatly in the front frame tube in an enclosed package, the tool kit contains everything dad will ever need to fix punctures and make running repairs and adjustments on the road.
A fun t-shirt designed around the heritage of road racing, the Campy Van tee from Endurance Conspiracy has a ridiculously soft construction and a front graphic inspired by the famously sleek Italian brand Campagnolo. For the dad who loves road racing, the Campy Van t-shirt is an ideal addition.
For the mountain bike obsessed dad there’s the Obsessed short sleeve tech tee from Fox Clothing. Wear on or off the bike, in hot and humid conditions or layer up when it gets cold, this technical tee is constructed out of TRUDRI fabric to wick sweat away and has a rapid dry time.
Muc-Off has always been at the top of the game when it comes to cleaning and lubricating products, and the C3 Dry Ceramic Lube is perhaps their pinnacle in lubrication technology. Featuring Nano Ceramic additives, the C3 dry lube delivers ultra-low friction that boasts up to 10 times the performance of conventional oils.
Is your dad a devout Team Sky fan and perhaps has the whole team kit? Well, give him the finishing detail with the Castelli Team Sky Cycling Cap. With a comfortable four panel construction and both Castelli and Team Sky branding, this cap is ideal for the roadie dad!
Is your dad looking for a new bike but can’t decide on which one? Well, CycleSurgery now offers a 50-bike demo fleet at our VeloPark store! Why not treat your dad to a test day where he can demo a range of bikes on the mile long closed road circuit or the singletrack mountain bike track just next to our store in Stratford. Why not get two sessions and go along with your dad for a day of riding and bike demoing.
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If you’re really stuck for an idea then a gift card is a perfect default option. Easily pick one up online or in your local CycleSurgery. Available from £10 to £500.
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