BUYER'S GUIDE

2017 Christmas Gifts for Cyclists – Cycling gifts for the home

Rugs, clocks and more to complete the cycling-themed household

Want to treat the cyclist in your life with some home comforts? Get brownie points for steering clear of the ubiquitous bike-themed pizza cutter and have a look instead at these gifts which will hit the mark for anyone who loves to display their passion around the house.

Vintage Cyclist Placemats — £43

Buy all four for £43 or individual mats for £12 each

Cyclists generally love their food, so make dinner a pleasure for the eyes too with this set of four placemats with vintage inspired images in black and white, by artist D C Hill. The lino printed mats are coated hardboard with a glossy finish, and are smart enough to grace any dining table.

Bicycle Wheel Clock — £55

Buy it now from Not On The High Street

Would you prefer that the cyclist in your life doesn’t bring their muddy bike inside? Well what about just a wheel then? This bike wheel clock can be used to keep track of when the next turbo session is due and is a quirky statement piece which liven up any living room.

Cykel Wallpaper — £43 per roll

Buy it now from Wallpaper Direct

If cycling is taking over your loved one’s life, then let it take over their whole room too. This beautiful print is available in a variety of colours from muted greys to the statement turquoise and tangerine pictured. It’s certainly more interesting than flying ducks on the wall.

Woven rug — £495

Buy it now from Woven

Want to push the boat out with a very special present? This rug is hand-tufted in New Zealand wool, and measures 180 x 120 cm. It features a classic round-town bike in black and red on a cream background, and though large, definitely doesn’t qualify as n+1.

Bikes of Hackney Lampshade — £99

Get one now from Ella Doran

This 20in lampshade by Ella Doran is one item in a series of furnishings with this distinctive and eclectic print. Available in pendant and standard lamp options, it will make any cycle lover’s eyes light up when they see it. Matching wallpaper, blind, coasters and cushions complete the collection.

Country Bicycle Cushion — £8

Buy it now from Dunelm

A simple way to update sofas and chairs is with new cushions, and this inexpensive offering from Dunelm features a turquoise Dutch bike with a basket full of flowers. Perfect to relax on after a country ride or tour.

Tandem Bicycle and Love Birds Duvet Cover — £60

Buy it from Redbubble

Want to make your way straight to the heart of a cyclist? How about showing them the Christmas love with this tandem printed duvet cover, so they can have sweet dreams (of riding LEJOG together).

Bicycle Tumblers Set of 8 — £55.97

Buy them now from Uncommon Goods

The bold bicycle screen prints on this set of 8 glass tumblers will make any occasion a tour de style. Available in tall and short options, these glasses are dishwasher safe, and will make sure ‘one for the road’ is followed by a cycle journey*, not a drive.

*We do not condone drinking alcohol and cycling. Much.

Mondrian Style Bike Print — £15.00

Buy it now or browse other cycling-themed prints at King & McGaw

Sassan Filsoof mixes the bright blocks of colour reminiscent of Mondrian with the strong silhouette of a bike in this striking print. Available on art paper, or upgraded to canvas or framed options, this would be a stunning addition to any wall.

Bike Love Tea Towel — £10

Buy it now from Cyclechic before the drying-up piles up

British designer Anthony Oram’s well-known Bike Love print, but now on a tea towel. Perfect for all the washing up that follows a full Christmas dinner.

Bicycle Bookends — £22

Buy now from Traidcraft

These Fairtrade bookends are made from recycled chains, and are shaped by traditional metalworkers in Moradabad, India. Finished in an antique copper paint, they will give a steampunk feel to any bookshelf.

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